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  1. Thread: Coronavirus

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    100 deaths out of 30,000 cases (the low estimate...

    100 deaths out of 30,000 cases (the low estimate of 5 unknown cases for every confirmed case), or 100 deaths out of 60,000 cases (the high estimate of 10 unknown cases for every confirmed case)
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  2. Thread: Coronavirus

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    The increase in cases is absolutely expected....

    The increase in cases is absolutely expected. There are some good videos on youtube explaining the exponential rise in cases until the plateau point is reached.


    Just got this email today...
  3. By definition, we cannot be ready for a mankind...

    By definition, we cannot be ready for a mankind ending virus.


    In reality, of course we arent ready. We will probably never be ready. The total population versus healthcare providers and finite...
  4. Thread: Coronavirus

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    Hey there Doc, thanks for taking the time to...

    Hey there Doc, thanks for taking the time to respond. Those projections are scary, but what is the probability if actually hitting those numbers? I know yearly projections for flu are wrong,...
  5. Thread: Coronavirus

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    These outbreaks can be instructive for overall...

    These outbreaks can be instructive for overall knowledge of public health. In particular showing your immune system the uniform of a potential invader (virus) so that if it ever sees a soldier...
  6. Thread: Coronavirus

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    In summary 30,000 people died from the flu last...

    In summary 30,000 people died from the flu last year. Another 30,000 died in car accidents.**


    I remember: H1N1 (2009), MERS (2012), Ebola (2014), Coronavirus (2020).**


    Take it from me: The...
  7. Thread: Coronavirus

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    2. Every upper respiratory virus has the...

    2. Every upper respiratory virus has the potential to be lethal. Patients unfortunately die from many upper respiratory viral infections every year - most prominently the influenza virus. 30,000...
  8. Thread: Coronavirus

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    I am a medical student, and I came across this...

    I am a medical student, and I came across this physician's comments that literally everyone should spam everywhere they can.



    Marc Serota (one of our former allergy fellows at Childrens Mercy)...
  9. Thread: Coronavirus

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    There is a lot to explain here, I'll get to it...

    There is a lot to explain here, I'll get to it tomorrow or Sunday

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  10. Thread: Coronavirus

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    This whole Coronavirus likely has nothing to do...

    This whole Coronavirus likely has nothing to do with what any individual person did. Just like swine flu, or bird flu. Mutations happen. People get sick. People travel all over the world, and with a...
  11. Thread: Coronavirus

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    It may not have anything to do with us handling...

    It may not have anything to do with us handling bats. It may. You cannot assume that handling bats is the main cause of this outbreak. It could have been completely incidental.

    Did you know that...
  12. Thread: Coronavirus

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    It has nothing to do with eating bats. It may...

    It has nothing to do with eating bats. It may have to do with handling bats. If that were the case there would be a higher incidence of cases in those populations. Which, there has not been.

    If a...
  13. Thread: Coronavirus

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    Coronavirus has been around for who knows how...

    Coronavirus has been around for who knows how long. It's one of the viruses that causes common cold. As with many viruses, coronavirus undergoes mutations regularly. Sometimes those mutations cause...
  14. Thread: Coronavirus

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    That's not really how any of it works. You're...

    That's not really how any of it works. You're confusing transmission rates of different things. Coronavirus is respiratory transmission. You cant get sick from it by eating anything (whether a burger...
  15. Discussion: There's always money in the banana stand Sent...

    There's always money in the banana stand

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    Discussion: Additionally- Solo home run %es Bryant -...

    Additionally-

    Solo home run %es

    Bryant - 53.6% of career home runs
    Bonds - 59.1% of career home runs
    Pujols - 54.9% of career home runs
    Trout - 65.6% of career home runs

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    Discussion: Player A 2.17% of career homeruns were walk offs...

    Player A
    2.17% of career homeruns were walk offs
    42.7% of career homeruns were to tie or take the lead
    13.7% of career homeruns were in high leverage situations
    52% of career homeruns were in...
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