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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]These numbers seem significantly different than what we are seeing in Hong Kong and Singapore. [/quote] It's still not clear, to me at least, how these cases are being confirmed globally, how widespread the testing is in various regions, or what criteria are being used to administer a test...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]Other than correlation of travel to Hubei, are there really any unique symptoms that don't apply to other flu viruses before you get to the pneumonia stage?[/quote] Nothing that I've read about. Supposedly fewer upper respiratory symptoms vs lower, but the symptoms of most infectious resp...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]Meanwhile in the US, flu statistics: 29 million cases 280,000 hospitalizations 16,000 deaths including 105 children[/quote] There's a different method of counting here. Most of these flu cases were diagnosed clinically, i.e. based on signs and symptoms. Covid-19 cases are diagnosed only...
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re: anybody worried about stock market going down tomorrow - wdhalgren
I won't downvote you, but I have to point out a flaw in your logic. History, both recent and distant, has proven that there's no limit to how far a country (or monetary authority) can debase their currency. Ben Bernake said it himself (paraphrased, i.e., from memory), "a determined central bank wi...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]Modeling laboratory confirmed cases is one thing. Modeling symptomatic cases is another. You can't use the model for one to predict the other with a novel virus. [/quote] Yeah, your model and everyone else's became useless due to incessant changes in the case definitions. So why has China...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
If you know exactly what the situation is in China, I'd love to hear it straight from the source of truth. They've changed their case count criteria twice in the past week or so, so nobody even knows what the numbers mean. They wouldn't allow the CDC in the country. They've apparently been suppre...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]The next month will be very interesting[/quote] [quote]This has been posted probably at least once per page since the start of this thread [/quote] Speaking for myself, it has been really interesting so far. Not just the epidemiological data (such as it is), but also the political and ...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]How can you forget the annual norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships? [/quote] I've basically stopped watching televised news the last few years and I just read what interests me on the internet. I've seen the headlines about outbreaks of intestinal virus on cruise ships but obviously didn't...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]600 people got norovirus on a cruise just last year.[/quote] Ha! I guess my memory's not very good....
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re: Auburn’s Greg Robinson - wdhalgren
[quote]Quan Bray was busted with Robinson. Another former University of Auburn player. [/quote] One of many Georgia recruits they thought they were stealing from UGA who never amounted to much. ...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
I know cruise ships are a special case because of high population density, common eating areas, common circulation, etc., but I don't remember any kind of infection being contracted by 600 plus people on a single ship, or two deaths....
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re: Coronavirus can't be baked in to the market already right? - wdhalgren
[quote]Maybe the impact was blunted because we were already in a trade war, which made Chinese supply lines less important than hey would be otherwise?[/quote] For the last 10 years, the impact of any bad news has been blunted downside or outright bullish for stocks, because everyone assumes the ...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]Really does anyone really believe today's numbers for the rest of the mainland? We have more international cases today than the rest of the mainland (without the Wuhan #s)?[/quote] It's not unreasonable to doubt official data from anywhere on the planet. The problems include complexity of...
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re: 9-19 @ Alabama - wdhalgren
[quote]You are on record though for I told you so. [/quote] Well, if I'd known I was at risk for an "I told you so", I would have kept that opinion to myself. Lesson learned, Leon....
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]How do you make a virus that targets Wuhanians?[/quote] If I knew that, then I'd probably have an opinion about the origin of this virus. I'm just commenting on the early apparent spread and severity of disease. An effective bioweapon would not necessarily be one that spread severe disea...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]Pretty shitty bio weapon if so. [/quote] I don't have an opinion on how this virus originated because I'm not an expert in virology and wouldn't have enough data if I was. But, if you wanted a bioweapon that was relatively targetted to a limited demographic and didn't spread widely, this...
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re: 9-19 @ Alabama - wdhalgren
[quote] People think he is overrated because he didn't excel in our antiquated offense are dead wrong. [/quote] I try to assess RB's on how they move and how they handle contact, regardless of the system. Cook is fairly fast, quick, relatively small and not very powerful. I see lots of recruits...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]So still fitting the same narrative for deaths outside of China, either elderly or directly from the area... honestly surprised nobody else has succumb to it. [/quote] May have and didn't get diagnosed. I doubt every country has done 100% coronavirus testing for every case of fatal com...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]Those claiming warmer weather may slow it: There's no data to back that up at the moment. [/quote] I assumed the temperature claims were related to in vitro survival of the virus. That doesn't seem like it would be all that difficult to determine. Take samples of live virus, smear on a ...
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re: People are collapsing on Wuhan streets - ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY*** - wdhalgren
[quote]lumping in previous clinically diagnosed cases to make up for lost time?[/quote] Yesterday's number was apparently a "catch up" number, to reflect the current situation. Why they decided to this now is another matter, because I don't believe transparency was necessarily the only reason, e...
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