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24. I am not a scientist. All my science courses in college were for the non-science majors.
Sun Jun 28, 2020, 05:21 PM
Jun 2020

I have been reading about Covid-19 and what real scientists have been saying. I believe we have reached the tipping point. I have been posting that by the end of this year we will have 1,390,000 deaths from Covid-19 and flu. You have to add the flu because with both of them we will run out of ventilators. I am seriously thinking that my count may be overly optimistic. I sincerely hope I am wrong. It seems like every day the more I read about what people are doing the less I believe the majority of people will do what needs to be done. As I have written before, the quotes that more than one person has said, One death is a tragedy, one million deaths is a statistic. Too many people are now not reacting to death counts.

I think we should all check out of the Holiday Inn Express and leave it to actual scientists BannonsLiver Jun 2020 #1
We agree, just not the head scientist in the US who keep double talking vaccines instead of using uponit7771 Jun 2020 #3
Maybe you could put together a list of approved scientists BannonsLiver Jun 2020 #10
What's going to happen when other Countries that are doing OK now, open up? forthemiddle Jun 2020 #36
If there's a high staffed, accurate, penetrating sentinel process that involves a federated TTI ... uponit7771 Jun 2020 #37
I would be good with that if the actual scientists were being listened to StarryNite Jun 2020 #9
True, but that has very little to do with the OP BannonsLiver Jun 2020 #11
They called Chenobyl a Turbineguy Jun 2020 #2
lol, was that in the HBO series? I wouldn't doubt it, the US is being ran by the first set of ... uponit7771 Jun 2020 #4
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Turbineguy Jun 2020 #6
There's A Terrific 1Hour Doc ProfessorGAC Jun 2020 #12
This virus is worse than Chernobyl. hunter Jun 2020 #8
👍 uponit7771 Jun 2020 #25
It's more like a real life Skynet. Initech Jun 2020 #27
Unrequested fission surplus cemaphonic Jun 2020 #23
I wouldnt be surprised! Lucinda Jun 2020 #5
Any explosion... Hugin Jun 2020 #7
An Explosion Is An Explosion ProfessorGAC Jun 2020 #14
It's basic high school physics... Hugin Jun 2020 #16
The Ro of CV19 is now 5.7 median (link) uponit7771 Jun 2020 #18
Thanks for refreshing me, uponit7771. Hugin Jun 2020 #20
That's the unmitigated R0 Ms. Toad Jun 2020 #32
Correct, the area's relative Ro may be lower if there's proper NPI being implemented but Trump is uponit7771 Jun 2020 #38
they never did wear masks. Ms. Toad Jun 2020 #40
Well, Wellstone ruled Jun 2020 #13
+1, and Sweden's experiment did NOT help its economy. I read an article where multiple studies uponit7771 Jun 2020 #19
I do hope folks understand Wellstone ruled Jun 2020 #29
JMHO it's the exponential growth. With so many infected it would seem to be like a nuclear reactor Thekaspervote Jun 2020 #15
Unnnn, what about the spread in the US? Those guys are wearing masks, the cities where BLM protest uponit7771 Jun 2020 #21
Italy and the UK have also made similar claims. Initech Jun 2020 #31
The way to control it after a certain point is to test EVERYONE. Isolate all those affected, even if Doodley Jun 2020 #17
+1, that's the active NPI cities have to enact after a big outbreak. We have to isolate to bring ... uponit7771 Jun 2020 #22
I am not a scientist. All my science courses in college were for the non-science majors. marie999 Jun 2020 #24
I think they'll go back to lockdown SIP before 250,000 that would be horrible uponit7771 Jun 2020 #26
That's the nature of exponential growth. Ms. Toad Jun 2020 #28
Wth is NPi? Tipperary Jun 2020 #30
Shelter in place works- Ms. Toad Jun 2020 #33
"non pharmacological interventions" uponit7771 Jun 2020 #35
Herd immunity was a disaster in Sweden...they could lose half their population before this is over. Demsrule86 Jun 2020 #34
kick Demovictory9 Jun 2020 #39
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