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by Collector
March 11th, 2020, 8:35 am
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"Smoking and vaping increase risk of serious illness with coronavirus" Mayor Bill de Blasio

" got the novel coronavirus back in January. "

u know the subtype?
by Collector
March 11th, 2020, 8:16 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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UK health minister Dorries diagnosed with coronavirus "Dorries said she took “all the advised precautions” as soon as she was told of her diagnosis." "The Times reported that Dorries met hundreds of people in Parliament in the past week and attended a reception with Prime Minister Boris Johnson."  ...
by Collector
March 10th, 2020, 12:44 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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"CDC tells people over 60 or who have chronic illnesses like diabetes to stock up on goods and buckle down for a lengthy stay at home" 

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/09/many-americans-will-be-exposed-to-coronavirus-through-2021-cdc-says.html
by Collector
March 9th, 2020, 8:03 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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If rats can get covid-19 vaccine, then I guess they also can be carriers 

Coronavirus: British researchers begin vaccine tests on rats

so if isolated in the countryside and still get it, it was not for sure from the post woman....
by Collector
March 9th, 2020, 6:04 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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quiet from P today, but I guess he stand in line to get his weakly rationing: UK supermarkets ration toilet paper to prevent stockpiling " British supermarkets trying to prevent shoppers from stockpiling have put purchase limits on items including pasta, anti-bacterial wipes, hand soap, toilet paper...
by Collector
March 9th, 2020, 4:38 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Moscow city: people ignoring coronavirus self-isolation rules could face prison "MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow city authorities threatened prison terms of up to five years on Sunday for people failing to self-isolate in their homes for two weeks after visiting countries hit hard by the coronavirus outb...
by Collector
March 8th, 2020, 5:35 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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What's the best soap/gel to use?
And not too expensive.
the one not sold out is preferable, the one sold out can indeed be expensive. Soap use likely triple in weeks to come ?

make soap yourself (and send me a piece for quality check, if good, i use it for Christmas!)
by Collector
March 8th, 2020, 3:43 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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" So should you get it now when things are relatively normal? " you mean S type first and then later L ? I wonder if S type (less aggressive) give partly immunity against L type (the aggressive type). What if S is the "vaccine" to L.... would be interesting to see sub types spread by countries, espe...
by Collector
March 8th, 2020, 3:17 pm
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homeopathy is big in germany  Not a molecule of sense      Germany is still stubbornly wedded to the controversial treatments "Germans are nine times as likely as Britons to embrace homeopathy, with annual sales of about 55 million individual products" and yes they like Sauerkarut. Who drinks most b...
by Collector
March 8th, 2020, 11:59 am
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in county side no reason to panic, we have moss and much else. I also hear old paper newspapers increasing in demand in cities! "Australian paper prints extra pages to help with coronavirus toilet paper shortage" https://nypost.com/2020/03/05/australian-paper-prints-extra-pages-to-help-with-toilet-p...
by Collector
March 8th, 2020, 11:31 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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" Footage showed a group of women arguing in an aisle over a pack of toilet rolls as staff had to intervene and police were called." "Police in Australia have urged shoppers not to panic buy during the coronavirus outbreak after a row over loo paper turned violent in a Sydney supermarket." https://...
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