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sparks wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:08 am Got my single shot vaccination today.

How long before the Bill Gates chips give me super powers?
I'm already tracking you, pal.

Your cellphone coverage should be perfect with all the 5G in you now.
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Hope so because Verizon's coverage sucks of late for some reason. :)
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My 5G chip was inserted a couple days ago. Well, half of it. Damn Moderna chips.
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Birthrates tumble worldwide, clouding post-pandemic prospects

Maintaining growth and social safety nets face challenge if declines persist

Global data on births in December and January, nine months after many countries began feeling the impact of the coronavirus, paints a grim picture for population growth that clouds prospects for sustaining the international economy.

Births have fallen between 10% and 20% in such countries as Japan, France and Spain -- and even more in some areas -- exacerbating a widespread downward trend in fertility. This has sparked concern about whether these economies will be able to grow and maintain their social safety nets should the declines continue.

While the latest data is not yet available for mainland China, births plummeted 56% on the year in January in Hong Kong, and fell 23% in Taiwan. South Korea and Japan, already grappling with low birthrates and aging populations, slipped 6.3% and 14%.

In Italy, the first major hot spot of last spring's outbreak in Europe, births slumped 22% on the year in December. Spain saw a 20% plunge in January. Births in France slid 13% in January -- the steepest drop since 1975, according to the country's national statistics bureau.

The "context of a health crisis and huge uncertainty may have discouraged couples from procreating or prompted them to postpone their parenting project for several months," a bureau representative told reporters. Many would-be parents were likely leery of giving birth in hospitals crowded with coronavirus patients.
https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Socie ... -prospects

I understand Japan's problems with an aging population (and not liking immigration), but the author seems to believe we humans can expand forever. On Mars?
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I have a feeling birth rates will spring back and then some.
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https://www.ideastream.org/news/ohio-am ... e-in-cases
Holmes County, where half of the population is Amish, has the lowest vaccination rate in the state, with just 10 percent of the population fully vaccinated.

The county was hit hard by the virus. Hospitals filled up during a fall surge, and the county recorded one of the highest mortality rates in the state, said health commissioner Michael Derr.

“We had to open up extra wings in our hospital to kind of cover that,” Derr said. “Our most fatal month was November and December, right after the holidays.”
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How Covid Upended a Century of Patterns in U.S. Deaths

The U.S. death rate in 2020 was the highest above normal since the early 1900s — even surpassing the calamity of the 1918 flu pandemic.

A surge in deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic created the largest gap between the actual and expected death rate in 2020 — what epidemiologists call “excess deaths,” or deaths above normal.

Aside from fatalities directly attributed to Covid-19, some excess deaths last year were most likely undercounts of the virus or misdiagnoses, or indirectly related to the pandemic otherwise. Preliminary federal data show that overdose deaths have also surged during the pandemic.

A New York Times analysis of U.S. death patterns for the past century shows how much 2020 deviated from the norm.

A shift in a downward trend

Since the 1918 pandemic, the country’s death rate has fallen steadily. But last year, the Covid-19 pandemic interrupted that trend, in spite of a century of improvements in medicine and public health.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/202 ... -toll.html for details.
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Humans really think the herd will never be culled
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Or more likely, they aren’t part of the herd
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A reminder for our HCQ/zinc/vit. D fans:

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"The probability that a vaccine for an emerging ailment becomes a public health tool is nearly zero.
Finding a vaccine is an idiotic challenge."
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The research that led to the Covid 19 was about creating a new kind of vaccine

Since a coronavirus mutates there has never been a vaccine that works

So researchers created a bunch of really infectious ones, so they could test vaccines against the spike protein rather than the virus
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Just as with the original SARS, there is no natural in the wild version of COVID-19

But it can be made in a lab starting with a bat virus
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India Covid crisis: Chief minister asks scientists to convert nitrogen into oxygen; Twitter in splits

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The barrage of memes came after he proposed the "solution" to the country's current oxygen shortage.

Reacting to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s recent statement asking scientists to look into the possibility of converting nitrogen to oxygen as a solution to the ongoing Covid crisis in India, Twitter users have responded like only they can — with memes.

In a now-deleted tweet, the chief minister's office had directed that institutions like IIT Kanpur should coordinate with experts to explore the proposal.

Twitter users, however, were unimpressed.
https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronaviru ... -in-splits (with the tweets)
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If they turn lead into gold, people will be rich and able to buy all the oxygen they need!
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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There have been 7m-13m excess deaths worldwide during the pandemic

The rich world suffered relatively badly, but most of the dying has been elsewhere

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https://www.economist.com/briefing/2021 ... e-pandemic
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Life expectancy?
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One sure indicator of increasing deaths, is an increase in the workload of undertakers

While it is seemingly impossible for any government agency to keep track of deaths and publish the data

The funeral business numbers should be available
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"Winners will not have the option of remaining anonymous." Would it be worth a million dollars to become an asshat target?

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robinson wrote: Mon Mar 09, 2020 2:52 am This artificial panic is the media trying to use a situation to fuck over the world, to ensure Trump is blamed

And it worked!
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ed wrote: Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:57 pm NY went out of it's way to become infected. Heads should roll
One can dream
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Pyrrho wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 3:14 pm
About bloody time. Balance of probabilities to me looks like lab leak.
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still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris
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Pyrrho wrote: Tue May 18, 2021 10:36 am "Winners will not have the option of remaining anonymous." Would it be worth a million dollars to become an asshat target?

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It might be. I bet I could benefit from a million dollars for a lot longer than the time before said asshats are distracted by something else.
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Childhood immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas

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In 2020, the state of Texas implemented coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) social distancing guidelines in order to prevent surges at Texas hospital emergency rooms and in intensive care units. As noted in other states, an unintended consequence of these activities was significant declines in childhood immunizations. After analyzing state-wide immunization register data for Texas, we observed a 47% relative decline in immunization rates between 2019 and 2020 among 5-month-olds and a 58% decline among 16-month-olds. We observed a small decline (5%) among 24-month-olds, and no decline in vaccines received at birth (Hepatitis B). Declines were larger in rural counties compared to urban. These declines are superimposed on increases in state vaccine exemptions over the last five years due to an aggressive anti-vaccine movement in Texas. There are concerns that continued declines in childhood immunization coverage due to COVID-19 could lead to co-endemics of measles and other vaccine preventable diseases.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 0X21005090 (rest behind paywall)
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WSJ has an article. However:


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Worth a read


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Your Covid feelgood news of the day, a story about a deputy sheriff who posted far and wide that vaccines were unnecessary:

Best response:

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Yeah
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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Had a plumber here the other day. No mask. "I'm vaccinated!"

You could still be carrying it, dude. Going into someone's house? Wear the mask.

He also tracked concrete dust through the kitchen from wherever his previous stop was.

Not our usual plumber, whose staff always wear shoe covers.

I may be a bit stupid about masks at this point. Probably because my aunt and uncle died from the virus, thanks to some careless person.
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