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re: How can Mexico and Canada have so few deaths - rds dc
[quote] Probably becaue they aren't lying about the cause of death[/quote] Mexico's nCFR is nearly twice that of tbe US. I don't think you know what you are taking about. ...
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re: How can Mexico and Canada have so few deaths - rds dc
[quote]Mexico[/quote] Has a nCFR over 5%. They are headed in the wrong direction. ...
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re: Minnesota infection rate is the lowest in the country - rds dc
[quote]Minnesota infection rate is the lowest in the country[/quote] We really need to open back up most rural areas. In a state like Minnesota, keep the urban areas locked down but don't punish the rural low population density areas at the same time. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
Mexico just submitted updated numbers for today and their nCFR is now over 5%. As this has spread across the globe the 5% barrier has been a good rule of thumb for when things are starting to get out of hand. ...
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re: 12 days ago US death rate % was 15th highest... - rds dc
I think that is a more a result of other countries nCFR rates going higher, in fact, the US used to have a much lower nCFR. The most concerning thing that I see is Mexico, Brazil, DR, Ecuador, etc all moving above 4%. Central & S. America seems to be headed in the wrong direction pretty quickly. ...
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re: No new Covid-19 deaths in Arkansas in the past 24 hours; 16 total. No stay at home order - rds dc
[quote]We have a VERY low population density throughout the state and were quick to cancel school. I can go on a 20 mile bike ride from my house and not come within 25 ft of a single person. There's a ton to do here with similar scenarios. Our gov did a great job of closing 2 state parks near ...
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re: Why are we not demanding antibody tests to be made available? - rds dc
[quote]Why are we not demanding antibody tests?[/quote] Many are trying to get antibody testing up and running with various levels of success but it is proving to be some what difficult. Apparently, past exposure to other coronaviruses (there are 4 known endemic human coronaviruses) can cause fal...
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re: The Chinese Communist Party deserves a lot of blame for the coronavirus crisis - rds dc
[quote]Chinese Communist Party & US MSM deserve ALL THE blame for the coronavirus crisis[/quote] Fixed it. Remember when the MSM called anyone that questioned the CCP narrative a conspiracy theory nut that hated Chinese people? Fun times. ...
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re: Fearmongers, skyscreamers and chicken littles - rds dc
[quote][img]https://i.imgur.com/ELnSqds.png[/img][/quote] Or, social distancing really works :dunno: People have been using it for a long time [img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET5-ahVWoAEyXrC?format=jpg&name=small[/img] ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
Daily airline volume on Saturday was approximately 100k passengers. For the same date one year ago the volume was over 2 million passengers. ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
Another "shocking" story of tests from China not working. [quote]Britain has millions of coronavirus antibody tests, but they don’t work[/quote] [link=(https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/britain-has-millions-of-coronavirus-antibody-tests-but-they-don-t-work-j7kb55g89)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
[quote]IHME site with these projections[/quote] Just a reminder, that is a very simplistic model and it appears to be prone to jumping around with projections at the state level. I posted something on that model here [link=(https://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=89399556&s=2&p=88...
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re: Which is the alien secretly saving humanity from COVID-19? - rds dc
[img]https://media.giphy.com/media/JwNPAckJDiPsI/giphy.gif[/img]...
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re: Haiku thread - rds dc
Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase Hakuna Matata! Ain't no passing craze It means no worries For the rest of your days It's our problem-free philosophy Hakuna Matata!...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
[quote]What’s the US at?[/quote] [img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EU4IY-zWoAAfZFi?format=jpg&name=small[/img] I didn't make that graphic but it really should be nCFR, we don't know what the CFR or IFR are at this point. We can use the current data to calculate cCFR but that will be higher than...
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re: Dr. Fauci says COVID19 could become seasonal - rds dc
[quote]Dr. Fauci says COVID19 could become seasonal[/quote] This has been a pretty common thought in the field. There are 4 known endemic human coronaviruses (part of the common cold family), immunity to coronaviruses doesn't appear to last, vaccines for other coronaviruses have proven difficult ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
[quote]quote: quote: quote: The world has passed 200,000 confirmed cases with a nCFR of 4%. Now past 300k with nCFR 4.3% Now past 400k with nCFR 4.4% Now past 1 million confirmed cases with nCFR 5.2%[/quote] Now past 1.25 million confirmed cases with nCFR 5.5%...
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re: Let’s talk COVID-19 & Africa(Please keep the race BS out) - rds dc
[quote] 3. They’re just not testing. That simple.[/quote] The nCFR for Africa is 5%. Before things got muddied by local transmissions numerous cases were traced back to various locations in Africa. Both of these data points suggest that the virus is more widespread in Africa than current totals ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - rds dc
[quote] I just heard on the BBC that Ecuador reportedly has bodies in body bags laying around. [/quote] There are numerous well sourced reports that things are bad down there. In fact, it looks like many urban areas in Central & S America are getting hit hard....
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