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And yet another indication this coronavirus is about done - KwoodTiger
[quote]The Oxford University mission to find a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus is in "a race against the virus disappearing, and against time," Adam Hill, director at Oxford University's Jenner Institute, said this weekend. Hill told The Telegraph newspaper that the number of people in the UK wi...
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Odds of running into someone with Covid in US range from 1:300 to 1:500 - KwoodTiger
Current active US cases of 1.1MM over US population of 330.8MM equals 0.3% of population (1:300’ish). Further, of the 0.3%, many in nursing homes, prison, or sick in bed which likely lowers than number in public to 0.1% or 0.2%. And, given that most of us aren’t hugging strangers in general, ...
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re: CDC now says coronavirus 'does not spread easily' via contaminated surfaces - KwoodTiger
[quote]If this thing was as contagious as originally feared, so many more hospital workers would have been infected[/quote] That’s the thing...this virus isn’t nearly as contagious as being portrayed. And, now CDC confirms what doctors have been saying since freakin March. The virus is transmitted ...
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Trump admin needs to redefine the narrative with stats - KwoodTiger
Dems/MSM media winning the narrative battle based on continued irrational fear of general population. General population acts like 99% of the public has the virus instead of the exact opposite. Dems//MSM winning because vast majority of everyday conversations continue to focus on reaction functio...
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re: Bloomberg article on Georgia reopening and implications for other states - KwoodTiger
Sorry...posted too quickly. This sort of news should be one of THE most important stories as it is extremely instructive. Praise to the Georgia governor for being one of the first ones over the wall. ...
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Bloomberg article on Georgia reopening and implications for other states - KwoodTiger
[quote]Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s move to allow businesses to reopen almost three weeks ago, widely ridiculed by public-health officials, has so far not resulted in a surge of hospitalizations or deaths. That’s caught the attention of economists. Some Wall Street economists say a continued decli...
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re: Who are the All-Time Great Villains of SEC? - KwoodTiger
[quote]Bear Bryant Cheater, drunkard, took advantage of no signing limits to keep players away from rivals, drove teams out of the league with oversigning tactics, refused to integrate until getting his arse handed to him by USC, refused to play at in-state rival's venue, ran his own players ragge...
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re: Other than LSU games, what football games are y'all watching? - KwoodTiger
NBCSN had some replays of mid-80s and early-90s Orange Bowls, Fiesta Bowls, and other national games. Miami vs OU, Miami vs Florida St, Nebraska vs Florida State. Was awesome. Also, nice that LSU is finally on that stage. ...
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re: National Championships in the poll era - KwoodTiger
[quote]What poll did they win?[/quote] Don’t know. Just referenced the official NCAA.org website and went back to when AP poll began (hence the early Minnesota representation). If we went back to pre-poll era to include 1908, that’s when things get wonky with all sorts of teams winning in a pa...
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National Championships in the poll era - KwoodTiger
Winning 1 more will put us in some pretty good company with only 5 programs ahead of us...could argue approaching blue blood status: Alabama - 12 Notre Dame - 9 Ohio St - 8 Oklahoma - 7 USC - 7* Nebraska - 5 Miami - 5 LSU - 4 Texas - 4 Minnesota - 4 Amongst SEC programs: Alabama - 12...
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re: UPDATED: Daily COVID-19 Stats as of 8:10 PM PM CST 5/24/20 Final Numbers for the Day - KwoodTiger
Anyone seeing the German uptick in cases in the data that the media is reporting?...
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What does Tua's dad do for a living? - KwoodTiger
Nice set up in AL....
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Looks like better days in early May for TX per Abbott - KwoodTiger
[quote]"This is going to be happening the first couple of days of May, where you'll be able to go back and go dining under safe standards," said the governor. "You're going to be able to get a haircut, you'll be able to go to a hair salon, you're going to be able to do some things people have been l...
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Gov Abbott needs to step in now, not Monday - KwoodTiger
[quote]Coronavirus updates: Mayor Turner reports zero new COVID-19 deaths in Houston for the 3rd straight day[/quote] This is getting beyond absurd....
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re: Harris County to issue mandatory mask order for 30 days - KwoodTiger
Gov Abbott did interview last night on channel 2. Says his executive orders supercede all conflicting county and city orders. Also alluded to announcing on Monday the reopening of restaraunts and hair salons. Link below: [link=(https://www.click2houston.com/news/texas/2020/04/22/gov-abbott-teases...
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re: ESPN showing Ali vs. Frazier - KwoodTiger
This is incredible ...
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re: Anyone live in the Kingwood TX area and can give me some insight on the elementary school - KwoodTiger
[quote] The only thing the Woodlands trumps Kingwood on is places to eat. There is a much better selection of places to grub there imo, but I am in the back of Kingwood and pretty much draw the line at traveling outside the wire very often.[/quote] Agree 1000%. I’ve lived in Kingwood since 1996. ...
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Sounds like today’s briefing should be good - KwoodTiger
[quote]The new guidelines, expected to be announced Thursday, are aimed at clearing the way for an easing of restrictions in areas with low transmission of the coronavirus, while keeping them in place in harder-hit places. The ultimate decisions will remain with governors.[/quote] With Texas’ pla...
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