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Will there be an effective COVID-19 vaccine in 2020?   The Healthy You: Health and Fitness Polls

Started Jun-23 by Showtalk; 1185 views.
Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints) 

Jun-26

Our governor is an idiot.  "We're going in the wron direction so we all need to do our part". 

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk 

Jun-27

I would hate to be a governor now.

Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints) 

Jun-27

Some are behaving responsibly, some including ours, is more worried about their political  future than lives.  Some are trying their best to protect people, some are taking steps guaranteed to kill them off.

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk 

Jun-27

Not too many governors are 100% responsible.  Ours is killing businesses and is being too timid.  You say yours is killing people.  There must be some middle ground.

Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints) 

Jun-27

Maybe a middle ground but I don't see it.  There are 3 prongs.  Lives, business and people's choices.  If businesses open too much or too fast, they kill off their customers.  If people refuse to cooperate, you kill off people.  If people die, businesses will not survive because they have no employees.

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk 

Jun-27

The death rate is unbelievably low. No one expected that,

I like the awareness t shirt / bumper sticker idea: "Real Men Wear Masks".

But maybe a combination of public shaming and emphasis that 80% of all cases are asymptomatic (or pre-symptomatic) spreaders.

Virus updates here:

www.co.ector.tx.us/page/ector.CoronavirusCOVID19

https://www.newswest9.com/coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.cbs7.com/2020/06/23/coronavirus-cases-skyrocketing-in-midland-and-odessa-last-three-weeks/

Must have just gotten lucky.

Showtalk said:

The death rate is unbelievably low. No one expected that,

But no one expected the debilitating long term symptoms from many who have recovered, or the very long recovery period.

Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints) 

Jun-27

Depends on your point of view. 
 

While about 0.1 percent of people who got the flu died in the US last year, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the coronavirus' death rate is currently about 4.9 percent, based on the reported totals of cases and deaths. That makes the coronavirus' average death rate 49 times higher than that of the flu.

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