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Should our desert communities make water from air?   The Consumer You: Marketplace

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WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Aug-10

Showtalk said...

They aren’t even driving numbers down, they are ignoring anything that makes Biden look bad.

Hello... that's oxymoronic to say the least.

By ignoring it... they don't count the numbers which in turn drives those numbers down!!!

So they are driving the numbers down.

FWIW

 

Showtalk
Host

From: Showtalk 

Aug-10

They aren’t reporting low numbers, they are not reporting any.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Aug-10

Showtalk said...

They aren’t reporting low numbers, they are not reporting any.

But they are recording numbers and those numbers are lower than the actual count. Even if they haven't reported on any of them yet. Several months down the road, via a FOIA or some other disclosure, those numbers will come out... and by that time, many will forget that these numbers are watered down numbers and report those numbers as actually measured numbers.

Hiding the numbers now in a tactical deception.

FWIW

What if there's something physiologically unique about the majority of Israelis that doesn't apply to most other ethnicities, that greatly reduces the effectiveness of the specific vaccine they are using.

I heard that in terms of effectiveness and least side effects, they rank roughly as

Phizer

Moderna

Johnson and Johnson

AstraZenica

(and then there's a whole bunch of vaccines developed overseas that aren't even being used in the US, and many countries have such a low roll-out that it's comparing oranges to cucumbers)

Showtalk said:

If everyone had antibodies there would not be any disease left to spread

Yep.

But there's going to be plenty of Covid Karens who refuse to get vaccinated, who refuse to maintain any distance or wear masks or anything to take a few decibels off of the droplet exchange rate, who is right behind you running into you with her cart while you try to get paid out, and is fuming to speak to someone's manager for the inconvenience.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Aug-10

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

What if there's something physiologically unique about the majority of Israelis that doesn't apply to most other ethnicities, that greatly reduces the effectiveness of the specific vaccine they are using.

That's a big if... but IF that's true... then the same traits of Israelis all over the world would show similar results... even if they've changed their citizenship.

FWIW

WALTER784 said:

IF that's true... then the same traits of Israelis all over the world would show similar results... even if they've changed their citizenship.

Thing is, has anyone actually done the study and compiled statistics yet?

WALTER784

From: WALTER784 

Aug-11

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

Thing is, has anyone actually done the study and compiled statistics yet?

Nope... thus the entire IF story is just hyperbole!

FWIW

WALTER784 said:

perhaps mixing and matching brands creates a more toxic cocktail that has adverse affects which have yet to be discovered.

Because vaccines generally stimulate the immune system and then break down and are eliminated fairly quickly, the stuff doesn't cause those kinds of effects. A toxicity or adverse reaction is going to happen very quickly - usually within minutes - with other adverse reactions that might take up to 48 hours. Beyond that interval, if one hasn't had an adverse reaction, ,the odds continue to drop and asymptotically approach zero.

good visualization is the voltage decay across a resistor - capacitor network over time. There is a sharp spike of voltage across the resistor as it is initially connected, and then it drops very steeply, and the overall voltage decays in a logarithmic curve. 63% of it happens in the very first interval, then the residual effect peters out over the next 5 intervals or so.

It never truly reaches zero - that's what asymptotic means - it approaches a value but never reaches it completely. However, in electronic design, generally after about 2*pi time constants, you can effectively round the residue to zero.

And that number makes a lot more sense when you dig into the instantaneous and average voltage and circulating current in a bandpass filter, beyond the simple shortcuts used to find the corner roll-off frequency straight line approximations that exploit the relationship between reactance and resistance to produce vector impedance.

But vaccine effects tend to follow this same curve, as do a lot of other phenomena seen in nature.

So in a nutshell, if you're gonna have a bad reaction or some kind of serious problem, it won't be months or years down the road. It will be pretty quick and generally the more severe, the faster it will appear

This is why when they had the mass vaccinations in March, after you got your shot, you parked in a designated area in the parking lot for about 15 minutes. If you were going to have a bad reaction, you' have it in that time interval. Beyond that, milder adverse effects would present and linger over about 3 days, mostly expected effects that are supposed to happen and indicate there was a good immune response and it really did its job.

So far there aren't any reports of adverse effects from a 3rd shot or mix / match. And many virologists say that it may provide a bit more immune response to the virus than the single brand because the troops get more target practice with slightly different mock invader and thus may end up better prepared for the real invaders even if their uniform style has changed slightly more than expected.

Showtalk
Host

From: Showtalk 

Aug-11

The people I know who should have had antibodies through vaccines and got covid anyway or got it twice were not distancing or wearing masks.  I don’t think masks actually stop the virus, I think they remind people to distance. People in masks who are face to face are not distancing.

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