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originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: Grimpachi
If thats the case then how effective would a vaccine be?
All I see with a prospect of a vaccine is more $ to big Pharma with nothing to show for it. I'm talking about side effects of all vaccines.
originally posted by: Serdgiam
a reply to: Phage
From what Ive seen, its a bit abnormal in the summer. "Something" interfered with normal seasonal patterns. Im sure clamping down on movement for months, then letting it burst forth in riots had nothing to do with it Super high levels of stress, and a variety of things that compromise immune system undoubtedly have an effect as well. I expected this very thing without large scale riots & protests.
That said, hospital occupancy tends to run in percentages that arent particularly comforting. Everyone is just becoming aware of it now, but its a longstanding problem. 80-90%+ is pretty consistent in many locations, which doesnt leave much wiggle room.
Its been an issue in previous, recent pandemics as well. Its a tricky issue to address, though I do think temporary structures can play a very effective role.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
Evolution: "I gave you an immune system, use it."
Politicians and panicked panty waists: "NO!"
originally posted by: TheSkunk
a reply to: ChaoticOrder
Also to suggest you know these places herd immunity is utterly pretentious..
originally posted by: DaRAGE
I just want people who go around saying words like "lets get herd immunity" and "lets open up for the sake of the economy"... I went these people to get infected, go visit their Grandparents (or elderly parents)