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originally posted by: jjkenobi
Well, I've been going to work everyday, doing normal shopping, heck even took a trip to Michigan and to Myrtle Beach. So far no COVID. I do wear a mask where it's required, and nowhere else. I don't personally know a single person who has admitted to having it. I'm not saying it's a hoax, I'm sure it's a real flu. If it weren't for the news and the shut down I would have no idea there was a pandemic going on.
originally posted by: LSU2018
a reply to: HalWesten
Bingo. But I would say that if you're not feeling good, avoid going out in public just like you'd do if you had the flu. Nobody gets out and runs errands when they've got the flu, just like nobody gets out and runs errands when they've got Hironovirus.
originally posted by: AaarghZombies
Is there any scientific consensus on which activities are riskiest when it comes to Covid transmission?
For example, do a lot of infections occur on the metro or other mass transit?
Is it more dangerous to be in the audience of a play than it is to eat in a restaurant?
Are you more likely to catch covid from friend visiting your home, or from a classmate in college?
How risky is shaking hands?
Are there at least some statistics to say that X percentage of covid can be linked to somebody doing Y?
Or are we still gathering the numbers and haven't figured any of this stuff out?
Serious answers only please, I'm not interested in our political opinions.
originally posted by: Mandroid7
Visiting small businesses is by far the most deadly, be sure to only buy your goods at big box stores and Amazon.
originally posted by: HODOSKE
i know a lot of people that got covid. All got it from hospital. They went for other minor procedures and in a few days had covid
originally posted by: Boadicea
originally posted by: Kenzo
Fress air + Sun prevents infections .
A Lesson From the Spanish Flu: Sunshine and Fresh Air are Our Best Friends Right Now
Thank you for posting -- very interesting!
Records from the H1N1 “Spanish flu” pandemic of 1918-1919 suggest sunshine and fresh air were among the most helpful therapies in stopping the spread of the illness and reducing mortality rates of those who had it.
“Put simply, medics found that severely ill flu patients nursed outdoors recovered better than those treated indoors,” writes Dr. Richard Hobday, an infection control and public health researcher.
Open-air therapy remained popular until antibiotics replaced it in the 1950s.
In the 1960s, tests by Ministry of Defense scientists proved that fresh air is a natural disinfectant. “Something in it, which they called the Open Air Factor, is far more harmful to airborne viruses and bacteria than indoor air,” Hobday said.
originally posted by: chris_stibrany
So if you are wearing that face diaper outside while you are walking, you are making yourself weaker and doing yourself a disservice.