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Have any of you stopped to think that since weve all been quarantined for 3+ weeks that maybe the economic shutdown and social distancinfnmeasures we put into place are working better than expected and are stopping the virus in its tracks?
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
originally posted by: EnigmaChaser
This also ignores pent up demand.
Sure, let's address this.
As soon as the lockdown is over I'm going to the girl who cuts my hair and have her do it 3 times, one for each month I'll miss. Then I'll go to my favorite pizzeria for dinner and since I probably missed 6-7 trips there I'll get 7 pizzas. Same for the sushi place I like. And the they guy I told not to cut my lawn, he can come cut it 10 times in one week to make up for it.
This is real income these people lost and they aren't getting it back. Stop and think about that.
originally posted by: SaturnFX
we social distance and take extreme measures or things are gonna get very bad
-we take those measures and things dont get very bad-
wow, things didn't get very bad...what a hoax.
I swear, some people simply can't think.
anyhow, you are saying its all bs that there could be between 100k - 250k deaths..
its been a little over a month with extreme measures in place, and we in the US have 35k deaths, more coming...which seems it might be far worse than the 250k by the end of year.
This reminds me of when the virus first broke out and people were saying more people die of flu than of this
..its like...no s55t, the flu is deeply embedded in all of society and this is a brand spanking new thing.
I do question the lunacy at times.
Los Angeles (April 20, 2020) - USC and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released preliminary results from a collaborative scientific study that suggests infections from the new coronavirus are far more widespread - and the fatality rate much lower - in L.A. County than previously thought.
Based on results of the first round of testing, the research team estimates that approximately 4.1% of the county's adult population has antibody to the virus. Adjusting this estimate for statistical margin of error implies about 2.8% to 5.6% of the county's adult population has antibody to the virus- which translates to approximately 221,000 to 442,000 adults in the county who have had the infection. That estimate is 28 to 55 times higher than the 7,994 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to the county by the time of the study in early April. The number of COVID-related deaths in the county has now surpassed 600