Coronavirus information for non-alarmists

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  1. openeyes

    openeyes Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    The numbers you are seeing in the papers are no more than 10% or actual cases. Firstly there are people who have few symptoms - they will not get tested in more cases and they will be spreaders.
    Then we have to realise it takes days from when someone gets infected to when the positive result is recorded.
    Lastly the testing criteria are very limited. Many people who are surely now getting infected are outside the testing criteria and thus will not be tested.

    So bad luck - I really dont think so. If you are at work, if your children are at school, if you are in regular contact with unknown people or people not in your close circle, if you are going to places and touching things that many other people touch (e.g. petrol bowser, atm touch screens etc) - then you are at a much higher risk of contracted COVID19. Its a 1 in 10 lottery. 9 out of 10 win and the rest will not be so lucky.

    Take care of yourself.
     
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    openeyes Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Nice tight protocol. Fortunately your close circle either understands the risks or has to comply (children). So good that you are able to assist your local pharmacy. My focus has been on quarantine. So far I only leave my farm once a week. I also don't wear outside clothes in the house. As things progress it will be interesting to see how I can stop going out at all. Should be able to do three months if necessary.
     
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    Mustn’t forget the meow meow. (Spanish Flu, 1918)
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    I stopped by the weed shop in town today and they have a new protocol.
    The door is locked.
    You stay out in your car and text them what you want. Takes just a few minutes.
    They bring it out to you and take your money.
    Modern day drug dealers, gotta love it.
    It's a throwback to the old days!
     
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    YEP,this really really gets me angry .
    The idea is to test test test test test test test, if you know who has it you can clamp down and stop it.
    AN example would be someone has a little tickle in their throat TEST THEM.
    South Korea and Singapore have something like 95% negative test results and that is how it should be .
    If you test everyone you can shut those affected away and stop the biatch.
    I know it is expensive but you can not tell me it is more expensive than shutting down nations,
    Our PM in NZ is doing so much that is right IMHO but she is still lacking in a couple of areas that could have massively positive results.
    You guys and gals must know how anti our government i am , but even i have respect for the efforts they are taking here they just need to step up the testing.
    I am reading so many reports of people being sick and not getting tested because they have no travel history or direct KNOWN contact with a confirmed case.
    The entire definition of "community transmission" is that you do not have contact with known cases because it is in the wild.
     
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    sterling-nz Well-Known Member

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    I actually wasted a mask yesterday because when i got home i parked our DIRTY vehicle at the top of the drive and before i realized id degloved and demasked.
    So i had to put on a new mask and gloves just to park the car further down our drive so we have access to the clean vehicle.
    DICK Me:)
     
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    It's nothing but a black swan pricking the bubble.
    All the world leaders are following orders of their masters. The money changers.
    The puppets we see arent making any of these choices.
    This will be the blame for their bubbles bursting, not policy. It's always been the same.
    Next term we will get even worse socialist and they will rip out what's left.
     
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    Any flu tracked to this extent would be exactly the same. Theres nothing exponential about it and nothing different than any other flus.
    If the economy wasnt already in free fall we never would have heard of this virus.
     
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    My strategy, not that anyone cares :)
    Take note of the percentages of deaths for your age group.
    Calculate how healthy you are compared to the folk in your age group.
    Calculate how fit you are compared to your age group.
    Respect the older folk and folk in higher risk categories.

    I've never won lotto, a door prize, a raffle, or a game of snakes and ladders so the odds in my favour are looking good! (I think my odds have increased, is that good) :)
     
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    thank the lord big clive has invented the cure for rona, while others just sit around in their homes the quick thinking clive has selflessly funded a mil doses, even to people outside of the great state of queensland. i challenge anyone to find a better example of aussie ingenuity and attention whoring in this world of instagram.
     
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    vegetables to reduce the heat of the lungs???? what does that even mean?

    and NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! dont's use nebulisers, they are perfect for spreading the virus across the whole room via the vapor blasting out of the sides. We have removed from all of our facilities due to recommendations from the health dept.

    And opium for a respiratory pneumonia like virus. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! opioids suppress the respiratory system, something you definitely never, ever want to do for any with respiratory issues or pneumonia.
     
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    I've probably been sounding like a broken record so, this will be my last post on a healthy body.(Unless someone wants more info)
    FWIW, folk may consider why different age brackets have higher % risk.
    It's never too late to get your body in shape; every day you can get one step closer to improving your health so perhaps increasing your liver function and immunity would be a reasonable course of action rather than band aid fixes if you do get sick.
    If you feed your body the correct food, it will fix itself, the body is self healing.

    My recommendation would be to get your liver in good order by avoiding sugar, fructose and high amounts of carbohydrate and alcohol.
    Too much sugar will give you a fatty liver which many folk in Australia have and it can lead to Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Consumption of alcohol cause the liver to treat alcohol as a poison and as such it focuses on converting the alcohol into non poisonous substances.
    Perhaps, giving your liver a rest, so it doesn't have to deal with the damaging substances, it can heal and focus on performing the other 500 functions the liver is responsible for.
    Not only will the liver get a rest, but so will the other organs, especially the Pancreas. The pancreas, produces insulin which is the fat storage hormone, so you'll give the pancreas a rest too and, you'll lower your blood glucose levels.
    The last thing you want now is to have poor health, it's not easy to change diet or lifestyle but, just as you are trying to increase your chances of survival by not contracting the virus, you can increase your chances by increasing your health. Just a 1% increase in health may prevent the straw that breaks the camels back.
    So what to do, what foods and how long does it take? (consider looking on-line (YouTube) at low carb diets, particularly from Doctors.

    Here's a list of Doctors you can research:
    Professor Tim Noakes
    Dr.Paul Mason
    Dr. Jason Fung
    Dr, Steven Ekberg
    Dr. John Bergman
    Dr. Eric Berg
    Ivor Cummins (Engineer)
    Low Carb Downunder (Guest speakers who know their subject matter and who address other doctors.

    Consider, that, the modern diseases we have, are food related (Bad food)
    The body self heals if you give it the food and drink it needs. Add some sunshine so your body can make vitamin D and walk a bit so that the blood gets pumped around so the nutrients and wastes get taken care of.


    Best to everyone.
     
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    ^ good advice.
    I am a stress eater not a boredom eater so these few weeks has been having a detoxing effect on me. I'm a sucker for diet sodas so they have been the first thing to go. Also swapped out the cow's milk for the more expensive almond milk (un-sweetened which is almost like water).
    Only eating food I cook myself which means a lot less incidental sugar and salt in the diet. Water retention has already dropped noticeably.
    Funnily enough the lack of work activity has made me less interested in exercise but I am still forcing it. 2 more weeks and I'm sure I will get some positive comments returning to work.
     
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    Man falls off ladder, dies, and death listed as COVID-19!

    https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/co...-valley-he-was-61-and-from-warren-county.html

    Italian residents hug Chinese people to encourage them in coronavirus fight


    More than 68,000 deaths attributable to flu epidemics were estimated in the study period (2013/14–2016/17 seasons).
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971219303285

    https://www.scmp.com/news/world/eur...y-says-99-people-who-died-had-other-illnesses

    https://time.com/5799586/italy-coronavirus-outbreak/
     
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