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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #25 on: April 06, 2020, 09:06:15 PM »
My sis who lives in a suburb of Denver (Parker) prob has it.  Symptoms are pretty minimal.
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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #26 on: April 07, 2020, 09:18:45 AM »
Yeah, there have even been some reports about it affecting male fertility. But who knows at this point.

How many people's sperm count did they take before and after them having COVID-19?

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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2020, 09:21:51 AM »
Yeah, there have even been some reports about it affecting male fertility. But who knows at this point.

How many people's sperm count did they take before and after them having COVID-19?
Whether they are testing any after, you would have to imagine there is a fairly large sample of people who have before tests and then got Covid-19.
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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #28 on: April 07, 2020, 09:39:48 AM »
Good point.

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Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #29 on: April 07, 2020, 12:19:12 PM »
Don’t really know, but I assume any speculation along those lines is based on data from SARS or other coronaviruses. Not necessarily observation from COVID patients.

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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #30 on: April 07, 2020, 06:03:54 PM »
Aunt (Wamego) going to hospital today. :sad
Early 60s former smoker, been battling pneumonia and allergies. Her adopted grandson (lives in MHK) has Covid. Prob got from him.

Uncle dropping her off today.

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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #31 on: April 07, 2020, 06:18:36 PM »
Aunt (Wamego) going to hospital today. :sad
Early 60s former smoker, been battling pneumonia and allergies. Her adopted son (lives in MHK) has Covid.

Uncle dropping her off today.

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« Reply #32 on: April 07, 2020, 06:41:19 PM »
Sorry nicname :-(


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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #33 on: April 08, 2020, 02:37:47 AM »
update. aunt was allowed to return home from hospital and is awaiting test results. hopefully this is good news.

hospital staff would not allow my uncle in at dropoff as he is not experiencing any symptoms. They are quarantining at home. I'm assuming they are assuming uncle has also been infected until further notice, though not sure. not sure if quarantining together or apart within the home.

Adopted grandson was nearly asymptomatic and only ever had slight fever for a day or two. he has also been quarantining since he tested positive. he should be fine. though i cant imagine the guilt he must be feeling.
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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #34 on: April 08, 2020, 08:15:48 AM »
Sounds like my sister in law has it. Lots of symptoms, not sure if she will be able to get a test.
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« Reply #35 on: April 08, 2020, 11:02:53 AM »
My wife works at the hospital and Monday morning was told that she handled medicines that was in a COVID-19 patients' room.  They are still requiring her to work and are not going to test unless she has symptoms.  So they may be causing the whole staff to contact COVID-19.  So far no symptoms, just anxiety.     
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« Reply #36 on: April 08, 2020, 11:21:22 AM »
Wife works at a hospital and still hasn’t seen a single confirmed case. They’ve sent a few out for testing, all negative so far. I don’t know a single person who has had it. Zero reported cases at my employer of 500+ people. I know someone who’s former neighbor apparently had it, now recovered. So that’s like 2.5 degrees of separation.

By all anecdotal reports, this varies widely in severity, and the death rate remains virtually non-existent for people under 60 without other aggravating conditions. The Diamond Princess is not a great sample because it had a very old population.

I agree, we’re headed for deaths around 30-40k, although the “true” number of deaths caused by covid, as opposed to dying with covid but primarily from other causes, will continue to be debated for some time. In fact, at least some of our current death count is based upon “presumed” cases that weren’t even confirmed with testing. And eventually, I predict we’ll settle on estimates of somewhere around 10MM US infections this year once we have better testing.
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« Reply #37 on: April 08, 2020, 12:19:50 PM »
Worst part is we didn't have any cases until they brought in a infected COVID-19 case from rough ridin' Johnson county.  They said they needed to practice on a case so they would be ready when they start coming in.
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« Reply #38 on: April 08, 2020, 03:35:30 PM »
Worst part is we didn't have any cases until they brought in a infected COVID-19 case from rough ridin' Johnson county.  They said they needed to practice on a case so they would be ready when they start coming in.
What the eff? That's not practice, idiots.

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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #39 on: April 08, 2020, 05:14:44 PM »
That would be almost hilariously negligent if true.

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« Reply #40 on: April 10, 2020, 10:59:07 PM »
Aunt is covid free. Tests came back negative. Still pretty sick from something else tho. P good news.
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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #41 on: April 10, 2020, 11:05:26 PM »
Aunt is covid free. Tests came back negative. Still pretty sick from something else tho. P good news.

glad to hear it, although i'd be a little suspicious of the test result given that she had contact with a confirmed positive.  hope she recovers asap.
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« Reply #42 on: April 11, 2020, 12:52:00 AM »
Aunt is covid free. Tests came back negative. Still pretty sick from something else tho. P good news.

glad to hear it, although i'd be a little suspicious of the test result given that she had contact with a confirmed positive.  hope she recovers asap.

Yes. very odd imo.
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« Reply #43 on: April 11, 2020, 04:47:39 PM »
I'm going to be v pissed if they end up passing out antibody passes for those who recovered and can now do stuff and I didn't get it due to being a good boy and staying in isolation.

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Re: Do You Know Anyone with COVID-19?
« Reply #44 on: April 11, 2020, 06:54:55 PM »
I get mad at people who win tens of thousands of dollars betting on roulette, but I don’t wish I made the same decisions they did.

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« Reply #45 on: April 11, 2020, 11:05:21 PM »
I'm going to be v pissed if they end up passing out antibody passes for those who recovered and can now do stuff and I didn't get it due to being a good boy and staying in isolation.

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« Reply #46 on: April 11, 2020, 11:24:19 PM »
I get mad at people who win tens of thousands of dollars betting on roulette, but I don’t wish I made the same decisions they did.

Except roulette doesn't have odds that favor you.  99.9% chance I don't die if I am infected.  95% chance I don't get hospitalized if I am infected.  If it was the difference between me being able to work and go places or not, I'd take those odds all day, every day.

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« Reply #47 on: April 11, 2020, 11:34:10 PM »
pretty selfish take there, justwin sheesh


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« Reply #48 on: April 11, 2020, 11:51:11 PM »
i don't think we're going to have antibody passports anytime in the near future.  so don't worry about missing out.
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« Reply #49 on: April 12, 2020, 12:38:07 AM »
pretty selfish take there, justwin sheesh

The comment was only in response to the absurdity of comparing being infected with the coronavirus to playing roulette.

Imagine the government does hand out antibody passes to those that have antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.  What do you think will happen in terms of compliance to stay at home orders the next time some sort of pandemic rolls around?  Do you think that people are just going to be willing to stay at home and risk their financial stability for something that has an extremely small chance of actually affecting them?  At least, that was my interpretation of Phil's comment.