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Evidence That the Virus Is Much Less Deadly Than People Feared Weakens the Case for Maintaining Lockdowns
Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2020 | Jacob Sullum

Posted on 04/22/2020 10:27:30 AM PDT by Kaslin

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1 posted on 04/22/2020 10:27:30 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Hmm.


2 posted on 04/22/2020 10:28:15 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Kaslin
Eventually it'll be another seasonal malady to deal with.😷
3 posted on 04/22/2020 10:28:59 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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It already is.


4 posted on 04/22/2020 10:32:17 AM PDT by exnavy (american by birth and choice, I love this country!)
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😂👍
5 posted on 04/22/2020 10:33:11 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: Kaslin
“Look mommy!”

“The Emperor’s New Plague doesn't have piled of bodies or creamatoriums blackening the sky.”


The great pumpkin didn't come.

6 posted on 04/22/2020 10:34:06 AM PDT by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: Kaslin

Look this is been obvious since the get-go !!!!

how can you possibly get this virus and not even know you have it and be a “asymptomatic carrier”???

That is all you need to know about this particular virus!!!

it is not SARS it is not MERS it is not EBOLA

Now the fact that it is a novel coronavirus - meaning nobody had ever quite seen exactly before - and there is a lot of asymptomatic spread - means that it’s kind of scary and a very tough little bugger

But now it’s two months later ;we completely understand this stupid virus ; have all the test we need ; have it under control nationally ; and the administration knows this !!!!

and therefore Trump has cleverly set in motion the three stage open up America thing and delegated it back to the states - and now the liberals are going to scramble


7 posted on 04/22/2020 10:38:09 AM PDT by Truthoverpower (The guv mint you get is the Trump winning express !)
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What else?


8 posted on 04/22/2020 10:38:45 AM PDT by Kaslin
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-”Fauxi” praised use of 
hydroxychloroquine in 2013 to treat the MERS corona virus

-Fauxi sent a $3.7M NIH research grant to the Wuhan lab in 2015 to fund virus research that was illegal in the U.S.

-Fauxi in 2017: President Trump Will Be Challenged By a “Surprise Global Disease Outbreak”

-Despite his 2017 prediction, Fauxi was unprepared for the 2019-2020 pandemic.

-In a Jan 2020 interview, he said,  “... this is not something that the citizens of the United States right now should be worried about.” - intentional?

-Fauxi back in February said malls, gyms and movie theaters were OK.

-Fauxi on March 9 told Americans cruises were OK.

-Fauci on CNN Easter Sunday suggested President Trump should have shut down the country in February

-Fauxi opposed travel ban from China - agenda?

-Fauxi is front man for Big Pharma, pushing expensive new drugs for COVID-19, rather than inexpensive proven cures like HCQ+zinc+zpack that have been around for decades 

-Fauxi is delaying tests of U.S. vaccines

-Fauxi agenda is mandated vaccines to benefit Big Pharma

-Fauxi promotes fear with exaggerated models &  high death rates

-Fauxi exaggerated need for hospital ships

-Fauxi has longtime relationship with corrupt WHO director, who covers up for the CCP 

-Fauxi plotted ‘Global Vaccine Action Plan’ with depopulation advocate Bill Gates, pushing COVID panic and doubts about HCQ.  Big Pharma $$$s.  

https://childrenshealthdefense.org/news/the-truth-about-fauci-featuring-dr-judy-mikovits/

We may or may not flatten the curve but we’ve certainly flattened the economy.  The economic damage caused is not commensurate with the danger posed by the virus.  The Corona mortality rate will not even show up as a peak in annual national or worldwide mortality.


9 posted on 04/22/2020 10:39:40 AM PDT by Chauncey Gardiner
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"Ferrer said, the study suggests that 0.1% to 0.2% of people infected by the virus will die, which would make COVID-19 only somewhat more deadly than the seasonal flu."

Bump!

10 posted on 04/22/2020 10:40:24 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!)
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‘and therefore Trump has cleverly set in motion the three stage open up America thing and delegated it back to the states/

Trump didn’t delegate anything back to the states; they always had full control over shutdown and reopening...the only thing Trump did tweak their paranoia by claiming he did have that power...


11 posted on 04/22/2020 10:43:17 AM PDT by IrishBrigade
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No, no, no...according to the Chicken Freepers we are saving lives. The exact count of lives saved does not matter because according to what I hear from them everyday sounds like this:

“...the fatality rate is high, errrr we mean the case fatality rate is high, oops look at how fast it is spreading, its the number of cases that matters, The experts listen to the experts, look at our scary graphs with cases and recoveries, and for God’s sake base everything off of NYC and Italy.”

“...we are old people collecting government checks and the rest of society must protect us because we are fearful,,,”


12 posted on 04/22/2020 10:48:04 AM PDT by FreedomNotSafety
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It may be much less deadly than thought, but the high contagion rate still means that a lot of people are dying. Still, the severity of the epidemic varies drastically depending on where you are, and the precautions should be eased and fine-tuned based on local conditions.

Yesterday, the rate of new infections in 23 states was less than 3% of total infections since the epidemic started, which suggests that the virus has already peaked in those places. Included in those states with low new-infection rates are hard-hit states like New York, Michigan, Connecticut, and Louisiana, as well as populous states like Florida, Tennessee, and Washington.
13 posted on 04/22/2020 10:48:08 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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Save


14 posted on 04/22/2020 10:48:49 AM PDT by Eagles6 (I said good luck to him)
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To: Kaslin

The word is out to cook the numbers, and the Rats and their local minions only know to spread fear and hate.


15 posted on 04/22/2020 10:51:01 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs
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RE: The question is especially pressing in light of the fatality rate implied by the study. In contrast with the current crude case fatality rate of about 4.5%, Ferrer said, the study suggests that 0.1% to 0.2% of people infected by the virus will die, which would make COVID-19 only somewhat more deadly than the seasonal flu.

One factor that must be taken into consideration is we now have learned that there are DIFFERENT STRAINS of this Novel Coronavirus, one strain perhaps being more LETHAL than the other.

California and Washington might have caught the less virulent strain. New York might have caught the more deadly strain ( i.e. the Italian strain ).


16 posted on 04/22/2020 10:51:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (look at Michigan, it will)
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The lockdowns are bullspit at this point... outside the accela corridore and a few other places, the country should be business as usual... But nope... This whole thing is politcal.

Obvious for a long time now this thing was not what it was sold as... never going to be....


17 posted on 04/22/2020 10:52:44 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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Interesting information about viruses.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/282751


18 posted on 04/22/2020 10:54:01 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (AOC the bartender would have had to work on the second floor at Miss KittyÂ’s saloon...)
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“Must make masks. For my neighbors, too.”

“Let’s all find ways to be HAPPY while locked up.”

“Here, I’ve been arrested 3 times, skinny dipped once, and hate asparagus. How about you?”


19 posted on 04/22/2020 10:54:02 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs
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(Was citing social media, not fearpers)


20 posted on 04/22/2020 10:55:06 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs
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