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COVID-19, Pandemic
mullokintyre
post Posted: Mar 29 2020, 08:43 AM
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In Reply To: henrietta's post @ Mar 28 2020, 07:01 PM

Theres no old people in New Zealand.
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nipper
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J,
The Financial Times has a website where there's free access, no paywall, even download an app. Covers all countries:

https://www.ft.com/coronavirus-latest


Seems to be updated quite frequently




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henrietta
post Posted: Mar 28 2020, 07:01 PM
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New Zealand ....... 451 cases, 0 deaths.

That's pretty impressive .

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henrietta
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Yikes ...... the Closed cases results don't look too good ..... from a COVID STATS website, which seems kosher ...


160,728 Cases which had an outcome:

133,363 (83%Recovered / Discharged

27,365 (17%) Deaths



Cripes, the 17% is a bit sobering.

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J
the link https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/



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nipper
post Posted: Mar 27 2020, 08:39 PM
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PS global population above 7 billion, but not by that much
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and ... we anticipate that the true burden in low income settings pursuing mitigation strategies could be substantially higher than reflected in these estimate



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nipper
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https://www.imperial.ac.uk/mrc-global-infec...an-coronavirus/
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We estimate that in the absence of interventions, COVID-19 would have resulted in 7.0 billion infections and 40 million deaths globally this year. Mitigation strategies focussing on shielding the elderly (60% reduction in social contacts) and slowing but not interrupting transmission (40% reduction in social contacts for wider population) could reduce this burden by half, saving 20 million lives, but we predict that even in this scenario, health systems in all countries will be quickly overwhelmed.

This effect is likely to be most severe in lower income settings where capacity is lowest: our mitigated scenarios lead to peak demand for critical care beds in a typical low-income setting outstripping supply by a factor of 25, in contrast to a typical high-income setting where this factor is 7. As a result, we anticipate that the true burden in low income settings pursuing mitigation strategies could be substantially higher than reflected in these estimates.


Our analysis therefore suggests that healthcare demand can only be kept within manageable levels through the rapid adoption of public health measures (including testing and isolation of cases and wider social distancing measures) to suppress transmission, similar to those being adopted in many countries at the current time. If a suppression strategy is implemented early (at 0.2 deaths per 100,000 population per week) and sustained, then 38.7 million lives could be saved whilst if it is initiated when death numbers are higher (1.6 deaths per 100,000 population per week) then 30.7 million lives could be saved.

Delays in implementing strategies to suppress transmission will lead to worse outcomes and fewer lives saved.




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Not sure the rest of the world is taking this virus all that seriously considering the primary risk of spread is travelling going by this map.
What happens when the travel ban is lifted, you get in the plane and get to your destination and everyone else is contagious still?


https://www.flightradar24.com/-17.72,86.54/2



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plastic
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As if there isn't one already. Maybe they're about to come out from the shadows.
Bush called it the New World Order.

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/form...-fight-covid-19

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Former Prime Minister of the UK Gordon Brown has called on world leaders to create “a temporary form of global government” to fight the coronavirus outbreak.




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mullokintyre
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Yeah, you would hope you died in a shooting rather than surviving and being taken to hospital.
have a very good chance of getting CV in those places.
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henrietta
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Only in the good old USA .....

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Baltimore Mayor Begs Residents To Stop Shooting Each Other So Hospital Beds Can Be Used For Coronavirus Patients



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