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Topic: Covid over in 30 days
Posted By: cobber
Subject: Covid over in 30 days
Date Posted: September 15 2020 at 5:43am

COVID is a Powderpuff. 

The narrative will be dead after the US election. About two weeks later its will be flushed down the memory hole. 




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Posted By: ViQueen24
Date Posted: September 15 2020 at 7:24am

Yes, because the world revolves around us.  ðŸ™„



Posted By: roni3470
Date Posted: September 15 2020 at 2:38pm

Well Cobber, every person on this forum hopes you are correct.....for whatever reason, we would all love it to be gone in 30 days!



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Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: September 15 2020 at 4:34pm

Well it's taken slightly longer than 30days over there in Victoria,but looks like they getting on top of it now,

And NSW has the Gold standard as to open up safely by the look of it, 

We remain sealed up..... 

SCIENCE PREVAILS....... 



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Posted By: cobber
Date Posted: September 22 2020 at 11:18pm

I was wrong the election was further off. November 3rd. 

This boogie man will be pushed very had in the media. I assume it will be absolutely hammered all the way up to the culmination on election day.  There will be a ton of emotive stuff .

I wish the general public weren't so stupid and could see through this bull$hit


0.3% fatalities




Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: September 23 2020 at 1:35am






Think you better call Boris Cobber......

BBC News - Covid: Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures if new rules are flouted

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54260259 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54260259



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Posted By: EdwinSm,
Date Posted: September 23 2020 at 1:37am

For it to be over by the election "the curve needs to be flatten".  Remember that phrase from the beginning of the outbreak?




Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: September 23 2020 at 5:02am






Must mean 2024....election.....




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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: September 23 2020 at 6:03am

The western world has flattened the curve, ok, so not ---------,  but l  -  it's still flat.   

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Posted By: cobber
Date Posted: October 04 2020 at 5:15am

Now its 30 days to go. 

It will be over soon.

 



Posted By: EdwinSm,
Date Posted: October 04 2020 at 7:46am

Did you just change the thread title?  Because 30 days from the first post is 15th October, not the date of the election.


From a European perspective it is confusing why you tie the unfolding of a pandemic to the USA political time table.  Or was your concern (as you mentioned "narrative") more about how the papers report things rather than the actual progression of the pandemic?




Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: October 04 2020 at 3:10pm

Typo.....

Over in 300 days.....methinks.....lol



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Posted By: AI
Date Posted: October 05 2020 at 9:25pm

Originally posted by roni3470 roni3470 wrote:

Well Cobber, every person on this forum hopes you are correct.....for whatever reason, we would all love it to be gone in 30 days!

Seems to me some on this forum would rather it be what it isn't. And what it isn't, is a particularly deadly virus. 



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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: October 06 2020 at 2:03am

No, it isn't particularily deadly, AI.  But it is more than deadly enough and extremely contagious.  Almost 210 thousand American citizens are proof of that.  

Much more worrying is the fact that this new bug is a coronavirus.  Coronaviridae share certain characteristics.  They are airborne, highly contagious and change their spike proteins often.  As a result, becoming endemic, developing a more deadly strain and learning to defeat both vaccines and treatments are all possible.  There is a host of good reasons why the WHO keep trying to encourage suppression.  There may also be hidden leftovers from having the disease that we do not yet know about.  This happens with emerging disease.  We do know that even younger sufferers are vulnerable to resultant heart disease.  We do not yet know (and will not know possibly for years) how long that will last, or even if it is permanent.  Only a handful of people on the entire planet can get the sort of treatments Trump just accessed.

Locking down only the vulnerable is an option.  But not a good one.  For them it is often a death sentence.  An old friend of my husband and I died just last week, not from covid, but because of it.  Being locked down and vulnerable, she died of another condition, when her treatments were put on hold.  Other friends have had cancer treatments suspended, as the risks of chemotherapy's immune suppression outweigh the benefits during this pandemic.  You could say (logically and correctly) that they are terminal anyway - but not to my face!  They could have had decades, now it is merely years and in one case just months.  Everyone on Earth is terminally ill.  We are all mortal.  But those intervening years matter.  One of those vulnerable people I count as friends is a teenager, another a fireman.  

All have families. 

All matter. 

ALL!



I really wish this were less deadly.  I wish it were less contagious too.  I wish it were not a type of coronavirus.  I wish selfish covidiots would stop downplaying it because they think their freedom to prove themselves selfish (no mask), knowlegable (cherry picked information) or politically astute (£$&*$£!!!) outweighs other people's right to life and health.  

Covidiots is what I am allowed to call them.  Not the words I want to use.



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Posted By: BeachMama
Date Posted: October 06 2020 at 8:46am

Technophobe, 

What you wrote was so incredibly powerful. I could not agree more.

I am so sorry for the situation your friends find themselves in; how heartbreaking. 



Posted By: AI
Date Posted: October 06 2020 at 10:46am

Originally posted by Technophobe Technophobe wrote:

No, it isn't particularily deadly, AI.  But it is more than deadly enough and extremely contagious.  Almost 210 thousand American citizens are proof of that.  

Much more worrying is the fact that this new bug is a coronavirus.  Coronaviridae share certain characteristics.  They are airborne, highly contagious and change their spike proteins often.  As a result, becoming endemic, developing a more deadly strain and learning to defeat both vaccines and treatments are all possible.  There is a host of good reasons why the WHO keep trying to encourage suppression.  There may also be hidden leftovers from having the disease that we do not yet know about.  This happens with emerging disease.  We do know that even younger sufferers are vulnerable to resultant heart disease.  We do not yet know (and will not know possibly for years) how long that will last, or even if it is permanent.  Only a handful of people on the entire planet can get the sort of treatments Trump just accessed.

Locking down only the vulnerable is an option.  But not a good one.  For them it is often a death sentence.  An old friend of my husband and I died just last week, not from covid, but because of it.  Being locked down and vulnerable, she died of another condition, when her treatments were put on hold.  Other friends have had cancer treatments suspended, as the risks of chemotherapy's immune suppression outweigh the benefits during this pandemic.  You could say (logically and correctly) that they are terminal anyway - but not to my face!  They could have had decades, now it is merely years and in one case just months.  Everyone on Earth is terminally ill.  We are all mortal.  But those intervening years matter.  One of those vulnerable people I count as friends is a teenager, another a fireman.  

All have families. 

All matter. 

ALL!



I really wish this were less deadly.  I wish it were less contagious too.  I wish it were not a type of coronavirus.  I wish selfish covidiots would stop downplaying it because they think their freedom to prove themselves selfish (no mask), knowlegable (cherry picked information) or politically astute (£$&*$£!!!) outweighs other people's right to life and health.  

Covidiots is what I am allowed to call them.  Not the words I want to use.

Interesting that you have been in favor of lockdowns previously, yet now you say they are not a good option. Yes they are not a good option for the entire population given the extremely low IFR of Covid among the lower age groups. Lockdowns should only include those most vulnerable of the population. When the cure is more harmful than the condition it's simply not logical to pursue a cure that is. I'll wager that future studies and information will show the effects of lockdowns to be more detrimental than the virus is long term, as a result of delayed health care or treatments, suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, stress, domestic violence, as well as just plain violence. You think the rise in homicides in the major cities isn't tied directly to the lockdowns? In a population of 320 plus million the ripple effects of the lockdows has yet to be fully realized or quantified.

 Granted the information that drove the lockdowns has changed as more information has become known. And with that changed information our attitudes and the way we approach the virus must change as well and realize it for what it actually is and isn't.  People can't live in the March 2020 COVID induced world of fear forever. Reality is knocking and the world goes on.



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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: October 06 2020 at 1:26pm

Thank you, Beachmama.  It was nice to be both read and understood.  I was starting to think I was writing gibberish.



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Posted By: cobber
Date Posted: October 12 2020 at 6:57am

Not long now and we can get on with our lives..

Everything is starting to come out. 

WHO  LOL what a joke



Posted By: EdwinSm,
Date Posted: October 22 2020 at 10:53pm

Not long now.....until we find that Cobber misspelled adding a "D" to POWER-PUFF.  This virus seems to have lot of "Puff" left.


Granted this is not the "slate-wiper" although that may happen if the medical facilities are overwhelmed (I heard on this morning's radio news that Belgium has announced that all its ICU are full), and civil order breaks down.



Posted By: WitchMisspelled
Date Posted: October 23 2020 at 7:15am

Yup. Less than two weeks.  Get the champagne chilled...



Posted By: morpheuskrs
Date Posted: October 28 2020 at 10:49am

Quite frankly, I am getting fed up with the politicians, everywhere. Not much to say about the so called medical scientists either.

They are either trying their best to look optimistic, about the efforts being made by the populations to get on top of this virus, OR, they are terrified at the prospect of, as a politician said, "An Inconvenient Truth".

There are far too many instances of significant numbers of people, from far too many countries, ignoring the rules in place altogether, or merely abiding by the rules that suit them. That completely undermines any optimism that any politician can have. And mine as well!!!

There are apparently, up to eleven potential vaccines, undergoing stage three trials. Quite honestly, I won't hold my breath. The medical bunch seem to think, that a 50% efficacy would be a result. Oh no it wouldn't. Two or three jabs a year, that still leaves us with a one in two chance of catching it, is not a vaccine. It would also be mightily expensive to bring into being, assuming it could ever be done, with the regular incompetence shown day in, day out, by so many governments.

This leaves us with the inconvenient truth.............This virus is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. Let's say, about fifty to one hundred years.

One scientist suggests there could be as many as 20,000 variants of Covid-19, and many more still to emerge.

I personally went into 'Lockdown' on February 5 2020. My only 'adventures' out, have been to work, or to shop, and nothing else. I am still in 'Lockdown' and I plan on staying there. 

The television is rubbish, and I'm fed up with the constant repeats. The radio isn't any better. But I am safe where I am, in my four walls.

At least I think I am.




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Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: October 28 2020 at 2:18pm




Feel for you morpheuskrs,

my mom lives Birmingham,she lives alone, 85yrs,only sees one person ......

Just heard Dr Fauci saying "we might see some sort of normal late 2021into 2022.....

We may open our borders to the rest of Australia by December I'm guessing,if Melbourne stays covid free for 28 days

(great movie" 28 days later")

Stay safe,keep well all  😷😉





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Posted By: EdwinSm,
Date Posted: November 07 2020 at 2:09am

Election day been and gone,,,,and covid-19 seems to have been relegated to second place in the news.... but it is not going to fade away like a powder puff.  Rather if cases keep rising then it might be USA that fades away not the coronavirus,  


US hits record daily case rise three days running

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54851759 - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54851759



Posted By: Tabitha111
Date Posted: November 07 2020 at 4:07am

"We are not going to control the pandemic." - Mark Meadows, President Trump's Chief of Staff Oct. 25, 2020


Mark Meadows has tested positive for #COVID19



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Posted By: Tabitha111
Date Posted: November 07 2020 at 4:09am

Meanwhile~~HOSPITAL CRISIS IN FRANCE: #COVID19 is now so bad, WhatsApp groups of ER staff in Paris: “There are 15 patients in the corridors, we do not know where to put them, we keep watch until 4 am, if it continues like this, we are going to crash", fears ER staff.



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Posted By: cobber
Date Posted: November 09 2020 at 4:57am

Covid is over. 

Any day now it will be diminished by some event.


Scientists found a milder strain

or 

Vaccine

or 

Medical intervention



Posted By: WitchMisspelled
Date Posted: November 09 2020 at 6:35am

ksc just posted an article about Pfizer claiming its vaccine has a 90% efficacy.  Good news but it's not over by a long shot.  It will still be six to 12 months before that vaccine is approved, manufactured and administered.

Meanwhile we sit with an increased infection rate of 120,000+ cases a day in the U.S.  So the CFR might be lower, but it will still overwhelm our hospital system.  Italy reports its healthcare system is on the brink of failure. Six of one/half dozen of another.  But, you're entitled to your opinion, Cobber.  But I think we'll still be living with this for at least another year.  And it won't disappear... it will remain in the news and in the uppermost consciousness of those of us who don't believe this is all one big hoax.



Posted By: roni3470
Date Posted: November 09 2020 at 6:57am

according to them, they will have the required FDA numbers by third week in November and millions of doses of the vaccine have already been produced.  They are ready to ship and start administering.  Going to be interesting!!



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Posted By: WitchMisspelled
Date Posted: November 09 2020 at 7:58am

Saying millions will be ready to go is impressive.  But there are over 330,000,000 in the U.S. alone.  I doubt that Pfizer will limit itself to selling a vaccine with such efficacy to the U.S. alone.  It's still going to be six to 12 months before enough are vaccinated for herd immunity to kick in.  



Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: November 09 2020 at 2:11pm

Originally posted by cobber cobber wrote:

Covid is over. 

Any day now it will be diminished by some event.


Scientists found a milder strain

or 

Vaccine

or 

Medical intervention

DREAM ON DREAMER......



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Posted By: jacksdad
Date Posted: November 24 2020 at 12:59pm

One quarter of all US cases have shown up in November - and the month isn’t over yet. The line on the graph is getting awful steep for something that is going away.







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