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Old 16th Apr 2021, 21:45
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Originally Posted by ScepticalOptomist View Post
You seem to be missing the point.

ONCE vaccinations are widespread, here in Oz, and in those countries we open up to, CASES may be high if the vaccines prove not to stop infection (which they seem to) but because of the vaccinations, those cases are basically a mild cold at worst, and most likely would show no symptoms. We need to move away from CASE numbers being an important metric. If you have 1000 cases with zero disease, it won’t matter.

Just like the common cold / flu - if you tested the community, there would be thousands per week being infected, but very few of those need medical attention. The same will become true for COVID.
Well if that proves to be correct it will be a good result.
The trouble with what scomo said is that nobody (himself included) really knows what he is trying to say.
He is more interested in photo opportunities & talking about 'Jenny & I'
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