PPRuNe Forums - Search Results

Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: OldnGrounded
Showing results 1 to 35 of 1000
Search took 0.13 seconds.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2020, 00:10
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Has anyone noticed that reports from France...

Has anyone noticed that reports from France indicate that half of the patients in intensive care are younger than 60?
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2020, 00:03
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Of course not. It was horrendous. But the...

Of course not. It was horrendous. But the characteristics of polio are entirely different from COVID-19.

Comparisons to other diseases and epidemics such as the ones people insist on trying to...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 22:29
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

No one knows. Best guess would be to extrapolate...

No one knows. Best guess would be to extrapolate from the pre-lockdown statistics from Wuhan, where the case count went from (rough numbers from top of head here) 100 to 3,000 in a couple of weeks. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 22:22
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

You still don't get it. We can't truncate the...

You still don't get it. We can't truncate the testing because, among other things, there is no way, with shorter or more limited trials, to be reasonably certain that a vaccine is both safe and...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 22:14
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, I do. Polio: Transmission by...

Yes, I do.

Polio: Transmission by fecal-oral route (not droplet or airborne)
Species susceptibility: Human only (no animal reservoir)
Percentage of cases entirely asymptomatic: 72%
...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 20:45
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Right, and important to keep repeating. We can...

Right, and important to keep repeating. We can do modern miracles in literally constructing vaccine candidates. No more being limited to creating vaccines from killed/live/attenuated virus. But,...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 17:56
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes. The ICL paper is very important stuff and I...

Yes. The ICL paper is very important stuff and I can attest that the experts are paying close attention (most aren't surprised). It has come to my attention that Ferguson (chief author) and company...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 17:34
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

I think we're discussing different types of...

I think we're discussing different types of "surveillance." Take a look at double_barrel's original post, above.

As for surveillance testing for SARS-CoV-2 in the community, the failure to be...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 16:59
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

We can't be sure, in advance, of anything as...

We can't be sure, in advance, of anything as complex as this. We can be fairly confident, however, that failure to conduct such surveillance will likely result in outbreaks that are more expensive...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 11:37
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

[/list] There's no way to know whether others...

[/list]
There's no way to know whether others are virus free except, theoretically, to fully quarantine them after multiple negative tests.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 11:32
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, that study does suggest that. And I could...

Yes, that study does suggest that. And I could provide a list of studies that found (as indicated in the previously-cited summary) that chloroquine is effective in vitro but not in animal in vivo...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 11:15
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Thanks. A sobering and unsurprising look at one...

Thanks. A sobering and unsurprising look at one of the ways "we ended up here."

We humans have been ignoring the obvious with regard to epidemiological and public health systems for a very long...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 11:02
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

I don't think many Mexicans are eager to make it...

I don't think many Mexicans are eager to make it to El Norte, just now. And since the US has a known rate of infection somewhere around 30 times that in Mexico at the moment (changes by the minute,...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 10:51
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

OK, sorry. It's easy to mistake facetiousness...

OK, sorry. It's easy to mistake facetiousness for sneering -- especially in the context of this thread, which has seen a lot of sneering.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2020, 00:54
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

No. It's a public health/infection-control term....

No. It's a public health/infection-control term.



Nothing is wrong with "quarantine," when used in proper context.



Nah, although, please do if your circumstances/medical...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 23:11
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Thanks. The more places people can go for a...

Thanks. The more places people can go for a quick overview, the better.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 22:12
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

San Francisco Bay Area authorities place...

San Francisco Bay Area authorities place strictest order in country: ‘Shelter in place,’ only essential businesses open in 6 counties...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 20:43
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

No. That claim far exceeds anything actually...

No. That claim far exceeds anything actually known or demonstrated about the effectiveness of chloroquine, for COVID-19 or any other viral disease.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 20:34
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

I won't argue about any of those specifics (at...

I won't argue about any of those specifics (at least not here and now), but the point I was trying to make is that virtually the entire course of human civilization since the development of...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 19:16
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Is no one in your community organizing volunteer...

Is no one in your community organizing volunteer efforts that would be able to bring food and other necessities to those who "should" be staying home? That certainly should be happening. If it...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 19:13
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

This is fairly common speculation, but if you're...

This is fairly common speculation, but if you're going to examine notions like this, you have to decide how far back in the development of civilization you're going to go, which developments you want...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 18:32
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

It is sound. Good image. Thanks, Rob. Stay...

It is sound. Good image. Thanks, Rob. Stay home!
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 17:57
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Lethality isn't a simple question of how likely...

Lethality isn't a simple question of how likely an individual sufferer is to die with all things being equal. It's a combination of that with the percentage of people who contract the disease, the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 15:46
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Ummm . . . I'm almost afraid to ask . . . What,...

Ummm . . . I'm almost afraid to ask . . . What, exactly, is meant by "special-interest-places," in this context?
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 15:44
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, and I can think of several other conditions...

Yes, and I can think of several other conditions and circumstances that call for caution with some NSAIDS. But that's not specifically related to COVID-19, which is what the French health minister...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 14:58
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

It's not true. There is a biosafety level 4 lab...

It's not true. There is a biosafety level 4 lab in Wuhan doing virology research. It's not involved in biowarfare. How do we know that? We know it because the lab is, and has been since the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 14:53
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

I saw the French minister's warning and checked...

I saw the French minister's warning and checked the easily-available literature and with my expert friends and contacts. None of us can find any evidence of a risk or problem associated with NSAIDS...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 11:39
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Ha! We don't really know, of course, because...

Ha! We don't really know, of course, because many of the cases with minor symptoms haven't been coming to medical/public health attention.

The few studies of the clinical course of mild cases...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 01:01
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Sad and disturbing news. Not surprising, of...

Sad and disturbing news. Not surprising, of course. The people going into the trenches to face this crisis, every day, everywhere it must be faced are showing extraordinary courage and perseverance....
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 00:02
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Hear, hear! Read this carefully, gentlemen and...

Hear, hear! Read this carefully, gentlemen and ladies. Torquetalk is providing a free lesson about the realities of our present world economy (especially the segments operating in the First World...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2020, 23:58
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

I know. The emoji is a "smirk." Sometimes these...

I know. The emoji is a "smirk." Sometimes these things appear differently in different browsers and on different operating systems.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2020, 22:20
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

😏 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

😏 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2020, 22:17
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

I know a fair number of the people who tend to...

I know a fair number of the people who tend to stock up on weaponry whenever there's a possible crisis brewing. I'm confident that most of them didn't need any prodding from the media.

Someone is...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2020, 19:46
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Also, some of the supply may have gone to . . ....

Also, some of the supply may have gone to . . . ummm . . . VIP consumers.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/750x752/four_horsemen_1e18b06e04ff826fd8762017a20334690ea9a4ce.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2020, 19:10
Replies: 17,730
Views: 2,053,826
Posted By OldnGrounded

Everyone out wandering the community, regardless...

Everyone out wandering the community, regardless of age, pre-existing conditions, etc., risks becoming a vector and infecting others.

It's really simple.

The UK appears to be encouraging...
Showing results 1 to 35 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.