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  1. How are you're lungs holding out Jimi? My eyes are watering from the smoke.
  2. Docs been doing cycles as far back as I can recall. And we used to have that guy Machine Head on here (I think that was his name) who was very good at Ewave.
  3. Doc - stay wait for borders to open and roll up your sleeves and do the genealogy research. You will not regret it.
  4. 50 day moving average tops the 200 day for the first time since late March on the S&P daily.
  5. China appears to be pulling the markets up which makes no sense. China is having flooding like they haven't seen since 2012. Hubei is submerged. And those flood water are mixing up a toxic brews of viruses. And they don't have a working private flood insurance program.
  6. Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Early Positive Data from an Ongoing Phase 1/2 study of mRNA-based Vaccine Candidate Against SARS-CoV-2
  7. About 40 points to go and the 50-day could get back above the 200-day on the S&P daily. Locally I'm hearing about a lot of people trying to move out of SF and into the suburbs. No idea if they will be successful but wonder what impact that is having on the market.
  8. Chesapeake Energy has filed for bankruptcy https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-28/chesapeake-pushed-into-bankruptcy-by-plunging-energy-prices?utm_content=business&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business
  9. Let's not forget the Trump branded vaccine being pushed out in a couple of months - six months ahead of the most optimistic schedule set by actual doctors - royalties of $0.02 per dose and it comes with a "winning" Morse code set in case you get locked-in syndrome and need to communicate with your eye-lids.
  10. No evidence of a less deadly form. However, there is growing evidence that the strain in Italy in New York represents a more deadly form. Hopefully they will contain it soon. Yes, they are making progress but slowly. They recently had very positive results with dexamethasone in clinic trials for severe cases. They have also learned not to put people on ventilators unless every other approach fails. A lot of patients died early on due to premature intubation because they were worried about exposing staff to the virus. Now they use a combination of prone positioning (lying on your stomach)
  11. If you look at a key ratio - percentage of people over 65 versus number of ICU beds AZ major cities in AZ are some of the most at risk in the nation. They'll run out of beds quickly unlike many young University towns with research hospitals for example.
  12. The think about deaths is they often lag infections by four weeks and we are still having protesters, migrant works and "going back to business" shoppers and works mingling every day. The most at risk are sheltered still (I hope). So probably younger folks will be getting infected and only later infecting their older relatives and friends in 1 - 2 weeks who will then die 3-4 weeks after that. So we may not see an uptick for a while. Hopefully infections are limited more to the younger cohorts this time now that more people are aware of the issue. But in some communities information is still no
  13. Quality of life issue for those who are risk is a real thing. This link shows what your brain looks like via MRI images after the SARS-CoV-2 eats it: https://www.rsna.org/news/2020/June/Brain-MRI-Findings-In-COVID-19 Worth a look but not while you are eating. Sit down before opening link. This is the result of direct infection of the brain or of the arteries in the brain. And this is in addition to all the strokes people are having due to thrombosis during disease and up to weeks later. That's an unrelated issue.
  14. The virus can both cause stroke directly as well as infect the brain and cause swelling and brain cell death. He should definitely see a doctor ASAP. The virus causes endothelial cell infection in the blood vessels that leads to micro thrombosis all over the body and organ damage from blood clotting including in the brain i.e. strokes. We've seen a lot of this. It also infects platelets in the blood and monocytes like macrophages that can cross the blood brain barrier directly and infect the brain and cause damage directly. This has been confirmed in brain scans and pathology studies. And it h
  15. Thanks for tolerating my lack of self control. I've just been dealing with this since January and having several relatives infected I can say you don't want to get this thing if you are over 50 years of age. Luckily most are slowly recovering. One in her 50's is still having kidney issues. Another who is a musician (guitarist) has lost some motor control of one hand. Hopefully they will recover further but we really don't know for sure.
  16. My apologies to Specie. I'll go cool off. There is a lot of bad information out there. Some of it comes from social media i.e. 5G causes the infection or the virus doesn't exist. Some of it unfortunately comes from our government i.e. don't wear a mask earlier this year. So I understand the lack of trust.
  17. Sorry! Deleted! The governor of Texas just had to suspend surgeries in several Texas counties because the hospitals are already full.
  18. 2 hours ago, specie said: Daily deaths have been tracking the decline in number of new cases per day averaged over 7 days nearly *exactly* due to the lockdown with the proper lag of about a month. The surge we see now won't appear in deaths for several weeks because it is just starting. Confirmed cases are confirmed using rtPCR which is a RNA test and the RNA signature is unique to this specific coronavirus and can not be mistaken for any other virus period. There have been a few issues with data collected on a national level from a very few states
  19. Just picked up two Honda EU2200i (one of them companion) so I can keep the freezer stocked even during a power outage and run my extra gear. They have $100 off right now at Home Depot.
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