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by slipstick
Sat May 30, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What is your strategy for avoiding COVID-19 ?
Replies: 155
Views: 5840

Re: What is your strategy for avoiding COVID-19 ?

Some new information about why covid-19 produces so many different symptoms - it may be a blood vessel disease:

https://elemental.medium.com/coronaviru ... 4032481ab2
by slipstick
Wed May 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Rummaging around and ......
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: Rummaging around and ......

deck_luck wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 8:01 pm
It could be a good paper weight. :lol:
or use it for target practice :lol:

https://www.shutterstock.com/image-phot ... -237912769
by slipstick
Mon May 18, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Funny Fotos!
Replies: 39
Views: 4557

Re: Funny Fotos!

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by slipstick
Tue May 12, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What is your strategy for avoiding COVID-19 ?
Replies: 155
Views: 5840

Re: What is your strategy for avoiding COVID-19 ?

It's probably also a good idea to make it a daily habit to take some immune system booster pills, like time-released vitamin C pills and other pills with selenium and zinc. Don't overdo that, though: overdosing might do more harm than good. Might want to add vitamin D: https://www.medrxiv.org/conte...
by slipstick
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

i'm off to find some clear alcohol 70% not sure now which would be best Everclear 95% is too strong Just dilute it with distilled water to get to 70%. Here's how to calculate it for isopropyl alcohol - ethanol calculation is probably similar. https://onsenlabs.com/blogs/blog/isopropyl-alcohol-ipa-a...
by slipstick
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Well this sucks. Coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 strains:

https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Co ... nds-625333
by slipstick
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Doctors Face Troubling Question: Are They Treating Coronavirus Correctly?

"This disease has challenged everything that we believed was right six weeks ago."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... e=emb_logo
by slipstick
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Dang - missed it - a day too late. Maybe next year....

https://nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/ ... -april-17/
by slipstick
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Another bullet? This is encouraging, though very preliminary: https://www.statnews.com/2020/04/16/early-peek-at-data-on-gilead-coronavirus-drug-suggests-patients-are-responding-to-treatment/ More technical detail on the study - note that the full study is on 2400 people in 152 locations: https://cli...
by slipstick
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

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by slipstick
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Scientists unravel why some people are more susceptible to Covid-19:

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/ne ... 318904.ece
by slipstick
Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Here's a contrarian view that says we are safer now than a month ago (specifically New York City, but generally applicable). Full article here: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/100-times-safer-now-early-204833052.html Here's the core of the article: "I started wearing disposable gloves and a mask in e...
by slipstick
Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

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by slipstick
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Here's an article with some interesting info on how Covid-19 does its damage. I just ran across this in another forum - I don't know if any of this is right or not, but very interesting. There is some political opinion expressed in the article, but just ignore that if you don't agree with it - the m...
by slipstick
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

What might have been: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/george-bush-2005-wait-pandemic-late-prepare/story?id=69979013 " Thus was born the nation's most comprehensive pandemic plan -- a playbook that included diagrams for a global early warning system, funding to develop new, rapid vaccine technology, ...
by slipstick
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Damn, that brings back memories of my childhood in the 50's. I can never think about the Lone Ranger without hearing in my mind the William Tell Overture, and can never hear that piece of music without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
by slipstick
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

by slipstick
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

by slipstick
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

The official names are: Disease coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) I just call it the Wu-flu. :) Bureaucracy will kill us all! If you wonder why there have been testing delays in the USA, this is from another forum - a guy who works in ...
by slipstick
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Corona virus (COVID-19)
Replies: 799
Views: 49580

Re: Corona virus (COVID-19)

Bureaucracy will kill us all! If you wonder why there have been testing delays in the USA, this is from another forum - a guy who works in hospital admin. in Louisiana. I had previously posted some comments from him here - https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?p=1775702#p1775702 This is what he...

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