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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:25 am
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My phone auto-corrected it to vivid 19, I like it, sounds a lot nicer, more colourful.
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:30 am
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Originally Posted by stevenglish1 View Post
My phone auto-corrected it to vivid 19, I like it, sounds a lot nicer, more colourful.
I noticed - and concur.

PS - immunity is far more complex than you suggest, it can be from total immunity to lesser symptoms and can be temporary or permanent. Whoever first mooted herd immunity without a vaccine in place and without proof of effect, was an arsehole of the first degree. I hope your view is correct, otherwise we have a longterm issue on our hands.

We push MMR because it passes the tests above.
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:33 am
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Why is wrong with you people? Why are you behaving like kids...talking down and trying to get one over each other. Honestly I think manners and common sense flew out the window today.
Oh, I think in the scope of things this passage is nothing. We're big boys, honest!
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:41 am
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Oh, I think in the scope of things this passage is nothing. We're big boys, honest!
good then I presume you will all act like big boys. If not, I will have to get my thigh length leather boots and whip out.



Now we have that out of the way...I read about this a few weeks ago and it seems to have reared its head again. Some say that those who had the TB shot (I had mine age 11) may have some immunity against COVID19.
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:50 am
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good then I presume you will all act like big boys. If not, I will have to get my thigh length leather boots and whip out.



Now we have that out of the way...I read about this a few weeks ago and it seems to have reared its head again. Some say that those who had the TB shot (I had mine age 11) may have some immunity against COVID19.
Did you miss a quote or a link - it sounds like you are referring to something ...

Also - is there any word about people who have HAD TB?
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:53 am
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I'll leave this one to Wikipedia.

House arrest (also called home confinement, home detention, or, in modern times, electronic monitoring) is a measure by which a person is confined by the authorities to their residence. Travel is usually restricted, if allowed at all. House arrest is an alternative to being in a prison while awaiting trial or after sentencing.

While house arrest can be applied to criminal cases when prison does not seem an appropriate measure, the term is often applied to the use of house confinement as a measure of repression by authoritarian governments against political dissidents.

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Yeah, this is what the Italians thought too and now they're all dead.
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Did you miss a quote?

Also - is there any word about people who have HAD TB?

no I left the gap because it wasn’t a reply to anyone...just a statement.

I don’t know...I think lungs can be permanently damaged by TB though. The bottom half of both my lungs are damaged due to Bronchiectasis, leaving me susceptible to bacterial pneumonia because I have diffIculty clearing the debri/bacteria/mucus.

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Old Mar 31st 2020, 12:57 am
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This was just this past weekend about 1 mile from us in town. So sad.

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My phone auto-corrected it to vivid 19, I like it, sounds a lot nicer, more colourful.
Sounds like nail polish
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I am seeing that life is not included within the rights under freedom.
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 1:35 am
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I'm working on a new slogan . . .

Don't be like an Italian. Don't be dead.

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Old Mar 31st 2020, 1:57 am
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I'm working on a new slogan . . .

Don't be like an Italian. Don't be dead.
Needs work.... keep an eye closer to home.

Seriously, the Italians are our touchstone - it's easy to see tha errors they may have made, but as we're finding out, not so easy not to replicate them.

Spain is catching up too...... and France is keeping its head down. I don't think this is the time for any of us to feel comfortable.
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Needs work.... keep an eye closer to home.

Seriously, the Italians are our touchstone - it's easy to see tha errors they may have made, but as we're finding out, not so easy not to replicate them.

Spain is catching up too...... and France is keeping its head down. I don't think this is the time for any of us to feel comfortable.
Yes sir. Sorry sir. Must try harder.

Okay . . . submitted for your approval:

Listen to Cuomo. He's Italian but he's not dead.

or

Don't listen to Trump. He's trying to kill you.
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Old Mar 31st 2020, 2:26 am
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Listen to Cuomo. He's Italian but he's not dead.

He's not very Italian. More Queens.

He says "Baloney".
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Yes sir. Sorry sir. Must try harder.

Okay . . . submitted for your approval:

Listen to Cuomo. He's Italian but he's not dead.

or

Don't listen to Trump. He's trying to kill you.
Work in progress, but definite improvement!

Just heard France has now topped 3000 dead..... but the USA has beaten it from a standing start.
UK is close to half that number....and Germany has now hit 645 after staying in double digits for so long.
Spain is clicking towards 8,000 and let's not talk about Italy, 11,500 and rising.
There really is no room for complacency.... where are those people talking about annual flu numbers now?

Heep well & take care
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