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Old 30th March 2020, 04:32 PM
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14 is the average. Seems there are people who develop symptoms up to four weeks and others after only a couple of days. If you're not testing positive after 14 days you're likely safe.

The other thing is when did he get sick? Do you really think they rushed out to tell you the moment his nose started running? At his age if you don't cough somebody might bury you. He likely was sick before they alerted the world.
You do realise most of your readers on here are older than Charlie.


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If you don't move,snore or cough you better have a note saying you're not dead yet

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Old 30th March 2020, 06:35 PM
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I remember seeing a program on BBC a few years ago that traced the genetic makeup of some AIDS survivors to family members who survived the 1919 influenza and even the 1665 London plague.

Some folks seem to have genes that resist the virus.

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I remember seeing a program on BBC a few years ago that traced the genetic makeup of some AIDS survivors to family members who survived the 1919 influenza and even the 1665 London plague.

Some folks seem to have genes that resist the virus.
I think all of us are descendants of people who survived the 1918 flu pandemic and the various plagues of the 1600s and prior.

Except the very oldest among us who are survivors of the 1918 flu pandemic themselves.

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I don’t buy it. CV-19 doesn’t exist. There are no deaths. It is part of a grand conspiracy for the Illuminati to take over the world. Hahahahahaha (Vincent Price despicable laugh).
This is pretty much the view of my ex-boss.

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Statistically one of these people (PC, Boris, Cummings, the heath secretary, Chris Whitty) should have complications. Unless they are making it up
Your source for these statistics please.

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Old 31st March 2020, 06:12 AM
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Your source for these statistics please.
Just ignore him. He is, no doubt, one of those folks who believes that the odds for a coin toss change if you've just gotten a run of 100 heads in a row. Statistics are statistics - but what he's looking at are the odds on the situation.

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Statistically one of these people (PC, Boris, Cummings, the health secretary, Chris Whitty) should have complications....
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Your source for these statistics..
Actually... Smeg is, at least in this case, likely correct.

Based on an study of the Wuhan epidemic published in The Lancet The hospitalization rate (I.e. complications) for all people over 50 was 35%. So, for a population of 5 (as identified by Smeg) we would expect 1.7 hospitalizations.

Further, other studies are showing that men are approximately 3 times more likely to result in a serious case. So, the odds are even higher that one of Smeg's 5 mentioned cases would have "complications."
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BTW...YOU have to quarantine for 14 days with or without positive testing for Corono if showing symptoms. That is what the rest of us plebs have to do.
No I don't because I'm in Wales so I don't have to do what you plebs in France have to do. At least I don't think I do. I think that here, if you live alone you have to self isolate for 7 days after showing symptoms, and if nothing else has developed then you can stop self isolating. If you live with other people I think the whole household has to self isolate for 14 days.
I could be wrong and I have to say it doesn't seem adequate to me but I didn't make the rules.
I also note that according to the NHS (national health service) website, the only symptoms you need to concern yourself with are a fever, which is defined by your tummy or your back feeling hot to the touch, and a persistent cough. From what I've read in other places, this also seems a tad oversimplified.
Living on a closed and deserted campsite in the middle of nowhere, having been made redundant but allowed to stay there for now on account of having nowhere else to go, doesn't have an awful lot going for it, but at least you don't have to worry about social distancing

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Old 31st March 2020, 10:46 AM
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No I don't because I'm in Wales so I don't have to do what you plebs in France have to do. At least I don't think I do. I think that here, if you live alone you have to self isolate for 7 days after showing symptoms, and if nothing else has developed then you can stop self isolating. If you live with other people I think the whole household has to self isolate for 14 days.
I don't think it is dependent on country how long you should isolate. Crono is Crono regardless of country.

We think we have come down with this shît, and I would say 14 days in the minimum.

OH is still suffering a bit. And it has been a good three weeks.

On a brighter note, are you coming back to France EH when it all blows over.


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