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2020-04-06 10:47:40 AM  
My fear now is that the social distancing measures we've put in place do start to work, and the numbers of new cases will either level off, or decline.  Trump will take this as it's solved, and call for people to go out.  Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.

And then Trump will try to use that as evidence that these liberal governors don't know what they're doing, and hawk chloroquinine like he's in some sort of infomercial.
 
2020-04-06 10:49:33 AM  
If you want to craft and deliver a message of optimism, you have to maintain that tone throughout out the entirety. If you're going to go back and forth between "caring," insults, and lying, no one really knows what the message is. They'll hear what they want to hear.

/which is precisely why he talks that way
 
2020-04-06 11:14:38 AM  

jake_lex: My fear now is that the social distancing measures we've put in place do start to work, and the numbers of new cases will either level off, or decline.  Trump will take this as it's solved, and call for people to go out.  Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.

And then Trump will try to use that as evidence that these liberal governors don't know what they're doing, and hawk chloroquinine like he's in some sort of infomercial.


Nothing can stop what's coming. The best we can do is get out of the way.
 
2020-04-06 2:30:18 PM  

Ambivalence: jake_lex: My fear now is that the social distancing measures we've put in place do start to work, and the numbers of new cases will either level off, or decline.  Trump will take this as it's solved, and call for people to go out.  Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.

And then Trump will try to use that as evidence that these liberal governors don't know what they're doing, and hawk chloroquinine like he's in some sort of infomercial.

Nothing can stop what's coming. The best we can do is get out of the way.


I'd love to get out of the way, but there aren't many flights (if any) to tropical deserted islands or anywhere, really.
 
2020-04-06 3:31:02 PM  
Saw a tweet a few minutes ago with someone talking about the need for mass graves, and saying they should be put in NYC parks.

Seemed really horrific, until I remembered that Donald J. Trump State Park exists. It would be perfect for this, even if it's still horrific.
 
2020-04-06 3:49:11 PM  
The light is his pants on fire as he looks down the tunnel of his ass, since his head's stuck up there.
 
2020-04-06 3:50:19 PM  

phaseolus: Saw a tweet a few minutes ago with someone talking about the need for mass graves, and saying they should be put in NYC parks.

Seemed really horrific, until I remembered that Donald J. Trump State Park exists. It would be perfect for this, even if it's still horrific.


It's perfect.

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2020-04-06 3:51:09 PM  
If Hillary was president, half of the country would be dead.  Remember Benghazi?  She's too slow to react.
 
2020-04-06 4:00:41 PM  
If at least we could shove the trump, bush, cheney and mcconnell families in there thatd be worth it
 
2020-04-06 4:01:45 PM  
I mean, let's be honest, the ovens burning up the infirm and chronically ill, the old and helpless, the working poor and the not so working poor. It's pretty much the right winger end game. They would have enjoyed it more if the bodies were still alive so they could torture them like some sick fark pulling the wings off of flies though.
 
2020-04-06 4:03:01 PM  
Man, the Illinois Guv really has his act together, it looks like.
 
2020-04-06 4:05:39 PM  

jake_lex: My fear now is that the social distancing measures we've put in place do start to work, and the numbers of new cases will either level off, or decline.  Trump will take this as it's solved, and call for people to go out.  Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.

And then Trump will try to use that as evidence that these liberal governors don't know what they're doing, and hawk chloroquinine like he's in some sort of infomercial.


Pretty much. But the economy is really, really important so go out and spend.
 
2020-04-06 4:05:53 PM  

jake_lex: Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.


This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

But if those knucklefarks from red states come here and reinfect us, we're going to be REALLY pissed if we all have to go into lockdown again.

THAT might actually start a civil war, when the states start pointing the finger at each other instead of the federal gov't (which may be what the whole goal behind Trump is. . . )
 
2020-04-06 4:08:13 PM  
Some of us were kept alive... to work... loading bodies. The disposal units ran night and day. We were that close to going out forever. But there was one man who taught us to fight, to storm the wire of the camps, to smash those metal motherfarkers into junk. He turned it around.
 
2020-04-06 4:12:54 PM  
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2020-04-06 4:16:20 PM  

jake_lex: My fear now is that the social distancing measures we've put in place do start to work, and the numbers of new cases will either level off, or decline.  Trump will take this as it's solved, and call for people to go out.  Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.

And then Trump will try to use that as evidence that these liberal governors don't know what they're doing, and hawk chloroquinine like he's in some sort of infomercial.


Here's the thing: unless or until we have an effective vaccine, unless we keep the social distancing and imposed lockdowns going pretty much indefinitely, all we're accomplishing right now is delaying the inevitable.  Without a vaccine, we'll have gotten the first wave of patients out of the way, and people will come out of hiding and go back to their daily lives just in time to kick of a second, bigger wave of infections.

Not only will that wave make the first look like a mild flu season, but if you thought we were short on supplies now, imagine what it'll be when we're facing a shiatload more cases coming much faster with all of our systems exhausted by the first wave.
 
2020-04-06 4:19:27 PM  
Meanwhile, in the land of derp....
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2020-04-06 4:19:54 PM  

Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.


Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.
 
2020-04-06 4:21:16 PM  
Blood samples of everyone who dies in the next 2 years ought to be kept. So when Covid-19 test are finally widely available, there can be accurate numbers about what happened.

It's not a waste of money either, the data could help us better prepare for future pandemics.

And if you don't think pandemic prepping is important, why do you hate the stock market, economy and on going civilization but still use the internet? Go live in the wilderness.
 
2020-04-06 4:22:03 PM  
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2020-04-06 4:22:54 PM  
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2020-04-06 4:23:04 PM  
Sounds like Obama was a visionary ordering all those plastic FEMA coffins. He knew what was coming. Thanks Obama *COUGH COUGH*

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2020-04-06 4:24:27 PM  

WheezerTheGeezer: Meanwhile, in the land of derp....[Fark user image image 425x317]


Who is that supposed to be? ((( Soros)))?
 
2020-04-06 4:25:37 PM  

AlHarris31: Sounds like Obama was a visionary ordering all those plastic FEMA coffins. He knew what was coming. Thanks Obama *COUGH COUGH*

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Finally, Trump finds a use for something Obama left him. I wonder if he's still too mad about the laughter at the party to use them.
 
2020-04-06 4:26:05 PM  
And speaking of loading bodies into numerous coffins, that was my G Grandpa's job after getting drafted in 1918 when he was sent to Kansas. He boxed them up and put them on the right train car to send back home. So there is historical precedent.

/CSB
 
2020-04-06 4:32:07 PM  

Epoch_Zero: WheezerTheGeezer: Meanwhile, in the land of derp....[Fark user image image 425x317]

Who is that supposed to be? ((( Soros)))?


Looks like Bill Gates. The current target of the conspiracy theorists, as he evilly wants to vaccinate your children to, uhh, mind control them or something. It's hard to keep up.
 
2020-04-06 4:33:40 PM  

AlHarris31: Sounds like Obama was a visionary ordering all those plastic FEMA coffins. He knew what was coming. Thanks Obama *COUGH COUGH*

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Yeah, it's too bad he didn't spend some money replacing medical supplies that he used up.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/ne​w​s/los-angeles-times-and-bloomberg-news​-federal-stockpile-of-n95-masks-was-de​pleted-under-obama-and-never-restocked​
 
2020-04-06 4:36:14 PM  
Here are the number of new cases reported by the CDC for each of the last 5 days

      27,043
      26,135
      37,926
      27,621
      26,065
 
2020-04-06 4:39:15 PM  
Wait a minute, I had assured by the Fark Apocalypse experts that this was going to go on for years and untold millions would die.  Now it's being reported that we're just starting to turn the corner?   BLASPHEMY
 
2020-04-06 4:46:34 PM  

Marshmallow Jones: Wait a minute, I had assured by the Fark Apocalypse experts that this was going to go on for years and untold millions would die.  Now it's being reported that we're just starting to turn the corner?   BLASPHEMY


Because its proving that Social Distancing is working.

It's not rocket science.
 
2020-04-06 4:49:13 PM  
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2020-04-06 4:50:10 PM  

Marshmallow Jones: Wait a minute, I had assured by the Fark Apocalypse experts that this was going to go on for years and untold millions would die.  Now it's being reported that we're just starting to turn the corner?   BLASPHEMY


Some people were saying we'd be down to 0 cases by now.
 
2020-04-06 4:53:36 PM  

EmmaLou: Ambivalence: jake_lex: My fear now is that the social distancing measures we've put in place do start to work, and the numbers of new cases will either level off, or decline.  Trump will take this as it's solved, and call for people to go out.  Governors and mayors will defy this, but Trumpers will hear their Orange God talking and go out, which will lead to new outbreaks.

And then Trump will try to use that as evidence that these liberal governors don't know what they're doing, and hawk chloroquinine like he's in some sort of infomercial.

Nothing can stop what's coming. The best we can do is get out of the way.

I'd love to get out of the way, but there aren't many flights (if any) to tropical deserted islands or anywhere, really.


Yeah and you better make sure they are empty too. I have been pretty much everywhere in the Caribbean and I don't want to seek medical care from well like 98 percent of them. Even still wouldn't want to have to get intensive care from any because most farm their most critical cases back out to the US.
 
2020-04-06 4:55:09 PM  

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2020-04-06 4:56:17 PM  

Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.


You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?
 
2020-04-06 4:57:24 PM  

Colour_out_of_Space: Marshmallow Jones: Wait a minute, I had assured by the Fark Apocalypse experts that this was going to go on for years and untold millions would die.  Now it's being reported that we're just starting to turn the corner?   BLASPHEMY

Some people were saying we'd be down to 0 cases by now.


Other people said 28,000 US deaths per day
 
2020-04-06 4:58:17 PM  

desertratt: Colour_out_of_Space: Marshmallow Jones: Wait a minute, I had assured by the Fark Apocalypse experts that this was going to go on for years and untold millions would die.  Now it's being reported that we're just starting to turn the corner?   BLASPHEMY

Some people were saying we'd be down to 0 cases by now.

Other people said 28,000 US deaths per day


Not that it was most farkers but I did get told a million a day would be a good day once.
 
2020-04-06 5:20:10 PM  
Well, maybe he will get his face on a mountain like he wanted. Such a shame it'll be a mountain of cremated corpses dubbed Mt. Ashhole...
 
2020-04-06 5:22:20 PM  

not enough beer: Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.

You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?


From the articles i'm finding like this one: https://time.com/5810454/coronavirus-​i​mmunity-reinfection/

it appears that we don't know yet, all we have is speculation. What was earlier reported as not having immunity is now being speculated to have been patients who tested positive for the virus, but who had recovered from it.

So, the short answer is...*shrugs*

Good news is, it looks like the old practice of using the blood of those who survived the disease to inoculate the patients with the disease is working, so, a new (old) treatment on the way?
 
2020-04-06 5:26:30 PM  

Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.

You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?

From the articles i'm finding like this one: https://time.com/5810454/coronavirus-i​mmunity-reinfection/

it appears that we don't know yet, all we have is speculation. What was earlier reported as not having immunity is now being speculated to have been patients who tested positive for the virus, but who had recovered from it.

So, the short answer is...*shrugs*

Good news is, it looks like the old practice of using the blood of those who survived the disease to inoculate the patients with the disease is working, so, a new (old) treatment on the way?


yeah I have seen those but it seems to be more testing failure. One article I read said the Chinese test were only accurate 30-50 percent of the time. Hopefully we can get some therapeutics soon.
 
2020-04-06 6:13:33 PM  

not enough beer: Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.

You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?

From the articles i'm finding like this one: https://time.com/5810454/coronavirus-i​mmunity-reinfection/

it appears that we don't know yet, all we have is speculation. What was earlier reported as not having immunity is now being speculated to have been patients who tested positive for the virus, but who had recovered from it.

So, the short answer is...*shrugs*

Good news is, it looks like the old practice of using the blood of those who survived the disease to inoculate the patients with the disease is working, so, a new (old) treatment on the way?

yeah I have seen those but it seems to be more testing failure. One article I read said the Chinese test were only accurate 30-50 percent of the time. Hopefully we can get some therapeutics soon.


I'm just scared shiatless that people will see a relaxing of things as a sign that it's "over", and we're going to be totally screwed.
 
2020-04-06 6:29:43 PM  

phaseolus: Saw a tweet a few minutes ago with someone talking about the need for mass graves, and saying they should be put in NYC parks.

Seemed really horrific, until I remembered that Donald J. Trump State Park exists. It would be perfect for this, even if it's still horrific.


I vote we nationalize the closest Trump golf course and turn it into a cemetery like we turned Lee's estate into Arlington National Cemetery.

Start with Bedminster and Mar-a-Lago.
 
2020-04-06 6:45:33 PM  

Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.

You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?

From the articles i'm finding like this one: https://time.com/5810454/coronavirus-i​mmunity-reinfection/

it appears that we don't know yet, all we have is speculation. What was earlier reported as not having immunity is now being speculated to have been patients who tested positive for the virus, but who had recovered from it.

So, the short answer is...*shrugs*

Good news is, it looks like the old practice of using the blood of those who survived the disease to inoculate the patients with the disease is working, so, a new (old) treatment on the way?

yeah I have seen those but it seems to be more testing failure. One article I read said the Chinese test were only accurate 30-50 percent of the time. Hopefully we can get some therapeutics soon.

I'm just scared shiatless that people will see a relaxing of things as a sign that it's "over", and we're going to be totally screwed.


Oh well that's totally fair. I don't disagree.
 
2020-04-06 6:54:02 PM  

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2020-04-06 7:49:13 PM  

not enough beer: Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.

You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?

From the articles i'm finding like this one: https://time.com/5810454/coronavirus-i​mmunity-reinfection/

it appears that we don't know yet, all we have is speculation. What was earlier reported as not having immunity is now being speculated to have been patients who tested positive for the virus, but who had recovered from it.

So, the short answer is...*shrugs*

Good news is, it looks like the old practice of using the blood of those who survived the disease to inoculate the patients with the disease is working, so, a new (old) treatment on the way?

yeah I have seen those but it seems to be more testing failure. One article I read said the Chinese test were only accurate 30-50 percent of the time. Hopefully we can get some therapeutics soon.

I'm just scared shiatless that people will see a relaxing of things as a sign that it's "over", and we're going to be totally screwed.

Oh well that's totally fair. I don't disagree.


Well, I mean, people already are dealing with the surreal nature of it...and have a hard time taking it seriously. What do you think they're going to do the minute things relax and people go back to "normal", to whatever degree they can? People are going to rush out, make up for lost time and be social, etc. That crush of humanity is going to pass the virus like the clap at a hippie convention, and it's going to explode.

I'm not trying to be a negative nancy but...look, so far every damn worst-case-scenario medical apocalypse movie/book has been scarily damn accurate. I don't have a lot of trust left.
 
2020-04-06 7:59:55 PM  

WheezerTheGeezer: Meanwhile, in the land of derp....[Fark user image image 425x317]


I know, I know, First Amendment, but low-calorie rat charming Christ on a catamaran, that guy needs to be drug out into the street and stabbed to death by a toothpick-wielding mob.
 
2020-04-06 8:30:09 PM  

Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: not enough beer: Kit Fister: Peki: This is my current fear about California. We've flattened our curve, and we may be at a point where we won't overwhelm our healthcare system.

Minor point, but we still don't have a vaccine. And people who get the virus don't develop an immunity to it, meaning they can still contract it again.

Flattening the curve sounds great and all, but without either developed immunity or a vaccine, preferably both, as soon as you end lockdown and people start mingling again, it'll be like holding a match to a gasoline-soaked pile of gunpowder.

This is my fear: we can't trust ending the lockdowns until we have a vaccine, or at least drugs that are extremely successful at treating the disease, locked down and in quantity. Otherwise, we've delayed the problem and potentially made it worse by creating a false sense of security.

You got a citation on people who catch the virus not having immunity?

From the articles i'm finding like this one: https://time.com/5810454/coronavirus-i​mmunity-reinfection/

it appears that we don't know yet, all we have is speculation. What was earlier reported as not having immunity is now being speculated to have been patients who tested positive for the virus, but who had recovered from it.

So, the short answer is...*shrugs*

Good news is, it looks like the old practice of using the blood of those who survived the disease to inoculate the patients with the disease is working, so, a new (old) treatment on the way?

yeah I have seen those but it seems to be more testing failure. One article I read said the Chinese test were only accurate 30-50 percent of the time. Hopefully we can get some therapeutics soon.

I'm just scared shiatless that people will see a relaxing of things as a sign that it's "over", and we're going to be totally screwed.

Oh well that's totally fair. I don't disagree.

Well, I mean, people already are dealing with the surreal nature of it...and have a hard time taking it seriously. What do you think they're going to do the minute things relax and people go back to "normal", to whatever degree they can? People are going to rush out, make up for lost time and be social, etc. That crush of humanity is going to pass the virus like the clap at a hippie convention, and it's going to explode.

I'm not trying to be a negative nancy but...look, so far every damn worst-case-scenario medical apocalypse movie/book has been scarily damn accurate. I don't have a lot of trust left.


No I agree. That said we are gonna have to figure out a plan going forward so as the cases come down the people planning this shiat out better start working fast.
 
2020-04-06 9:53:24 PM  

Marshmallow Jones: Wait a minute, I had assured by the Fark Apocalypse experts that this was going to go on for years and untold millions would die.  Now it's being reported that we're just starting to turn the corner?   BLASPHEMY


"it's being reported"

"people are saying"

"Sir"

Your orange speak gives you away, plaguelord.
 
2020-04-07 9:46:05 AM  

not enough beer: No I agree. That said we are gonna have to figure out a plan going forward so as the cases come down the people planning this shiat out better start working fast.


Ideally, we would be extending the lockdowns indefinitely, and not let them up until we've got either:

1. A viable vaccine.
2. Viable drugs that can successfully treat the virus and reduce its mortality rate to match the Flu.
3. We have enough solid data to demonstrate that not only is using antibody serum derived from surviving patients' blood safe, but is extremely effective at inoculating patients and jumpstarting their recovery. Follow this by ensuring that we have developed a method to successfully synthesize it in mass quantities, or have a method to gather enough blood from survivors and reduce it to serum so that we have a glut of it on hand to treat the emergent cases.

I would also go so far as to suggest that because our federal government's response has been so...poor, the governors of the states themselves establish a "response council" of sorts that directly obviates Trump and his bullshiat.  Let Cuomo run it.  As I mentioned in another thread, the states are still semi-autonomous entities, with their own laws and enforcement. They don't need the federal government to establish coordinated plans on handling the crisis, or invoking state laws (i.e. civil asset forfeiture) in order to obtain the materials they need. The federal government could only contravene them by passing a federal law that nullifies it, but even that ability is a shaky argument as we've seen with the Marijuana laws.

In other words, if Trump is incapable of managing this crisis, and has no people willing or able to do their jobs at a federal level, fark 'em. Work together amongst your selves and get shiat done. Let Trump rage about it all he wants, but if he tried to stop it, he'd have to go against states' rights, and fight an uphill battle against all the parties who are interested in protecting them.  Nobody wants to fight a battle like that. h

Hell, loop in the individuals at the federal level that are competent to show that you're working with the Feds to handle things, and you eliminate the argument of Federal jurisdictional issues.
 
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