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(CBS 21 Harrisburg)   Are bubbles and pods part of our post-pandemic future?   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, pods part of our post-pandemic future, bubbles  
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2020-07-03 9:18:38 AM  
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2020-07-03 9:21:24 AM  
I love the use of the phrase 'post-pandemic'.  It assumes that there will be anything after the pandemic.
2020-07-03 10:28:31 AM  
I'm going for boats and hoes.
2020-07-03 11:31:32 AM  
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2020-07-03 11:59:51 AM  

Pants full of macaroni!!: I love the use of the phrase 'post-pandemic'.  It assumes that there will be anything after the pandemic.

The human race has survived every pandemic that's been thrown at it.  Even the Black Death, which wiped out a pretty significant portion of the population, and went on for about five years.

So yes, Virginia, there will be a post-pandemic world.  What it will look like, though, is anyone's guess.
2020-07-03 12:09:23 PM  
The Black Death lasted 7 years. This is bad, but not that bad. If the Black Death is a marriage that ends in broken bones and kids taken as wards of the state, this is a summer romance that got off on the wrong foot and got worse.
2020-07-03 12:20:29 PM  

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I'd wait until the waitstaff has better, easier to disinfect, PPE:

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2020-07-03 12:24:27 PM  
500 million people died from small pox over the span of 1877-1977

I assume this isn't more widely discussed because We had the vaccine and They didn't.
2020-07-03 12:38:49 PM  
They shouldn't be, because they are largely useless. Going in and out of various bubbles/enclosures/whatever doesn't help much because you're still exposing yourself and interacting with common spaces and surfaces in between. And it's already hard enough to get a restaurant to properly wipe off a table before seating the next party; no way they're also going to sanitize some plexiglas bubble each time.

Ditto with the steps airlines are attempting to take. No middle seat and no overhead use are meaningless; you're already taking on 99% of the risk just showing up at the airport and getting on the plane.

This is all simply "let's look like we're doing *something*" on a global scale.
2020-07-03 6:30:58 PM  
The local Waffle House has put clear shower curtains between the booths.
2020-07-04 8:34:35 PM  
Carry a Van de Graaff generator and drag a ground chain. The static field will keep the viruses away. Don't touch anything.
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