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392 clicks; posted to Discussion » on 27 Nov 2021 at 12:35 AM (26 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-11-26 8:40:35 PM  
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2021-11-26 9:48:02 PM  
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2021-11-26 8:35:52 PM  
7 votes:
When you get the metallic taste you'll know.
If you don't feel sick, don't waste other people's time.
If you feel sick, then they are there for you.
 
2021-11-27 5:56:00 AM  
6 votes:

sswo: bughunter: guess which variant came to Thanksgiving?

Qmega?

Uncle Vector?


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2021-11-27 5:48:53 AM  
5 votes:

bughunter: guess which variant came to Thanksgiving?

Qmega?


Uncle Vector?
 
2021-11-26 8:55:27 PM  
3 votes:
my urgent care said if you'd been symptomatic for 5 days get the rapid because your viral load is high enough for strong accuracy, for everything else get the PCR.

generally speaking just ask for the PCR every time, it's more accurate.

however down here in FL they barely even offer the test to you unless you go to the public drive-through testing site (by appointment, one test per person per day, you pick the type). can't have an increasing caseload if we don't test, just like TFG said!

so much easier to give every single person with a cough or stuffy nose a z-pak, prednisone pack, and a bottle of dexamethasone cough syrup and send them home untested!
 
2021-11-27 1:50:59 AM  
3 votes:
guess which variant came to Thanksgiving?

Qmega?
 
2021-11-26 9:34:02 PM  
2 votes:

GardenWeasel: cretinbob: When you get the metallic taste you'll know.
If you don't feel sick, don't waste other people's time.
If you feel sick, then they are there for you.

Have you forgotten asymptomatic carriers?


Yeah
Subby ain't worried about other people
Even more reason to avoid others

fark, we've been doing this almost two years now and people still aren't clear on what to do?
 
2021-11-27 9:08:01 AM  
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2021-11-26 9:40:40 PM  
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cretinbob: fark, we've been doing this almost two years now and people still aren't clear on what to do?


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Alas, no.
 
2021-11-26 10:48:48 PM  
1 vote:

Ivo Shandor: You should have had everyone take a rapid test before coming to the dinner.

I would test twice at 4 and 8 days. Also consider PCR, as it's more sensitive for picking up an early infection before viral levels have peaked. And obviously quarantine yourself as much as possible while waiting for the tests.


Samsies for testing twice.

We're fortunate testing is easy and you can get both types done at the same time.
 
2021-11-28 2:59:39 AM  
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I think testing is nearly useless & definitely deadly. During the period between exposure & testing, a few days, you can infect others. Whereas if one is innoculated, the chances of spreading is greatly diminished. I heard on telly tonight that one person can infect 50/day! However, if vaccinated, the chances of spreading even the newest variant is closer to zero. Testing means delay & death. We could have had nearly the World jabbed by now. This Conservative foot dragging is killing us! This is akin to your right to swing your fist ends at my nose. No one has the right to be Typhoid Farkin' Mary and wander about spreading disease and filth from their unclean body.
 
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