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2021-12-26 1:21:14 AM  
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2021-12-26 2:45:33 AM  
Subby, that's 1.6%.  That's pretty good odds.  My county is currently down to 5.2%, after weeks of being in the high single digits, after about a month of mid-teens.
 
2021-12-26 3:07:01 AM  
60 of 60 were infected with inferior pizza.
 
2021-12-26 3:09:37 AM  

phalamir: Subby, that's 1.6%.  That's pretty good odds.  My county is currently down to 5.2%, after weeks of being in the high single digits, after about a month of mid-teens.


I think your math is off.

Bell County, Kentucky (going off of the location in your profile) has been averaging 37 cases per 100,000 population per day over the last week.

That corresponds to 0.259%
 
433 [TotalFark]
2021-12-26 3:10:03 AM  
That's as many as one in six tens.
 
2021-12-26 3:13:31 AM  

MurphyMurphy: 60 of 60 were infected with inferior pizza.


That many manhattanites ate chicago pizza last week!?
 
2021-12-26 3:14:47 AM  

kevinatilusa: phalamir: Subby, that's 1.6%.  That's pretty good odds.  My county is currently down to 5.2%, after weeks of being in the high single digits, after about a month of mid-teens.

I think your math is off.

Bell County, Kentucky (going off of the location in your profile) has been averaging 37 cases per 100,000 population per day over the last week.

That corresponds to 0.259%


So, one out of all 2,702 residents of Bell County, Kentucky?
 
2021-12-26 3:18:27 AM  

433: That's as many as one in six tens.


And that's terrible.
 
2021-12-26 3:20:13 AM  
Could be worse.
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2021-12-26 3:25:14 AM  
1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?
 
433 [TotalFark]
2021-12-26 3:28:51 AM  

abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?


I'm not sure that's the best way to make that kind of value judgment.
 
2021-12-26 3:33:04 AM  

abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?


It ain't looking good:

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2021-12-26 3:51:13 AM  
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2021-12-26 3:51:54 AM  

foo monkey: So, one out of all 2,702 residents of Bell County, Kentucky?


foo_moneys math is definitely off :)

- There are ~ 27,000 residents in Bell County, Kentucky, not 2700.
- Even for 2700, 0.259% would be closer to 10 than one.

But you are of course trolling so meh.
 
2021-12-26 3:55:31 AM  
#NewYorkians
 
2021-12-26 4:08:46 AM  

abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?


Let's consider two hypothetical viruses.

One infects 1 in 50 people and sends 1 in 100 of those to the hospital. That means 1 in 5,000 people are going to the hospital after infection.

The other infects 1 in 10 people and sends 1 in 200 of those to the hospital. That means 1 in 2,000 people are going to the hospital after infection.

Truth be told, I didn't have to resort to a hypothetical. I could have just compared Ebola to COVID. At the very best, it kills 1 in 4 people who catch it, yet the entire worldwide Ebola epidemic from 2014-2016 killed as many people as COVID kills worldwide on a near-weekly basis because so many more people have caught COVID than could ever catch Ebola.
 
2021-12-26 4:14:26 AM  
That picture in the article reminds me of when I stood in line last week in Harvard Square for a PCR test. The line went around the block, and people weren't distancing from each other properly. The family behind me had half the people not wearing masks.

Things are so confusing. Stories keep pointing out rising infection rates, yet people continue to travel and have gathering, and have lax safety precautions.
 
2021-12-26 4:19:46 AM  

kevinatilusa: phalamir: Subby, that's 1.6%.  That's pretty good odds.  My county is currently down to 5.2%, after weeks of being in the high single digits, after about a month of mid-teens.

I think your math is off.

Bell County, Kentucky (going off of the location in your profile) has been averaging 37 cases per 100,000 population per day over the last week.

That corresponds to 0.259%


Because at this point we know that red states are so honest about the numbers of this stuff
 
433 [TotalFark]
2021-12-26 4:25:24 AM  

skinink: Things are so confusing. Stories keep pointing out rising infection rates, yet people continue to travel and have gathering, and have lax safety precautions.


It's disheartening.  There certainly does seem to be a spreading ambivalence that is as infectious as the disease itself.

Something else that seems to lull the unwary are the reports that the omicron variant is less severe.  So what?  Also, the original and the delta variant (and the lessers) are still out there.  It's not as if it's a batting lineup at a baseball game!

There is the misinformation machine that feeds people things they want to hear instead of things they need to hear.  It's the most damnable thing.  And they seem to do it because it earns advertising revenue...  It's f*ckin' baffling!
 
2021-12-26 4:27:58 AM  
As one poster above pointed out, this is more contagious.  And because of that we could see a lot more death.  However what he missed was its worse then he thinks.  When you double those hospitalized you will absolutely 100% overload the hospital system....which will increase the lethality.
 
2021-12-26 4:43:37 AM  
Covid is lung herpes.
 
2021-12-26 5:18:20 AM  

abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?


Something tells me you're not very good at math. Or thinking.
 
2021-12-26 5:40:44 AM  

abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?


See, that's not how you spread fear and panic. You're doing it all wrong. In fact that's the sort of thinking that will get you in trouble.

Now post this 50 times today or the quarantine boogie men are going to take an interest in you.


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2021-12-26 6:05:16 AM  
Maybe it's time to get vaccinated, people. Come on.
 
2021-12-26 6:08:58 AM  

MurphyMurphy: 60 of 60 were infected with inferior pizza.


Well, that escalated quickly...
 
2021-12-26 6:20:21 AM  
The Division season pass is getting ridiculous
 
2021-12-26 6:32:52 AM  
Crap.

And I know testing is completely gone now.  Nobody can get tested in the area even if they THINK they're sick, because its all used up all of a sudden.  Since similar surges are happening everywhere, testing is pretty much caput for anyone without connections.
 
2021-12-26 6:58:18 AM  
A shocking turn of events, who could have foreseen such a thing.
 
2021-12-26 7:23:27 AM  

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This started about Thursday, currently in my family I probably have it my brother and sister-in-law probably have it, my niece and nephew probably have it, the lines for testing are insane and many people who are slightly ill are not bothering to get tested and are just self quarantining. We also had a ton of cases pop up in the schools just before Xmas break. We have a very high rate of vaccination here, and I have yet to hear of a serious case, everyone seems to have the same symptoms not terribly unlike a common cold, headache, loss of taste and or smell, some have a slight fever, fatigue. I'm sure there are some people getting severely ill I just have not personally come across any. What is scary is that the spread of this thing is brutally fast we went from nothing to dildos in like a week. If this hits unvaccinated people hard it's gonna be very ugly in some places.
 
2021-12-26 7:40:44 AM  
59 more to go and we'll have herd immunity.
 
2021-12-26 7:52:07 AM  

skinink: That picture in the article reminds me of when I stood in line last week in Harvard Square for a PCR test. The line went around the block, and people weren't distancing from each other properly. The family behind me had half the people not wearing masks.

Things are so confusing. Stories keep pointing out rising infection rates, yet people continue to travel and have gathering, and have lax safety precautions.


It's not confusing. Humans are idiots.
 
2021-12-26 7:54:22 AM  
How many Rhode Islands is that?
 
2021-12-26 7:59:09 AM  
Great Job Brandon! Still waiting for that plan of yours to work.
 
2021-12-26 8:25:29 AM  
You know, for a hoax, it's doing a lot of damage.
 
2021-12-26 8:26:33 AM  

great_tigers: Great Job Brandon! Still waiting for that plan of yours to work.


The plan was for people to get vaccinated, not eat horse dewormer and blame everything on "ethnics".
 
2021-12-26 8:30:02 AM  
Half of them appear to have been infected while waiting in lines to be tested?

Biden gets a lump of coal for Christmas for Covid testing (and tracing).
 
2021-12-26 8:30:42 AM  
We couldn't get tests anywhere. Four pharmacies and nothing nowhere. Got a friend from a low-vax area to send some. Apparently, they don't test, either. Can't get appointments for confirmatory testing (granted, it's Christmas weekend). State sends free tests, but they won't be here until Tuesday, at best - so results maybe by Saturday except that that's New Year's so maybe not.

What a cluster fark.
 
2021-12-26 8:35:05 AM  

fargin a: Half of them appear to have been infected while waiting in lines to be tested?

Biden gets a lump of coal for Christmas for Covid testing (and tracing).


Psaki Bomb went off prematurely and caused friendly fire.

"What do you want us to do? Send tests to every American?"

That flippant response is going to age like milk
 
2021-12-26 8:41:33 AM  

433: abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?

I'm not sure that's the best way to make that kind of value judgment.


What does Biden want us to do?
 
2021-12-26 8:41:36 AM  

kevinatilusa: phalamir: Subby, that's 1.6%.  That's pretty good odds.  My county is currently down to 5.2%, after weeks of being in the high single digits, after about a month of mid-teens.

I think your math is off.

Bell County, Kentucky (going off of the location in your profile) has been averaging 37 cases per 100,000 population per day over the last week.

That corresponds to 0.259%


He thinks positivity rate is the same as case rate. In December 2021. After 19 months of a pandemic.
 
2021-12-26 8:42:50 AM  

great_tigers: Great Job Brandon! Still waiting for that plan of yours to work.


Why won't the president who is doing too much, not do more?!?

One or the other plague rat.
 
2021-12-26 8:43:21 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: 433: abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?

I'm not sure that's the best way to make that kind of value judgment.

What does Biden want us to do?


The same thing Trump is telling you now: get the damn shot.
 
2021-12-26 8:43:49 AM  

433: skinink: Things are so confusing. Stories keep pointing out rising infection rates, yet people continue to travel and have gathering, and have lax safety precautions.

It's disheartening.  There certainly does seem to be a spreading ambivalence that is as infectious as the disease itself.

Something else that seems to lull the unwary are the reports that the omicron variant is less severe.  So what?  Also, the original and the delta variant (and the lessers) are still out there.  It's not as if it's a batting lineup at a baseball game!

There is the misinformation machine that feeds people things they want to hear instead of things they need to hear.  It's the most damnable thing.  And they seem to do it because it earns advertising revenue...  It's f*ckin' baffling!


It's called risk normalization.
 
2021-12-26 8:45:09 AM  

Jiggatron69: fargin a: Half of them appear to have been infected while waiting in lines to be tested?

Biden gets a lump of coal for Christmas for Covid testing (and tracing).

Psaki Bomb went off prematurely and caused friendly fire.

"What do you want us to do? Send tests to every American?"

That flippant response is going to age like milk


The post office has the electronic and physical means to do this. USPS could set up the request portal on the website and then their logistics can handle shipping with tracking numbers.
 
2021-12-26 8:55:41 AM  
Any chance this is because there's more testing?  Please?
 
2021-12-26 8:59:22 AM  

mrmopar5287: Jiggatron69: fargin a: Half of them appear to have been infected while waiting in lines to be tested?

Biden gets a lump of coal for Christmas for Covid testing (and tracing).

Psaki Bomb went off prematurely and caused friendly fire.

"What do you want us to do? Send tests to every American?"

That flippant response is going to age like milk

The post office has the electronic and physical means to do this. USPS could set up the request portal on the website and then their logistics can handle shipping with tracking numbers.


That would be a waste of hundreds of millions of tests. The tests should be readily available at vaccine sites, grocery stores, post offices, etc. for those that want them. Otherwise most are going to waste.

It should have happened in May 2020, but Biden's first executive order in January should have been the domestic production of billions of at home tests.
 
2021-12-26 9:02:29 AM  

Moopy Mac: mrmopar5287: Jiggatron69: fargin a: Half of them appear to have been infected while waiting in lines to be tested?

Biden gets a lump of coal for Christmas for Covid testing (and tracing).

Psaki Bomb went off prematurely and caused friendly fire.

"What do you want us to do? Send tests to every American?"

That flippant response is going to age like milk

The post office has the electronic and physical means to do this. USPS could set up the request portal on the website and then their logistics can handle shipping with tracking numbers.

That would be a waste of hundreds of millions of tests. The tests should be readily available at vaccine sites, grocery stores, post offices, etc. for those that want them. Otherwise most are going to waste.

It should have happened in May 2020, but Biden's first executive order in January should have been the domestic production of billions of at home tests.


A request portal means they wouldn't be involuntarily shipped.
 
2021-12-26 9:21:15 AM  

CarnySaur: Any chance this is because there's more testing?  Please?


No, NY routinely tests a massive number of people.
 
2021-12-26 9:22:08 AM  

Rattlesnake Rattles Me: StoPPeRmobile: 433: abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?

I'm not sure that's the best way to make that kind of value judgment.

What does Biden want us to do?

The same thing Trump is telling you now: get the damn shot.


DRINK!
 
2021-12-26 9:24:40 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: Rattlesnake Rattles Me: StoPPeRmobile: 433: abiigdog: 1 in 60, no one gives a shiat, hell I don't care if it's 1 of 2, whats the hospitalization rate?

I'm not sure that's the best way to make that kind of value judgment.

What does Biden want us to do?

The same thing Trump is telling you now: get the damn shot.

DRINK!


How come you're against vaccines?
 
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