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2022-01-25 9:34:15 PM  
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2022-01-25 10:39:23 PM  
Sorry, but I don't accept anything as being true if I don't see in on Fox News.
 
2022-01-26 3:32:37 AM  
I dunno, dude. I heard the vaccine has Satan in it.
 
2022-01-26 3:33:05 AM  
"Drink urine"?  SURVEY SAYS...
 
2022-01-26 3:41:51 AM  
Is it more viagra? Because Krieger.jpg
 
2022-01-26 3:43:45 AM  
You know what's missing from that graph? The number of people drinking their own piss who didn't die from Covid because the pHARMa owned deep state controlled lame stream media doesn't want you to know the truth. Wake up sheeple!!
 
2022-01-26 3:46:33 AM  
It's horse paste and urine, isn't it?
 
2022-01-26 3:54:08 AM  
A centipede in your vagina?
 
2022-01-26 3:55:58 AM  
So if you are unvaccinated and get COVID, you have a 9.74% chance of dying?  That's huge, I thought it was around 5% of hospitalization and then 5% of those die.
 
2022-01-26 3:56:14 AM  
Got my booster 8 days ago, and yesterday three of my roommates tested positive, so I'm pretty pleased with the timing. I'm still testing negative, but hopefully I'm well protected against anything severe even if that changes.
 
2022-01-26 3:58:18 AM  

Skeleton Man: I dunno, dude. I heard the vaccine has Satan in it.


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2022-01-26 3:58:49 AM  
NOT doubting the efficacy of vaccine + booster, but I wonder what effect shows up in those stats from the fact that anyone in the USA who is still unvaccinated at this point in the pandemic is very likely to also be more generally a farking idiot about covid.

The fully vaccinated people with boosters are probably doing a lot less "masks are Hitler" and "you can't tell me not to lick people" and "covid is a hoax" and "gimme horse de-wormer" and so on.
 
2022-01-26 4:01:39 AM  

Monkeyfark Ridiculous: NOT doubting the efficacy of vaccine + booster, but I wonder what effect shows up in those stats from the fact that anyone in the USA who is still unvaccinated at this point in the pandemic is very likely to also be more generally a farking idiot about covid.

The fully vaccinated people with boosters are probably doing a lot less "masks are Hitler" and "you can't tell me not to lick people" and "covid is a hoax" and "gimme horse de-wormer" and so on.


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2022-01-26 4:02:12 AM  

anuran: It's horse paste and urine, isn't it?


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2022-01-26 4:03:36 AM  

thepeterd: A centipede in your vagina?


No wonder men are dying more from covid than women (iirc)
 
2022-01-26 4:04:23 AM  

TheGogmagog: So if you are unvaccinated and get COVID, you have a 9.74% chance of dying?  That's huge, I thought it was around 5% of hospitalization and then 5% of those die.


You're reading it wrong. Out of 100k unvaccinated people, 9.74 people die weekly from covid. It's got both the chance of getting it and dying from it compounded.
 
2022-01-26 4:06:34 AM  

TheGogmagog: So if you are unvaccinated and get COVID, you have a 9.74% chance of dying?  That's huge, I thought it was around 5% of hospitalization and then 5% of those die.


I see you were told there would be no math.

/9.74/100000 is not 9.74%
 
2022-01-26 4:08:24 AM  
I'd love to see a similar graph done for a longer time period than one week. That would help against the "you're Cherry-picking" argument. (Awww, lookit me, believing that these arguments are taking place with any measure of good faith anymore!)
/Am I schizophrenic, or is it just 4am? The world may never know.
 
2022-01-26 4:10:22 AM  
And how many of those unvaccinated people had co-morbidities?  If you go into the hospital now, for anything, and you catch COVID, which you will because that's where all the sick people are, then you die, because hospitals are where people die, they say you died from COVID!  All those unvaccinated people in the hospital for heart attacks are catching COVID, dying, then getting written up as having died from COMMA!
 
2022-01-26 4:11:53 AM  
Is this graph cumulative through the given date, and counts the deaths before a vaccine was available?
 
2022-01-26 4:14:52 AM  

Monkeyfark Ridiculous: TheGogmagog: So if you are unvaccinated and get COVID, you have a 9.74% chance of dying?  That's huge, I thought it was around 5% of hospitalization and then 5% of those die.

I see you were told there would be no math.

/9.74/100000 is not 9.74%


Ok that makes more sense.
 
2022-01-26 4:17:56 AM  

TheGogmagog: So if you are unvaccinated and get COVID, you have a 9.74% chance of dying?  That's huge, I thought it was around 5% of hospitalization and then 5% of those die.


It's 9.74 out of 100,000.  That's 0.00974%.

I think the odds of dying for the OG Covid and for Delta were twice as high as what your numbers suggest, basically a fatality rate of 0.6% for the US and countries with similar age and health distributions.  It's lower for Omicron, potentially similar to the rates you have there.  But that's the infection fatality for people who caught it for the first time and are defenseless.

The 0.00974% is per week, and includes a whole bunch of unvaccinated people who didn't catch it, and many who caught it but had been infected before so they had some ability to fight it off.
 
2022-01-26 4:19:20 AM  

foo monkey: And how many of those unvaccinated people had co-morbidities?  If you go into the hospital now, for anything, and you catch COVID, which you will because that's where all the sick people are, then you die, because hospitals are where people die, they say you died from COVID!  All those unvaccinated people in the hospital for heart attacks are catching COVID, dying, then getting written up as having died from COMMA!


But if you go into hospital for a treatable ailment, or even not an ailment, something like pregnancy, and then catch covid and die... you still die from covid, not a comorbidity, or from pregnancy complications. If you didn't have covid you wouldn't have died.
 
2022-01-26 4:22:35 AM  

grchunt: I'd love to see a similar graph done for a longer time period than one week. That would help against the "you're Cherry-picking" argument. (Awww, lookit me, believing that these arguments are taking place with any measure of good faith anymore!)
/Am I schizophrenic, or is it just 4am? The world may never know.


I can't believe you people are making me do math after 3AM, AGAIN.  I'll keep this simple.
-The graph is for death rates per 100K people, for the week of December 4, 2021.
-The deaths total 10.56 per 100K people.
-There are 330M people in the US.
-(330 million / 100 thousand) * 10.56 => 34,848 people died from COVID in the US, the week of December 4, 2021.

I think that's a large enough sample size.
 
2022-01-26 4:25:42 AM  
Psssshhh, I ain't putting that shiat in my body! I'll stick with Hydroxychloroquine, vitamin C, MMS bleach, vitamin D, UV light, ivermectin, colloidal silver, oleandrin, viagra, monoclonal antibodies and urine, thank you very much - natural immunity.
 
2022-01-26 4:32:51 AM  

Nicki Minaj's Cousin's Friend's Swollen Testicle: Psssshhh, I ain't putting that shiat in my body! I'll stick with Hydroxychloroquine, vitamin C, MMS bleach, vitamin D, UV light, ivermectin, colloidal silver, oleandrin, viagra, monoclonal antibodies and urine, thank you very much - natural immunity.


I didn't think this username would last, but here we are, because of all you unvaccinated bastards out there.
 
2022-01-26 4:41:00 AM  

anuran: It's horse paste and urine, isn't it?


Dang, I've been drinking horse urine and eating library paste.

Not because of COVID, I just like the taste.
 
2022-01-26 4:44:33 AM  
Meanwhile RFK Jr is ranting away about the Holocaust while he himself is killing people left right and center with his poisonous insanity.
 
2022-01-26 4:49:58 AM  
And what about parachutes?

Untested and experimental.

People with parachutes can still die.

Nobody can make me wear one.

Gravity is a hoax.
 
2022-01-26 4:51:06 AM  

peasandcarrots: anuran: It's horse paste and urine, isn't it?

Dang, I've been drinking horse urine and eating library paste.

Not because of COVID, I just like the taste.


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2022-01-26 4:52:42 AM  
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2022-01-26 4:56:31 AM  
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2022-01-26 5:08:10 AM  

thepeterd: A centipede in your vagina?


It's more likely than you think.
 
2022-01-26 5:10:53 AM  

uttertosh: Here in Sweden we have been awaiting Russia invading us via Ukraine


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2022-01-26 5:19:04 AM  
Brute cologne on my genitals worked for me
 
2022-01-26 5:21:15 AM  

Monkeyfark Ridiculous: uttertosh: Here in Sweden we have been awaiting Russia invading us via Ukraine

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LMAO XD
 
2022-01-26 5:25:52 AM  

foo monkey: And how many of those unvaccinated people had co-morbidities?  If you go into the hospital now, for anything, and you catch COVID, which you will because that's where all the sick people are, then you die, because hospitals are where people die, they say you died from COVID!  All those unvaccinated people in the hospital for heart attacks are catching COVID, dying, then getting written up as having died from COMMA!


Which is why the important figure is 'excess morbidity' - i.e. how many people are dying over and above the average for a given period.

If it isn't Covid-19 that's causing something in the order of a 10% increase in deaths per annum, then it's something else - an unknown pathogen.

Which is scarier - Covid-19 (which we know about and can take action to prevent or to minimise the effect and/or spread) or Oogaboogaid-19?
 
2022-01-26 5:43:36 AM  

Original: Original Tweet:

EricTopol: How to reduce your chance of dying from Covid by 99%? Get vaccinated and a booster. One of the most impressive graphs I've seen for the impact of vaccination in the US pandemic (thanks @redouad @OurWorldinData for re-plotting my makeshift graph from earlier today) https://t.co/MePRT06zg5


So there's a 99.9% chance you guys won't be able to get rid of me?

I'm vaccinated just to stigginit
 
2022-01-26 5:56:11 AM  
A colleague caught Covid in October. Taste and smell have yet to return for him. His doctor told him it might be permanent.
 
2022-01-26 5:59:40 AM  
To think, If we could just get the vaccines into...

"essential oils"
horse medications
urine

we could be all done.
 
2022-01-26 6:12:43 AM  

August11: A colleague caught Covid in October. Taste and smell have yet to return for him. His doctor told him it might be permanent.


Uncle got it mid 2020. Still no taste or smell.
 
2022-01-26 6:16:50 AM  

August11: A colleague caught Covid in October. Taste and smell have yet to return for him. His doctor told him it might be permanent.


So, just like a bad flu.
 
2022-01-26 6:24:46 AM  

uttertosh: Here in Sweden we have been awaiting Russia invading us via Ukraine for many decades now.


Well, it's not as if YOU'VE never invaded Ukraine...Ukraine is joke to you? Poltava is not joke.
 
2022-01-26 6:31:30 AM  

Monkeyfark Ridiculous: NOT doubting the efficacy of vaccine + booster, but I wonder what effect shows up in those stats from the fact that anyone in the USA who is still unvaccinated at this point in the pandemic is very likely to also be more generally a farking idiot about covid.

I act


I actually have a few neighbors who are un-vaxed for various reasons. One is a PhD teacher who is super-smart, but anti-vax for years (I can at least appreciate her consistency). Another is a Trumper, but I only know that cuz I saw a Trump flag in her garage - curious about her thoughts on vaccines now that she's still feeling like shiat 45 days after getting it... the third is a sweetheart who never speaks politics - not really sure why she won't. Point is that none of them are truly idiots other than not getting a jab.
 
2022-01-26 6:32:53 AM  
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2022-01-26 6:38:52 AM  
Got vaccinated last February/March and boosted about 2 months ago.

Three weeks ago I suddenly developed congestion one night.  The next morning I woke up still congested with no smell or taste.  It was super weird.  I ate a pepper from my yard and it still burned the mouth but tasted like nothing.  I opened a bottle of whiskey and smelled it, I would have thought it was a bottle of water.  I tasted it, purely for science, and it warmed the chest like a whiskey will do but tasted like nothing.  I Immediately sent my wife, daughter, and granddaughter out of the house for the week.  I took a janky home test that came back negative, four days later work gave me a rapid test that also came back negative.  By then, though, the symptoms (including loss of taste and smell) were mostly gone.  Two days after that they were completely gone.

Really, it was one of the weirdest things I've ever experienced.  I have to think I had it and either the tests were flawed or the vaccine helped me recover very quickly.  Prior to three weeks ago, I haven't had a cold in at least five years.  Whatever the case is, I'm very glad I got the vaccine and booster so early.
 
2022-01-26 6:49:04 AM  

August11: A colleague caught Covid in October. Taste and smell have yet to return for him. His doctor told him it might be permanent.


My wife caught it in October 2020, well pre-vaccine.  Her taste and smell did not come back for about five months.  When they did she found things were slightly off.  Things like Rice Krispies or Coke that she liked pre-Covid made her feel sick.  She can still eat other cereals or drink other sodas, but those were regulars for her that she can't stomach any more.

Ultimately, it's a very small price to pay for being alive and having no other long term effects.
 
2022-01-26 6:49:53 AM  

drxym: Meanwhile RFK Jr is ranting away about the Holocaust while he himself is killing people left right and center with his poisonous insanity.


And he and his vapid wife think the Anne frank thing is what people are pissed about.

fark him and fark her for defending him.
 
2022-01-26 6:52:13 AM  

Sgygus: Sorry, but I don't accept anything as being true if I don't see in on Fox News.


I did my own research and found this paper by a scientist on Facebook.
 
2022-01-26 6:54:59 AM  

ColonelCathcart: Original: Original Tweet:
EricTopol: How to reduce your chance of dying from Covid by 99%? Get vaccinated and a booster. One of the most impressive graphs I've seen for the impact of vaccination in the US pandemic (thanks @redouad @OurWorldinData for re-plotting my makeshift graph from earlier today) https://t.co/MePRT06zg5

So there's a 99.9% chance you guys won't be able to get rid of me?

I'm vaccinated just to stigginit


People can just ignore you.  Many choose not to for a variety of reasons.  Few do not because you have anything of value to say, instead it's to mock you (an easy an endless supply of stupidities an inanities from you helps greatly).  It's not like you have any kind of power here, instead this illustrates your pathetic need for any kind of attention, even negative attention.  Mummy not hug you enough or something?  Who can blame her!

Run along now, adults are talking.
 
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