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    Default Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    This Self Isolate thing sounds like the biggest load of bulls.

    So imagine a family gets off a flight, after being overseas for 2 weeks. They get told to go home and self isolate.

    OK they say, they get home to a house with no fresh food in it, so suddenly someone has to go shopping, or they return to a house with other residents who continue to go to work, school, shops, malls, cinemas.

    And how do they get home in the first place? Hop in a Taxi / Bus / Train and share their bugs with other unsuspecting people.

    It's like expecting to hold a litre of water in a sieve.
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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    The entire drama is a load of BS.
    Why is there not an equal fuss over regular flu?
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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Exactly Paul, the country is run by Drongoís!

    I should be right though, because Iím still sheltering from the Measles Pandemic.
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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    The entire drama is a load of BS.
    Why is there not an equal fuss over regular flu?
    https://www.worldometers.info/corona...-demographics/

    Because there's 2 people in my life who stand about a 15% chance of being killed by it, and just coz people recover and life goes on for them doesn't mean their bodies aren't damaged by the experience... liver damage, kidney damage, lung scarring, overloaded cardio vascular system. For some folk it'll be far worse than any flu they've ever experienced, and if the emergency care facilities are full when you need them... well that's just tough. Go home and fear for your life... and maybe die.

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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Well we are all going to die one day anyhow. Maybe we should get Jacinda to hug them better, she is really good at hugs.

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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Quote Originally Posted by CliveM View Post
    Well we are all going to die one day anyhow. Maybe we should get Jacinda to hug them better, she is really good at hugs.
    Let's get Crusher Collins to hug the sufferers. That should get any self-aware virus heading for the coast at the speed of blight.
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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Wouldn't want to mix up "self isolate" with "self immolate"

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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Quote Originally Posted by kenj View Post
    Wouldn't want to mix up "self isolate" with "self immolate"

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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Confirmed cases of Corona virus worldwide: 85,668
    Deaths: 2857

    Seasonal flus deaths: 291,000 to 646,000 each year.
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    Default Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    Confirmed cases of Corona virus worldwide: 85,668
    Deaths: 2857

    Seasonal flus deaths: 291,000 to 646,000 each year.
    Perhaps the statistic of concern is the number of deaths per 1000 infections?

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