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Covid-19: Treatments, Cures, and Vaccines

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by exiledgator, Apr 10, 2020.

  1. tilly

    tilly Superhero Mod. Fast witted. Bulletproof posts. Moderator VIP Member

    I think Gun violence is a public health issue. Gun control however is not. One can think both I assume.
     
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  2. danmann65

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    He is posting nonsense not facts. I think facts are better than nonsense. Let him back up his nonsense with expert backing. Which none of the three of us are.
     
  3. tilly

    tilly Superhero Mod. Fast witted. Bulletproof posts. Moderator VIP Member

    What "nonsense" is he posting?
     
  4. danmann65

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    The vaccines have killed 6 people the virus has killed 560000. I get my second dose in 2 days. I am confident about this decision.
     
  5. danmann65

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    About how dangerous and uncertain these vaccines are. We are in a pandemic. Shortcuts were made. We all know that but the astra zeneca and the Johnson vaccine have harmed a remarkably few people.
     
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  6. tilly

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    He never said the vaccine was "dangerous". That is not true. ALL he said was that emergency use and full approval are not equal. He cited some examples of where some of the concern lies within the medical community.
    Good. millions are like you and I respect that. I encouraged my own parents (69 and 71) to do the same.

    Now, once again....please cite what the 30 year medical professional said that was incorrect.

    Again, we cant beg for science but then deny any that may not be warm and fuzzy.
     
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    I know that everyone is pre-programmed to not trust the Russians, but I know a lot of brilliant theoreticians from Russia and in Russia, so I do not doubt that they have some brilliant people who worked on this. The interesting part is that the vaccine is a two part shot with each shot being different. The first part is a recombinant adenovirus5 vectored shot, while part 2 is a recombinant adenovirus26 vector shot. The ad26 is very similar to the ad26 chosen by AstraZeneca (chimp version) and the same as the ad26 (human version) chosen by Johnson & Johnson. It will be interesting to see if the Germans start making wide scale use of this if they seen any of the VITT now being documented in people receiving the AZ or J&J shots.


    Germany has started talks for Sputnik V vaccine - health minister | Reuters
     
  8. ncargat1

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    @exiledgator @G8trGr8t @OklahomaGator @RIP @duchen

    Well, we made it through 47 pages before this thread started going off of the rails. Might be time to move to a new thread for Vaccine, Treatment and Cures updates or just stop adding and let this thread go down the path of philosophical, political bickering that every other thread has devolved into. I am a lot less inclined to keep posting medical updates as they get lost in the back and forth about the moral obligations of humans to get vaccinated or not.
     
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  9. tilly

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    Just so I can get the narrative right if the time comes, who is the Bill Gates of Russia?

    :ninja3:
     
  10. tilly

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    I dont see the bickering as political. In fairness the argument seems to be about the Vax and cures, not so much politics.

    Just a blip until some real new news breaks.

    This thread will be fine and dandy imo.
     
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  11. danmann65

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    Most of what he posted was about the Astra Zeneca vaccine. A vaccine not approved in this country. Herd immunity is why everyone who can needs to be vaccinated.
     
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    Bill Gates.
     
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  13. tilly

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    So you have no answer to my question? You are calling him a liar in essence yet wont point it out.

    He is citing the AZ because of its scientific similarity to the JJ vax.
     
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  14. danmann65

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    I am not calling him a liar. I am calling him not an authority and saying his opinions on the need for vaccinations is selfish and wrong.
     
  15. tilly

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    What opinion? That Emergency use and full approval are different? The citing of small issues with the van's. Where...is...he...wring.

    So far you have posted 4 or 5 personal opinions. He has cited data and links.

    Again, his 30 years or medical background work for me and are exactly what we have needed in this thread.

    Dismissing what we dont like makes experts less likely to post.
     
  16. exiledgator

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    Losing your contributions here would be tragic, but I understand your POV.

    It used to be that when I saw this thread bumped I knew something meaningful had occured/was learned in regards to treatments or vaccines. It was my go to source.

    This sadly is becoming a typical TH thread. Discussion around the science of how and why we approach this virus this way or the other is great discussion, the rest is the typical red meat of TH.

    With the other covid threads locked, this became a place to chew on the bone. I guess we get what we paid for...
     
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  17. Bazza

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    Stanford study quietly published at NIH.gov proves face masks are absolutely worthless against Covid

    Did you hear about the peer-reviewed study done by Stanford University that demonstrates beyond a reasonable doubt that face masks have absolutely zero chance of preventing the spread of Covid-19? No? It was posted on the the National Center for Biotechnological Information government website. The NCBI is a branch of the National Institute for Health, so one would think such a study would be widely reported by mainstream media and embraced by the “science-loving” folks in Big Tech.


    Instead, a DuckDuckGo search reveals it was picked up by ZERO mainstream media outlets and Big Tech tyrants will suspend people who post it, as political strategist Steve Cortes learned the hard way when he posted a Tweet that went against the face mask narrative. The Tweet itself featured a quote and a link that prompted Twitter to suspend his account, potentially indefinitely.
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    Lot of information to back up this story at the link in the title. Worth a read for anyone interested.

    I have no dog in this hunt. Just passing this along as a data point.
     
  18. OklahomaGator

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    I unlocked the other thread as I see the need for a general discussion thread. Keep this thread to vaccines and cures as it was originally intended.
     
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  19. swampbabe

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    This is a garbage website.

    NOQ Report - Media Bias Fact Check
     
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  20. G8trGr8t

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    thank you all great wise one.

    transfer the off topic posts from here to there, shall you?
     
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