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One quarter per base pair, one half per whole genome.The same proofreading machinery which lowers its mutation rate, though, allows recombination when multiple infection happens. I would argue that g...
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How about this, then. From https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/the-hidden-long-term-cog... :> There is one inevitable conclusion from these studies: COVID infection frequently leads to brain damage —...
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Are you sure? From https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/... :> In this study of a cohort of German patients recently recovered from COVID-19 infection, CMR revealed cardiac inv...
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Sweden basically did a lockdown - it just wasn't state-mandated.If you look at the mobility data [1], you'll see that Sweden followed a very similar trend to its neighbors, and actually maintained low...
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If you look at data for my country (Scotland) it the 45 - 64 age group have occupied the most hospital beds during the pandemic.https://www.travellingtabby.com/scotland-coronavirus-tracker...Scroll to...
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UK death rate, 2015: 9.179 / 1000; 2020: 9.413.Calculated total deaths, 2015 (pop. 64.85 million): 595,258.15; 2020 (pop. 67.89 million): 639,048.57.Difference: 43,790.42. Weekly averages: 11,000 - 12...
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This[1] is their source description for Luxembourg. Following their "country profile" link from there, their source seems to be saying around 1% positive test rate for Luxembourg[2].So it's ...
show context + On: MicroCOVID: Estimate the Covid risk from your ordinary daily
I love the effort to quantify things! It's a great approach.I am sure there are a bunch of ways to nitpick but I appreciate the approach.I personally think you need a drop-down for age and your risk t...
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There have reports both ways. It seems quite reasonable that nobody has been looking very hard where there aren't any symptoms. https://www.livescience.com/can-kids-get-coronavirus.html...
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I'll respond in the hopes that you learn.First, your general assessment is wrong. The news was already reporting about US intelligence knowing about this in autumn of 2019, as well as China knowing ab...
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According to European surveillance data [1], diarrhea is also a very rare symptom. The authors don't have a convincing argument why this should be a good indicator for COVID-19.[1] bottom row in this ...
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There is another report that suggested mobile data indicated the Wuhan lab "was closed from Oct. 7 through Oct. 24, 2019, and that there may have been a "hazardous event" sometime between Oc...
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Not to mention the PCR tests and the antibody tests got combined into "total cases" in several data sets, mucking the numbers:https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/05/cdc-and-s......
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Independent testing of the Abbott assay found lower sensitivity, 94%. The blood samples used to establish sensitivity are also from patients who got sick enough to seek medical care, who likely have h...
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First, if you're talking about swabbing, then I think you're talking about the test to see whether a person is currently infected with the virus. That's what the article you linked was regarding.The a...
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COVID test accuracy is very similar to condom effectiveness: they're both high in theory, but surprisingly low in practice, not because of the science but user error. I've seen estimates as high as 1...
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Anecdotes aren't worth much in this area. There's no conspiracy of silence about problems. We can use actual science. They actually test the quality of these tests. Some are better than others.For exa...
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Because when you look at the excess deaths charts [1], there's nothing at all surprising before mid-March. Then from mid-March onwards, deaths (from all causes) go through the roof.So there simply was...
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From https://www.wsj.com/articles/so-where-did-the-virus-come-fro...:> New re­search has deep­ened, rather than dis­pelled, the mys­tery sur­round­ing the ori­gin of the coro­n­avirus re­spon­si­ble f...
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In a previous report by Reuters, all 4,800 personnel were tested for COVID-19. 600 tested positive of which 360 were symptom-free leaving 240 that tested positive and showed symptoms. 1 person died ...
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