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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...
show context + On: MicroCOVID: Estimate the Covid risk from your ordinary daily
Not obvious this works though. 70% is herd immunity threshold when there is no epidemic. With an active epidemic it may be 95%.Here are some epidemiologists arguing that: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/...
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https://twitter.com/statesdj/status/1252698777296797698?s=21> If you're hoping a vaccine is going to be a knight in shining armor saving the day, you may be in for a disappointment. SARSCOV2 is a high...
show context + On: Instacart announces new Covid-19 policies and plans to hire
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In comparing the COVID-19 IFR to the flu IFR, it is important to remember that flu vaccines are widely available and limit the spread of influenza. For example, CDC retrospectives for 2018-9 estimate ...
show context + On: Preliminary test results suggest 21% of NYC residents have C
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> I am suggesting that you are preferring a rate based on an even more biased method, because the method yields a bigger number.What method? I merely stated that PCR has limitations, I never said I wa...
show context + On: Preliminary test results suggest 21% of NYC residents have C
Good news. Herd-immunity is growing.Also, this means that the death-rate is far lower than reported. And this is nice too. Maybe we can save people by starting the society again.In other news, we see ...
show context + On: Preliminary test results suggest 21% of NYC residents have C
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Paper:https://srcd.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/cdev.1...If I'm reading the results table in the linked paper correctly, it seems that household wealth was only a significant predictor of ...
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COVID-19 is not a normal respiratory infection. It seems to prevent your RBCs from holding onto O2 and CO2 mimicking high altitude sickness. The disease acts like HAPE (high altitude pulmonary edema)....
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
COVID-19 attacks hemoglobin and that is how it damages the lungs. With your hemoglobin unable to exchange oxygen with blood in the lungs, it causes terrible damage.https://chemrxiv.org/articles/COVID-...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
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[IANAD] hydroxychloroquine is an immunosuppressant and shouldn't be combined even with vaccines ( https://www.medicinenet.com/hydroxychloroquine/article.htm#w... ), so using it when immune system is ...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
> a promising treatment https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/04/03/scitrans...That is frightening. Increasing the mutation rate must carry a large unknown risk. Also surely the first thing to...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
An in-vitro pre-print study ( https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.29.014407v1 ) showed that administering Hydroxychloroquine only after Covid-19 infection is not helping much, while admini...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
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Because they didn't intend to use chloroquine as a way to reduce the immune response to cytokine storms.They intended to use it to prevent virus replication in the cells at the early stages of the imm...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
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Nobody seems to be talking about the actual reason Chinese doctors found chloroquine (and HCQ) interesting and it has nothing to do with it's immunosuppressing effect:1) Chloroquine (and HCQ) is a zin...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
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HarryHirsch says "The zinc notion is total bunk..."I am unclear what you mean here but this in-vitro experiment. which studied interaction of zinc ions with chloroquine in a human ovarian ca...
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
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https://abc7news.com/amp/coronavirus-drug-covid-19-malaria-h...Not a study but just another anecdote. Using zinc this time round rather than azithromycin....
show context + On: Study: Severe Covid-19 Cases Don't Respond to Hydroxychloroq
This morning we had:France ex-IHU Marseille/AP-HP: 79160 cases, 7527 dead, mortality rate 9.5%IHU Marseille/AP-HP: 3005 cases, 33 dead, mortality rate 1.1%France doesn't use HCQ consistently yet. Didi...
show context + On: Hydroxychloroquine Probably Isn't the Answer
> There is absolutely no evidence that HCQ or HCQ/azithromycin would have any effect on seriously ill patients with viral pneumoniaIt's supposed to be taken BEFORE you become seriously ill and develop...
show context + On: Hydroxychloroquine Probably Isn't the Answer
Note that some cancers kill you very fast and other kill you in a very long time, so you have a chance of die from another cause.If the study in a small group proves that the miracle drug is ineffecti...
show context + On: Hydroxychloroquine Probably Isn't the Answer
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If the results are so good it would be impressive. But it will be necessary to take a look at the data. Dollar to doughnuts they have a horrible methodological mistake, like a bad classification of th...
show context + On: Hydroxychloroquine Probably Isn't the Answer