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    I’m not saying he will lose but I’m not seeing...

    I’m not saying he will lose but I’m not seeing how this helps him. Do you think the black vote will be worse than 2016 after this? There’s a lot of time between now and November so anything goes but...
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    I guess I’m just skeptical when someone touts...

    I guess I’m just skeptical when someone touts success well before the finish line, especially a politician. This article has some updated data that I stumbled upon while trying to find actual...
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    While true, he didn’t instill this policy until...

    While true, he didn’t instill this policy until May 5th which I did link in that post as well. I guess I’m skeptical that they really did anything different at all and he is using favorable numbers...
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    Yes because that’s all we need is to delay...

    Yes because that’s all we need is to delay accurate data as much as possible! Seems silly (unnecessary work) when incubation period is not widely variable. Smells fishy to me a tad...
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    I only see a “confirmed cases” graph and not a...

    I only see a “confirmed cases” graph and not a “hospitalizations” graph on the Georgia site. Georgia‘s site has been poorly reporting data as well for whatever reason. If you screenshot their graph...
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    It is mostly an accurate tweet depending on how...

    It is mostly an accurate tweet depending on how you define “major increase”. I didn’t sift through every state but Georgia definitely had a spike (30%+ increase) in hospitalizations in mid May which...
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    I agree wholeheartedly with the SSDI proposition...

    I agree wholeheartedly with the SSDI proposition and was alluding to that as a very viable option. It’s exactly what Sweden and other European nations have done, as they already have those policies...
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    I won’t sift through 2000 posts but at some point...

    I won’t sift through 2000 posts but at some point there was a discussion on reporting of flu and flu deaths. Well you can pretty much take this years flu data with a grain of salt because of how it...
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    Serious question because I have not followed...

    Serious question because I have not followed every state’s restrictions, but are you able to expand on this? Specifically what the Governor or Florida did to prevent long term care facility deaths...
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    I guess I have more defense in mind. I don’t...

    I guess I have more defense in mind. I don’t expect the offense to magically be leaps and bounds ahead, but if the defense falls too much (which is quite possible looking at the current roster) it...
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    Justin Smith is intriguing to gobble up Naji...

    Justin Smith is intriguing to gobble up Naji role... He’s looking for an MBA program so we’ve got that going for us, which is nice.
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    Patrick Ewing is currently...

    Patrick Ewing is currently in the hospital.
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    Pretty much the antibodies taken from the...

    Pretty much the antibodies taken from the individual whom has produced their own are transferred into someone currently fighting off the virus. This is called passive immunity. An easy comparison is...
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    Gene expression is fairly difficult to prevent. A...

    Gene expression is fairly difficult to prevent. A treatment that has had good results however is somewhat counterintuitive: Using ACE 2. When injected, recombinant ACE 2 has been shown to improve...
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    One theory I have on this: Deaths that occur on...

    One theory I have on this: Deaths that occur on the weekend usually take an extra day or two to report as the hospitals and local health departments are not staffed the same on Saturday or Sunday. So...
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    You know a dermatologist has had input when we...

    You know a dermatologist has had input when we start using hydroquinone in place of hydroxychloroquine!
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    If they have a mask I would hope they have hand...

    If they have a mask I would hope they have hand sanitizer as well. The other possible scenario is a ride share driver between riders... but I feel they are easy to spot. I think option 1 is the...
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    The number of people I see wearing a mask in the...

    The number of people I see wearing a mask in the car without passengers is baffling.
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    For me, my issue with this is not that he’s...

    For me, my issue with this is not that he’s taking it, but that we have to know he’s taking it. He broadcasts he’s taking it which comes off as extremely out of touch and careless. The number of...
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    Poll: I know others have said Odom is a true PG but I...

    I know others have said Odom is a true PG but I have some reservation on that ... As long as there is good motion and ball movement as a team I don’t put much stock into a specific position assuming...
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    Perhaps the current plan for reopening will pan...

    Perhaps the current plan for reopening will pan out, but I was under the impression that we would develop a certain plan going forward so that businesses would stay open once open. It seems like this...
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    Uh oh, more modeling... Actually your take on...

    Uh oh, more modeling...

    Actually your take on the article is interesting. You state “because of the lack of medical services due to lockdown,” whereas these services have widely been available in...
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    Numbers can be spun in any direction. For...

    Numbers can be spun in any direction. For example, as of today, which country has the highest rate of new deaths normalized by population? It’s Sweden, averaging 6.8 deaths/day per million people...
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    The rest is certainly debatable but life...

    The rest is certainly debatable but life expectancy is definitely not 70.5.

    One small factor not heard much is the cost burden to health insurances if there was not any lockdown and widespread...
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    Here’s a fairly practical approach to show why...

    Here’s a fairly practical approach to show why comparing this to the seasonal flu is apples to oranges.

    https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2766121

    Some...
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