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October 20th, 2021 at 1:13:16 PM permalink
Evenbob
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The live dealers at Michigan online casinos which is fed by Evolution Gaming all wear black cloth masks which has been shown time and again to be absolutely worthless stopping you from getting covid. I read they are all tested once a week for covid so the masks are just a political gesture, they're doing nothing. And most of them are not wearing them correctly anyway. Same at Bovada Casino, cloth masks, useless. They say you might as well wear no mask at all than wear a cloth mask.
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October 20th, 2021 at 6:55:57 PM permalink
DRich
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Quote: Evenbob
The live dealers at Michigan online casinos which is fed by Evolution Gaming all wear black cloth masks which has been shown time and again to be absolutely worthless stopping you from getting covid. I read they are all tested once a week for covid so the masks are just a political gesture, they're doing nothing. And most of them are not wearing them correctly anyway. Same at Bovada Casino, cloth masks, useless. They say you might as well wear no mask at all than wear a cloth mask.


But t will deflect a flying bug and prevent inhalation.
We are all going to die, why procrastinate?
October 20th, 2021 at 7:26:54 PM permalink
petroglyph
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https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/putin-orders-all-workers-home-week-amid-record-covid-surge


Putin surprised me a little here, "Putin further expressed frustrations with the course the pandemic is taking, after the vaccine has long been available to all seeking it: "I can't understand what's going on," he said. "We have a reliable and efficient vaccine. The vaccine really reduces the risks of illness, grave complications and death."

"There are only two ways to get over this period to get sick or to receive a vaccine," Putin said. "It's better to get the vaccine, why wait for the illness and its grave consequences? Please be responsible and take the necessary measures to protect yourself, your health and your close ones."

How do we make this disease go away, and what is it?
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October 20th, 2021 at 11:58:39 PM permalink
Evenbob
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Quote: petroglyph
said. "We have a reliable and efficient vaccine. The vaccine really reduces the risks of illness,



Tell that to Singapore where 85% of the population is vaccinated and they are having the biggest uptick in new cases of covid ever, it's getting worse by the day. The vaccines are a joke, they were not tested, they were not vetted, as I've been told again and again by medical professionals who refuse to get vaccinated.
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October 21st, 2021 at 1:49:17 AM permalink
OnceDear
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Quote: Evenbob
Tell that to Singapore where 85% of the population is vaccinated and they are having the biggest uptick in new cases of covid ever, it's getting worse by the day. The vaccines are a joke, they were not tested, they were not vetted, as I've been told again and again by medical professionals who refuse to get vaccinated.
If you think there is 'some' mistrust of government and authorities in the US, it's true to say that Russia is truly in a post-truth universe where everybody votes for Putin and nobody trust him OR the Russian Media.
Though Putin might poll most of the Russian vote, his subjects have a deep DEEP distrust of him and of central government and even of their Main stream media. Thus vaccine take-up is far too low at about 33%, to have the necessary impact. We can't expect that to change as their population will blithely let the virus cut through them.
"A staggering 62 percent of Russians do not want to get vaccinated, and 56 percent are not afraid of getting the virus, "

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/29/as-cases-deaths-soar-in-russia-why-are-vaccination-rates-low

And it IS cutting through them. WE cannot trust Russian stats but we can be pretty confident that how bad things are is being understated as a matter of propaganda.
"In the past 24 hours, 1,002 people have died with Covid-19. The previous record was reported Friday, with 999 Covid-related deaths in a 24-hour period.
The country has also reported a new all-time record of daily coronavirus cases for the third day in a row. On Saturday, authorities reported that 33,208 new cases of Covid-19 had been diagnosed in the past day."

If they are reporting numbers that High, then probably multiply those numbers.

Add to that that the vaccine itself came from government labs and was certified by the Russian authorities. So their sputnic vaccine could very possibly be ineffective anyway.

Russia is getting smashed by the virus, which actually doesn't care what stats get reported or believed.

Singapore? That's an interesting case study. Like many countries they have conflicting parties wanting to open up or close down and are stuck in that neverland worst of both worlds where they neither have the decision to crush covid, nor let it pass through,
Though the percentage uptick in cases and deaths is real, it had started from a very low, almost negligible level. And Yes. they are seeing Delta variant sidestep the vaccine as far as infection rates go. Mostly pfizer vaccine in use, which is only able to reduce hospitalizations and deaths.
https://news.yahoo.com/frustration-covid-curbs-singapore-moves-065129976.html
Population 5.4M, Urban. Their idea of a massive surge is to have daily deaths of about 10 !.Total deaths from the start of the pandemic is <300 !
Frankly, Singapore is not a statistical heavyweight.
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
"Now infections are surging to new daily records of more than 2,000 but with 82% of its 5.4 million people fully vaccinated, 98.1% of cases over the past month have been asymptomatic or involved only mild symptoms."
October 21st, 2021 at 3:14:51 AM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: petroglyph
https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/putin-orders-all-workers-home-week-amid-record-covid-surge


Putin surprised me a little here, "Putin further expressed frustrations with the course the pandemic is taking, after the vaccine has long been available to all seeking it: "I can't understand what's going on," he said. "We have a reliable and efficient vaccine. The vaccine really reduces the risks of illness, grave complications and death."

"There are only two ways to get over this period to get sick or to receive a vaccine," Putin said. "It's better to get the vaccine, why wait for the illness and its grave consequences? Please be responsible and take the necessary measures to protect yourself, your health and your close ones."

How do we make this disease go away, and what is it?


You keep misspelling "Biden." While the end of the name is the same and they sound the same they are two different people.
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October 21st, 2021 at 4:28:30 AM permalink
Tanko
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Quote: petroglyph
How do we make this disease go away, and what is it?


It will never go away. It will mutate into a less deadly variant.

Despite the three vaccines, better care, new medications, and Democrat governors no longer sending Covid patients into nursing homes, more Americans have died from Covid this year than last.
October 21st, 2021 at 5:12:59 AM permalink
rxwine
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Quote: Tanko
It will never go away. It will mutate into a less deadly variant.

Despite the three vaccines, better care, new medications, and Democrat governors no longer sending Covid patients into nursing homes, more Americans have died from Covid this year than last.


A lot of Trumpies rebelled by being stupid about precautions.

NPR had a report this morning that the average age of hospitalizations for unvaccinated was 52, and 70 for vaccinated. Not sure what hospitals were surveyed.

(Also, some director is trying to make a successful "Dune" movie)
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October 21st, 2021 at 6:06:37 AM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: rxwine


A lot of Trumpies rebelled by being stupid about precautions.


Why do you lefties keep making the china virus a political thing? It is just disgusting how the left has politicized a virus.
The President is a fink.
October 21st, 2021 at 6:09:37 AM permalink
rxwine
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Quote: AZDuffman
Why do you lefties keep making the china virus a political thing? It is just disgusting how the left has politicized a virus.


When Trumpies start learning facts.
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