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Redskins rookie tested positive

Discussion in 'Coronavirus Zone' started by unionjack8, May 20, 2020.

  1. unionjack8

    unionjack8 Well-Known Member

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  2. BoysForLife

    BoysForLife Well-Known Member

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    I'm shocked he made it. I figured he'd be in the ground within 3 days of being diagnosed, based on how this has been handled by our society in general.

    This is truly a feel good story. This guy really beat the odds.
     
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  3. Robbieac

    Robbieac Well-Known Member

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    No kidding. This dude is a true warrior and a hero!

    In previous eras, people fought Hitler, fascists, communists, and terrorists.

    Now, we have a war of our own that makes us equally courageous! We can someday tell our grandchildren about our war against this threat!!!!!
     
  4. nightrain

    nightrain Since 1971

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    Truth be told, he like millions of others wouldn't know they had the virus without being tested.
     
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  5. Kaiser

    Kaiser Zone Supporter

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    Its kind of like the Tom Hanks scene in "Saving Private Ryan".

    “- Captain Miller: Do you know how many trolls I've slapped under my command?

    - Sergeant Horvath: How many?

    - Captain Miller: Ninety-four. But that means I've troll slapped ten times that many, doesn't it? Maybe even 20, right? Twenty times as many? And that's how simple it is. That's how you... that's how you rationalize making the choice between the mission and the man.”
     
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  6. Kaiser

    Kaiser Zone Supporter

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    And how many people have had a really bad flu that could have been fatal if it had gotten worse? About ten years ago I had a super bad regular flu and if it had gotten worse I felt like I could have died. My wife was taking great care of me and she kept telling me to go to the Hospital. And I am definitely in the low risk group.
     
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  7. nightrain

    nightrain Since 1971

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    Tens of thousands of people perish from the flu every year in the US. Many millions more get it and manage to fight through it one way or another.
     
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  8. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    About the only thing positive in Washington.
     
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  9. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    We'll hit 100k dead from Covid-19 in the next few days. This is despite social distancing measures.

    Comparisons to the seasonal flu are ignorant. We have vaccines for the flu. Many of those vaccinated get the flu but fight it off quickly due to immunization. We've also got folks with carryover immunity from one year to the next.

    Anyone comparing this to the flu has no clue
     
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  10. nightrain

    nightrain Since 1971

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    who compared it to the flu? Less than half the population gets a flu shot.
     
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  11. Kaiser

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    He was originally agreeing with posters here that compared COVID to an asteroid hitting the Earth or the US Civil War, which killed an equivalent of 6 Million people.

    Those posters quit posting for some reason.
     
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  12. Flamma

    Flamma Well-Known Member

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    I'm 53 and I've never had a flu shot.
     
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  13. Jake

    Jake Curmudgeon

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    Athletes in their 20s and 30s aren't dying from this virus. For them it's a case of the flu. Let's pull back the fear and get these guys back to doing what they do best.

    Crowds? That's another matter. Limit them to maintain social distancing then let the games begin. Life has to return at some point. Let's start now.
     
  14. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    You remain oddly silent on the Lancet article that blows your sad preprint to shreds.

    You wanna post about me, do it honorably and tag me. Otherwise it just shows you can't handle having your arguments dismantled
     
  15. Kaiser

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    I've posted for weeks that @AbeBeta is a blind hater who has absolutely no clue what @AbeBeta is talking about. That he substitutes cable channel chatter for any knowledge of life science.

    I've posted repeatedly on the Lancet article and that I haven't gone through it yet, but Tabscocat is. There is an entire thread about it that @AbeBeta is oddly silent about.

    When @AbeBeta posted that the US FDA gave HCQ Emergency Use approval solely because of one article from Raoult, his arguments come pre-dismantled.
     
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  16. nalam

    nalam The realist

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    Come on! NFL athlete is not a common middle ager with pre existing conditions.
     
  17. BoysForLife

    BoysForLife Well-Known Member

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    Me neither

    And never will. Ditto a Corona shot (if one is ever introduced)
     
  18. BoysForLife

    BoysForLife Well-Known Member

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    Hundreds of millions of Americans are in good to decent shape with no pre existing conditions. Yet they are constantly told they should be terrified of this virus. I'm just repeating what I've been told every day for months. Don't blame me
     
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  19. Flamma

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    I'm not taking that either. But know that they will try to push or force this.
     
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  20. DasSchnitzel

    DasSchnitzel Well-Known Member

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    I came in here to make a joke about how the only positive thing about the Redskins was a covid test.

    Buuuut it's just the same people arguing the same tired old arguments. Everyone trying to prove they see the truth and everyone else isnt as well-informed and/or intelligent. Sigh.

    So, have fun I guess.
     
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