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by Excaliber
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.

World Wide Deaths I am proud of myself because of the many SNARKY Comments I wrote then deleted, before sending. Back to lurking... There is some importance to the US WRT the worldwide numbers, and also the numbers in specific countries. One of the reasons the foreign and global numbers are importa...
by Excaliber
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: No place but Venezuela
Replies: 82
Views: 6721

Re: No place but Venezuela

I propose the Resolute be designated a Wolverine Class cruise ship.
by Excaliber
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: No place but Venezuela
Replies: 82
Views: 6721

Re: No place but Venezuela

This was truly funny. It reads like something out of the Onion, but it really happened.

Karma isn't usually so quick.
by Excaliber
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: DFW Way Out West Breakfast
Replies: 124
Views: 16558

Re: DFW Way Out West Breakfast

In light of the latest developments I'm not holding my breath for a return to normal in April.
by Excaliber
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: DFW Way Out West Breakfast
Replies: 124
Views: 16558

Re: DFW Way Out West Breakfast

I agreet.

I'm sitting out breakfasts until the restaurants reopen.

I expect we'll be able to resume our schedule in April.
by Excaliber
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Prayers for mom
Replies: 29
Views: 775

Re: Prayers for mom

Prayers sent for a good outcome.

My mom died of pancreatic cancer within 6 months of diagnosis. I know how terrible a disease it is.
by Excaliber
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

Amazon is halting shipment of "nonessential" items through April 5.

Details here.
by Excaliber
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

Italy is preparing to implement disaster procedures and allocate ICU resources to patients based on age to try to save those most likely to survive. Those with serious disease and above whatever age threshold they use will be on their own: Article here This is what medical professionals must default...
by Excaliber
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

Dr. Fauci just estimated the mortality rate ofCOVID19 at 1% based on death stats and a wild guess at how many undiagnosed cases may be out there. This puts it at ten times as lethal as seasonal flue (on average). It's a lot more lethal for those of us in advanced years. Article here. If it worries ...
by Excaliber
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

Dr. Fauci just estimated the mortality rate ofCOVID19 at 1% based on death stats and a wild guess at how many undiagnosed cases may be out there. This puts it at ten times as lethal as seasonal flue (on average). It's a lot more lethal for those of us in advanced years. Article here.
by Excaliber
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

Does anyone seriously think that the governor of New York is deploying the national guard to close all schools, shops, and churches in a one mile containment area in New Rochelle (just north of New York City) to prevent people from catching a cold? Article here. I absolutely do. DemonRats will do a...
by Excaliber
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

Does anyone seriously think that the governor of New York is deploying the national guard to close all schools, shops, and churches in a one mile containment area in New Rochelle (just north of New York City) to prevent people from catching a cold?

Article here.
by Excaliber
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

New advisory from the CDC:

If you're over 60 or have an underlying health condition, stock up on what you'll need for an undefined period of time and don't go out.

Article here

I don't remember them saying that about the seasonal flu.
by Excaliber
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

I'm not buying the "no big deal" propaganda. This 30 year doctor in CA who is treating COVID19 patients seems to think it's a really big deal. Article here . North Korea is lying foreign diplomats out of the country and there are reports of hundreds of deaths among soldiers who are not elderly or i...
by Excaliber
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corona Virus (COVID-19)( SARS-CoV-2) from China: Its going to be bad.
Replies: 873
Views: 35364

Re: Corona Virus (COVID-19) from China: Its going to be bad.

I'm not buying the "no big deal" propaganda. This 30 year doctor in CA who is treating COVID19 patients seems to think it's a really big deal. Article here . North Korea is lying foreign diplomats out of the country and there are reports of hundreds of deaths among soldiers who are not elderly or in...

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