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Wolfe
4 months ago

With regard to campsites claiming they are opening up now in some states, beware what they call “open”… one of my reservations in PA reassured us we were welcome (except all buildings are locked including the bathrooms, playgrounds and fields closed, beach and launch closed, and no dog walking). I clarified that and was told “we’re open and you can camp as long as you don’t leave your trailer…”

I can stay inside in my driveway, no thanks.

Bob M
4 months ago
Reply to  Ken

There are pandemics and then there are serious pandemics.

H3N2 is still around.

H3N2 was closely related to the virus that caused the 1957 pandemic. (My father was laid up in bed in ’57 for 2 weeks.) As a result, when H3N2 came round a decade later many people had developed immunity.

Even so, H3N2 mutated and was more deadly in its second wave. 100,000 died in the US in total, over a much longer time period. It was particularly threatening for over 65s.

Covid19 – no-one has immunity. There was no precursor virus to build any form of immunity.

It hits the oldest hardest (though it does affect all ages).

Currently, the only mitigating factor that’s effective against covid19 is social distancing.

Covid19 may have mutated, for sure the 2nd wave hasn’t hit yet.

Covid19 has killed >80,000 in the US in just 2 months.

US states are opening up because …….

But apart from that, if you’re over 60, nothing much to worry about.

Billy Bob Thornton
4 months ago
Reply to  Bob M

Bob, you really should do your homework

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/1968-pandemic.html

One million died world wide, with 100,000 dead in the United States.

I’d call that a serious Pandemic wouldn’t YOU.

The Dragon
4 months ago

Please explain how you derived anything about Fox News from this conversation! Also does it have any pertinence to the statistical facts given in the website link that Billy Bob Thornton offered from the CDC as reference material?

Sometimes it is better to remain silent than show the world the fool!

Billy Bob Thornton
4 months ago
Reply to  The Dragon

The Dragon slayed the goomba.. thank you kind sir for stating the obvious.

To you Mr. Goomba, I express my sincere kindness to you and encourage you to read the link. Love ya man.