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Old 27th June 2020, 07:59 PM   #92
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
I sure as hell hope I don't because it's likely to be a death sentence for me.

BTW, are you getting better?
I was better 5 days after it started, back in Mid-March.

I hope you don't get it.


Originally Posted by The Atheist View Post
I'm going to say the opposite. All the news on vaccines to date has been very positive, the stability of the virus says it should work well, and I reckon we're six months from the first vaccine being available.

The science looks pretty good, the production facilities are past ready to go, with some in production in hope, and I think quite a lot of countries* will keep the foot on M. Covid's throat until vaccination can be achieved.

This is probably why we should keep trying. We're already ~$15T in the hole, be a bit silly to waste it all.

*Not including every country other than Canada from the entire Americas.
I do hope we get a vaccine quickly. Last week I was saying we would soon.

I've been listening to a lot of doomsayers (not antivaxxers) who are scared of any new vaccine and say new ones take 3-5 years to test properly.

Meanwhile I'm happy to be a test subject. I had antibody testing done this week.

I think people tend to look at the prognosis of the situation from their own position.

SG from a position of certain death.

Me from a "we'll all get it, I did easily and was OK".

Between all of us, there is some useful data.

Not sure anyone can have an objective overall analysis.
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