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Re: Corona Virus - Save Yourselves
« Reply #1830 on: June 07, 2022, 12:34:06 AM »
Florida records 138,657 new COVID-19 cases in 2 weeks as hospitalizations increase by 24% (orlandosentinel.com)

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Re: Corona Virus - Save Yourselves
« Reply #1831 on: June 07, 2022, 03:43:14 AM »
 Case counts are mostly fiction I think. With most people either getting at home tests or no test, case counts are way way way off and subject to bias in that they are probably off by more in my rural county than in SF.

Should they even keep reporting them?  It’s sort of like the Dow. A poor indication

Based on my own recent experience, I bet searches related to tests and isolation protocols and so forth are better indicators of where hot spots are.

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« Reply #1832 on: June 08, 2022, 11:50:03 PM »
Most workers who died of COVID in 2020 had something essential in common, study finds
COVID death rate 5 times higher among retail, service workers | Miami Herald
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/coronavirus/article262129007.html

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Re: Corona Virus - Save Yourselves
« Reply #1833 on: June 17, 2022, 02:18:53 PM »
FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccines for kids 6mo-5 years old (cbsnews.com)

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Re: Corona Virus - Save Yourselves
« Reply #1834 on: June 20, 2022, 02:40:35 PM »
Covid Cases Surge, but Deaths Stay Near Lows (nytimes.com)

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Re: Corona Virus - Save Yourselves
« Reply #1835 on: June 24, 2022, 07:27:30 AM »
Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, Newer, fitter descendants of Omicron variant begin to drive their own coronavirus waves

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Cases are trending up in most states and have increased by more than 50% compared with the previous week in Washington, Mississippi, Georgia, Maine, Hawaii, South Dakota, Nevada and Montana. In New York, more than a quarter of the state’s population is in a county with a “high” Covid-19 community level, where the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends indoor masking.
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A new preprint study, published ahead of peer review, is pointing to why BA.4 and BA.5 are gaining ground: They can escape antibodies generated by previous infections caused by the first Omicron virus, BA.1, the variant responsible for the huge wave of infections that hit many countries in December and January. They can also escape antibodies in people who’ve been vaccinated and had breakthrough BA.1 infections, though this happened to a lesser degree than seen in people who’ve only been infected.


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Re: Corona Virus - Save Yourselves
« Reply #1836 on: June 24, 2022, 03:34:50 PM »
Mask mandates back in place for all indoor spaces and public transit in Yosemite.

Big surges which, true, are not resulting in deaths, but with the acute staffing shortages, having people go out sick means units shut down. Even if we agree that current variants for vaccinated or previously infected people are "only has bad as the flu," with this level of staffing and this level of flu, the flu would be a major, major disruptive force for basic operations.