COVID-19 — Coronavirus

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  1. Chippy_boy

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    Sure but you can't do track and trace if 70% of the people infected have no idea they may be infected.
     
  2. hgblue

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    Track and trace is a government ruse to convince those they’ve scared the living daylights out of that it’s safe to go back to work.
     
  3. jay_mcfc

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    Finally got to see my doctor mate this morning. He works at the Valencia General hospital which he reckons is about 95% back to normal. They think the summer months will be fine but they've all been told to take holidays now because they are expecting a second wave to start some time in September.
     

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  4. Cityfan

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    Contact tracing has been part of the approach that has worked apparently successfully in several Asian countries, how well we can implement it here with our high numbers remains to be seen.
     
  5. twosips

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    Haven't the factories just carried on working over here? Is it not safe to presume that most of them would have had it now, if they were going to?
     
  6. BlueAnorak

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    Guidence is to stay 2m apart. I am sticking to it as most peoples idea of two meters is probably closer to 1m than 2m. I just think that in the fullness of time 1m will be shown to be enough - indeed lots of countries are basing their social distancing on a distance of 1m.
    Even the bare minimum of air movement outside will disperse the virus to minimal levels and it's looking like initial viral load on infection that counts. Minimal load seems to be dealt with by the imune system and the more virus you get initially the worse you get the illness. My daughter tells me there is a paper from the Royal College of Physicians that was published on this in tge last couple of days, but I can only finger a reference to it here.
    https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/f...l-load-coronavirus-worse-200515075609542.html
     
  7. ManCityX

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  8. twosips

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    So is this a political decision, not a scientific one? If so, I kinda got told I was being a conspiracy theory nut last night for suggesting it...

    Edit - Would be genuinely interested in your thoughts on this @Uncle Wally One Ball & @Eds?
     
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  9. BlueAnorak

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    As you said South Korea have done it.
     
  10. Corky

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    Some are still shut, some repurposed, some shut and reopened recently, and some shut and reopened weeks ago, some carried on as normal. Everyone was different.
     

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