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  • SuperK

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    I have some info from 8/20/2020 that may be outdated by now, but should provide a little insight as to how we are doing with COVID in the BR area. It's a long read, but the information is there...

    August 20, 2020

    As you were probably aware, we conducted a COVID-19 Prevalence Study in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston and West Baton Rouge Parishes between July 15-31. The study was funded by the Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force and The Humana Foundation, with additional support from The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation and Healthy Blue, with special thanks to Baton Rouge Area Foundation for pulling all of these groups together.

    I again want to thank everyone involved in making this study possible. We are grateful for the teams of people it took spanning many long days and several weekends. You are the reason we achieved our testing goals! We publicly released data from the study late Thursday morning. The findings were analyzed to determine how widespread the virus is, and which populations have been most impacted. Over 2,100 volunteers received free COVID-19 PCR testing and antibody testing representing a mini Greater Baton Rouge area.

    Key Facts & Findings:

    • 6.6% of Greater Baton Rouge residents (18+) have been infected with COVID-19.
    o 3.0% tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) but not antibodies, indicating that they are likely infectious. Projected to the larger population, we estimate more than 16,000 residents had an active infection at the time of testing.
    o More than 60% of those with an active infection had no symptoms at the time of the test (projected 10,000 residents)
    o 3.6% tested positive for antibodies, meaning they were recovering from the disease or had completely recovered. Projected to the larger population, we estimate 19,843 residents with antibodies.

    • Active COVID-19 infections were most prominent in West Baton Rouge (5.3%) and Livingston (4.2%) Parishes.
    o Active infection rates were lower in East Baton Rouge (2.8%) and Ascension (1.9%) Parishes.

    • Black residents had the highest rate of past infection (positive antibodies), while Hispanic residents had higher rates of active infection.
    o Antibodies were found in 7.5% of Black residents, 1.8% of White residents and 1.6% of Hispanic residents.
    o Active COVID-19 infections were found in 10.1% of Hispanic residents, 3.5% of Black residents and 2.4% of White residents.

    • Anosmia (loss of smell and taste) was associated with 8.5 times higher odds of testing positive.
    o Comorbidities did not influence whether someone caught the virus - they influence the outcome. In fact, people with no comorbidities had higher odds of testing positive.

    Three Important Things the Study Tells Us:

    1. It’s important for us to continue wearing masks, social distancing and constantly washing our hands.
    2. If you experience loss of smell or taste, seek out a test or self-quarantine for 14 days to protect those around you.
    3. Virus spread of less than 10% indicates we are not close to herd immunity, which would occur with an exposure rate of approximately 70-80%.

    This data doesn’t mean that we should go back to closures. It tells us that wearing masks and physical distancing make a HUGE difference and that we can advance activities much quicker if we all do these things. It’s our responsibility to educate everyone that they may not know when they are infectious, therefore they should wear a mask always.
    We are using this data to help determine where we should hold community testing. We have completed more than 70,000 community COVID-19 tests across the state since May.

    Please stay safe and thank you.
     

    Emperor

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    Can anyone explain how the China Virus has eradicated the Flu? I never hear of anyone with the Flu anymore?!? From 38 million last season to 0? WTF

    Table 1: Estimated Influenza Disease Burden, by Season — United States, 2010-11 through 2019-20 Influenza Seasons
    Symptomatic Illnesses Medical Visits Hospitalizations Deaths
    Season Estimate 95% U I Estimate 95% U I Estimate 95% U I Estimate 95% U I
    2010-2011 21,000,000 (20,000,000 – 25,000,000) 10,000,000 (9,300,000 – 12,000,000) 290,000 (270,000 – 350,000) 37,000 (32,000 – 51,000)
    2011-2012 9,300,000 (8,700,000 – 12,000,000) 4,300,000 (4,000,000 – 5,600,000) 140,000 (130,000 – 190,000) 12,000 (11,000 – 23,000)
    2012-2013 34,000,000 (32,000,000 – 38,000,000) 16,000,000 (15,000,000 – 18,000,000) 570,000 (530,000 – 680,000) 43,000 (37,000 – 57,000)
    2013-2014 30,000,000 (28,000,000 – 33,000,000) 13,000,000 (12,000,000 – 15,000,000) 350,000 (320,000 – 390,000) 38,000 (33,000 – 50,000)
    2014-2015 30,000,000 (29,000,000 – 33,000,000) 14,000,000 (13,000,000 – 16,000,000) 590,000 (540,000 – 680,000) 51,000 (44,000 – 64,000)
    2015-2016 24,000,000 (20,000,000 – 33,000,000) 11,000,000 (9,000,000 – 15,000,000) 280,000 (220,000 – 480,000) 23,000 (17,000 – 35,000)
    2016-2017 29,000,000 (25,000,000 – 45,000,000) 14,000,000 (11,000,000 – 23,000,000) 500,000 (380,000 – 860,000) 38,000 (29,000 – 61,000)
    Preliminary estimates*
    Estimate 95% UI Estimate 95% UI Estimate 95% UI Estimate 95% UI
    2017-2018* 45,000,000 (39,000,000 – 58,000,000) 21,000,000 (18,000,000 – 27,000,000) 810,000 (620,000 – 1,400,000) 61,000 (46,000 – 95,000)
    2018-2019* 36,000,000 (31,000,000 – 45,000,000) 17,000,000 (14,000,000 – 21,000,000) 490,000 (390,000 – 770,000) 34,000 (26,000 – 53,000)
    2019-2020* 38,000,000 (34,000,000 – 47,000,000) 18,000,000 (15,000,000 – 22,000,000) 400,000 (350,000 – 500,000) 22,000 (18,000 – 29,000)


    United States COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by State
    Reported to the CDC since January 21, 2020

    TOTAL CASES
    13,822,249
    +196,227 New Cases

    AVERAGE DAILY CASES PER 100K IN LAST 7 DAYS
    49.9

    TOTAL DEATHS
    272,525
    +2,762 New Deaths

    CDC | Updated: Dec 3 2020 12:17PM
     

    Magdump

    Don’t troll me bro!
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    Can anyone explain how the China Virus has eradicated the Flu? I never hear of anyone with the Flu anymore?!? From 38 million last season to 0? WTF

    M


    Yeah, I did a little light google searching and don’t see anything about the seasonal flu. I even typed in ‘Fru statistics’ and nothing.
     
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    PAPACHUCK

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    I have some info from 8/20/2020 that may be outdated by now, but should provide a little insight as to how we are doing with COVID in the BR area. It's a long read, but the information is there...

    August 20, 2020

    As you were probably aware, we conducted a COVID-19 Prevalence Study in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston and West Baton Rouge Parishes between July 15-31. The study was funded by the Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force and The Humana Foundation, with additional support from The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation and Healthy Blue, with special thanks to Baton Rouge Area Foundation for pulling all of these groups together.

    I again want to thank everyone involved in making this study possible. We are grateful for the teams of people it took spanning many long days and several weekends. You are the reason we achieved our testing goals! We publicly released data from the study late Thursday morning. The findings were analyzed to determine how widespread the virus is, and which populations have been most impacted. Over 2,100 volunteers received free COVID-19 PCR testing and antibody testing representing a mini Greater Baton Rouge area.

    Key Facts & Findings:

    • 6.6% of Greater Baton Rouge residents (18+) have been infected with COVID-19.
    o 3.0% tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) but not antibodies, indicating that they are likely infectious. Projected to the larger population, we estimate more than 16,000 residents had an active infection at the time of testing.
    o More than 60% of those with an active infection had no symptoms at the time of the test (projected 10,000 residents)
    o 3.6% tested positive for antibodies, meaning they were recovering from the disease or had completely recovered. Projected to the larger population, we estimate 19,843 residents with antibodies.

    • Active COVID-19 infections were most prominent in West Baton Rouge (5.3%) and Livingston (4.2%) Parishes.
    o Active infection rates were lower in East Baton Rouge (2.8%) and Ascension (1.9%) Parishes.

    • Black residents had the highest rate of past infection (positive antibodies), while Hispanic residents had higher rates of active infection.
    o Antibodies were found in 7.5% of Black residents, 1.8% of White residents and 1.6% of Hispanic residents.
    o Active COVID-19 infections were found in 10.1% of Hispanic residents, 3.5% of Black residents and 2.4% of White residents.

    • Anosmia (loss of smell and taste) was associated with 8.5 times higher odds of testing positive.
    o Comorbidities did not influence whether someone caught the virus - they influence the outcome. In fact, people with no comorbidities had higher odds of testing positive.

    Three Important Things the Study Tells Us:

    1. It’s important for us to continue wearing masks, social distancing and constantly washing our hands.
    2. If you experience loss of smell or taste, seek out a test or self-quarantine for 14 days to protect those around you.
    3. Virus spread of less than 10% indicates we are not close to herd immunity, which would occur with an exposure rate of approximately 70-80%.

    This data doesn’t mean that we should go back to closures. It tells us that wearing masks and physical distancing make a HUGE difference and that we can advance activities much quicker if we all do these things. It’s our responsibility to educate everyone that they may not know when they are infectious, therefore they should wear a mask always.
    We are using this data to help determine where we should hold community testing. We have completed more than 70,000 community COVID-19 tests across the state since May.

    Please stay safe and thank you.

    Your studies are flawed. All the figures are massively inflated to accommodate the Lefts agenda. Wearing masks and social distancing are feel good efforts that will not stop a virus from spreading. It is a power grab, and you are perpetuating it. Stop that.
     

    Horrible

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    Can anyone explain how the China Virus has eradicated the Flu? I never hear of anyone with the Flu anymore?!? From 38 million last season to 0? WTF

    Table 1: Estimated Influenza Disease Burden, by Season — United States, 2010-11 through 2019-20 Influenza Seasons
    Symptomatic Illnesses Medical Visits Hospitalizations Deaths
    Season Estimate 95% U I Estimate 95% U I Estimate 95% U I Estimate 95% U I
    2010-2011 21,000,000 (20,000,000 – 25,000,000) 10,000,000 (9,300,000 – 12,000,000) 290,000 (270,000 – 350,000) 37,000 (32,000 – 51,000)
    2011-2012 9,300,000 (8,700,000 – 12,000,000) 4,300,000 (4,000,000 – 5,600,000) 140,000 (130,000 – 190,000) 12,000 (11,000 – 23,000)
    2012-2013 34,000,000 (32,000,000 – 38,000,000) 16,000,000 (15,000,000 – 18,000,000) 570,000 (530,000 – 680,000) 43,000 (37,000 – 57,000)
    2013-2014 30,000,000 (28,000,000 – 33,000,000) 13,000,000 (12,000,000 – 15,000,000) 350,000 (320,000 – 390,000) 38,000 (33,000 – 50,000)
    2014-2015 30,000,000 (29,000,000 – 33,000,000) 14,000,000 (13,000,000 – 16,000,000) 590,000 (540,000 – 680,000) 51,000 (44,000 – 64,000)
    2015-2016 24,000,000 (20,000,000 – 33,000,000) 11,000,000 (9,000,000 – 15,000,000) 280,000 (220,000 – 480,000) 23,000 (17,000 – 35,000)
    2016-2017 29,000,000 (25,000,000 – 45,000,000) 14,000,000 (11,000,000 – 23,000,000) 500,000 (380,000 – 860,000) 38,000 (29,000 – 61,000)
    Preliminary estimates*
    Estimate 95% UI Estimate 95% UI Estimate 95% UI Estimate 95% UI
    2017-2018* 45,000,000 (39,000,000 – 58,000,000) 21,000,000 (18,000,000 – 27,000,000) 810,000 (620,000 – 1,400,000) 61,000 (46,000 – 95,000)
    2018-2019* 36,000,000 (31,000,000 – 45,000,000) 17,000,000 (14,000,000 – 21,000,000) 490,000 (390,000 – 770,000) 34,000 (26,000 – 53,000)
    2019-2020* 38,000,000 (34,000,000 – 47,000,000) 18,000,000 (15,000,000 – 22,000,000) 400,000 (350,000 – 500,000) 22,000 (18,000 – 29,000)


    United States COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by State
    Reported to the CDC since January 21, 2020

    TOTAL CASES
    13,822,249
    +196,227 New Cases

    AVERAGE DAILY CASES PER 100K IN LAST 7 DAYS
    49.9

    TOTAL DEATHS
    272,525
    +2,762 New Deaths

    CDC | Updated: Dec 3 2020 12:17PM
    Haha. Easy explanation IMO. You have flu symptoms? It COVID. Heart attack? COVID. Stroke? COVID. GSW to the face? COVID.

    Everything is being reported as COVID b/c hospitals are getting more money that way and pols are getting more power. Everyone is being incentivized to report more COVID cases and deaths. So this is what we get. No more flu
     

    GunRelated

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    Haven't posted in a while, just wanted to check up on the mask nazis to make sure they still keeping up the good fight.
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    Bigchillin83

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    * it’s puts the mask on it’s face!!!!* All right all right, hey man you got my copy of auto trader yet???

    :dogkeke:
     

    foz1359

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    I'm such an idiot. I shoulda bought 1000 shares of Moderna stock when I saw the stock ticker was "MRNA" -I mean what kinda balls ya got when you name your stock after the delivery mechanism? In AUG 2019 it was $13/share, today it's $485. Damnit, I knew it and (like an idiot) didn't roll the dice.
     

    foz1359

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    Just gonna leave this right here…
    Skipping to the 15:00 mark is a good idea


    https://youtu.be/AUjkSaedN4g



    I fully expect this video to be deleted soon

    Odd how the conditioning has become so effective in erasing what we know as TRUTH. Respiratory viruses hang around all year long waiting for the body's immune system to weaken (naturally ...or synthetically as is FACT with vaccine delivery) and then they cause symptoms, disease. This has been FACT for our lifetime. Yet, the conditioning has taken this TRUTH hostage and replaced it. I continue to view stuffed shirt politicians and their appointed officials saying we will "put this behind us", "get back to normalcy", "end the virus". That's total ******** for some, the Alpha and Omega for others. Sad state of affairs.
     

    Emperor

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    There is so much outright ******** going on with this, it's a wonder anyone follows any of this crap anymore. And, many do / are not.

    I absolutely do not listen to anything Rat Face says or that tw@t from the CDC. Their credibility as leaders in guiding this country's health policies are over for me. have been for quite some time. They should be discredited and disbarred if they have actual doctorates in medicine.

    The bottom line is, China did this to the globe! No one will do anything about it. I believe this is the test run! The next time they unleash another "wet market sourced" virus, :rolleyes: their military will be fully protected as will their Communist party leaders. They have demonstrated on numerous occasions throughout history, they couldn't give a rats ass about their people; or anyone else. Every other country in the world is going bankrupt, they are spending trillions on their military! Yep! That's the way to stop the next outbreak! <sarcasm>
     

    991GT3

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    There is so much outright ******** going on with this, it's a wonder anyone follows any of this crap anymore. And, many do / are not.

    I absolutely do not listen to anything Rat Face says or that tw@t from the CDC. Their credibility as leaders in guiding this country's health policies are over for me. have been for quite some time. They should be discredited and disbarred if they have actual doctorates in medicine.

    The bottom line is, China did this to the globe! No one will do anything about it. I believe this is the test run! The next time they unleash another "wet market sourced" virus, :rolleyes: their military will be fully protected as will their Communist party leaders. They have demonstrated on numerous occasions throughout history, they couldn't give a rats ass about their people; or anyone else. Every other country in the world is going bankrupt, they are spending trillions on their military! Yep! That's the way to stop the next outbreak! <sarcasm>
    CHINA & THE WORLD'S GLOBALIST LEADERS. It's not "just China". We KNOW the research began HERE.
     

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