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COVID-19

Post by Emmanuel » 16 Mar 2020, 18:35

The country (France) is shutting down today.

My son has left the work at 12 : his company is closing. My daughter's school is already closed since this morning. Most of my clients' offices are closing also.
We've got 4 month of food in the cupboards and some books left to read.

It looks like upcoming months will be interesting times :mrgreen:

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Post by RAYMAN » 16 Mar 2020, 18:43

Yup! We shut down today to here!
Doesnt look that nice when I look into the states too!
Keep safe!

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Re: COVID-19

Post by stan » 16 Mar 2020, 20:16

Take care everyone..stay safe
streets are empty of traffic here in Quebec Ca. as schools shut down, businesses closing, but fresh food can be bought as long as the border stays open to trade.

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Re: COVID-19

Post by spacekdet » 17 Mar 2020, 03:21


I just wanted to grab a few things for St.Patrick's Day dinner... grocery store was a shitshow. People done lost their minds.
Somebody had to get the last bag of potatoes and I'm happy to report back that it was me.

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Re: COVID-19

Post by v3rd3 » 17 Mar 2020, 03:54

The panic is real.... we are stocked up on most things. I hope this is solved quickly.

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Post by bitkar » 18 Mar 2020, 09:36

Czech republic is sealed and we can only go to work and shop if neccessary. Iam at work now, but finally starting tomorrow i should have home office. Most of companies have home offices already. I travel across whole Prague and there are almost no ppl on the sidewalk and like 1/3 of the normal traffic. I see buses riding almost empty too.
This shit is real, it will take few months to clear. In CZ everybody is crafting protection for the mouth and nose at least, it has become a fenomenon :) Ppl are making really nice one according to last fashion :D

Seems like we in CZ did quite early countermeasures, so it will be ok, not like Italy.

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Re: COVID-19

Post by RAYMAN » 18 Mar 2020, 14:33

Hi Bitkar!
We were earlier a few days here in Austria!
Making masks is nice but no real protection!
The virus is 9 micron large and only masks of class 3 can filter that size..so masks that dont do that arent realy protecting!
We have 30% plus increase still here of the cases and keeping people off the street slows the increase down!
The target is making the curve flatter..under 20%and less!
Reason is that we dont have enough hospital capacity for 30plus%...so that would end in people dead because they cant be treated! Expect to be under 20 % in about 2 weeks!
Studied medicine so yes its true ..its going to stay for some time!

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Post by Finis » 18 Mar 2020, 14:43

Hysterical over reaction is more destructive than a problem. Fear is the most powerful weapon of all. Combine it with herd mentality or mass hysteria and its power is unstoppable. Add ignorance, mental illness, immaturity, low intelligence, assorted weakness and vices and the destruction is multiplied. Unfortunately I just described a typical human. The hysteria can decrease the ability to deal with the problem as well.

Sometimes there was no real problem. This time there is a disease. Like its siblings colds and flu, it is quite contagious and spreads rapidly. It is more dangerous to vulnerable people than typical flu. Perhaps equivalent to "killer" flu varieties or a bit more. Reasonable countermeasures are appropriate. That could cause some temporary hardship. What we are seeing is not reasonable. This is madness.
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Post by Finis » 18 Mar 2020, 14:44

Your wife sees black widow spiders in the house. This is indeed a problem. Grandpa and the baby could be in danger you could be sickened by a bite. You investigate. Are there two? Several? Hundreds? Solutions: squash them, Thorough search and squash, pro exterminator, bag the house and fumigate. Hmm, which is appropriate to the threat? Meanwhile your hysterical wife is burning down the house.
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Re: COVID-19

Post by spacekdet » 18 Mar 2020, 16:03

It's really amazing how long a pallet of toilet paper will continue to burn.

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