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Old 04-02-2020, 04:15 PM
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n63ckV17cHw

Someone tried to run a train into the USNS Mercy, which is docked in Los Angeles to treat non-COVID patients. Psychotic.
About 20% or so of people in the US believe in conspiracy theories.

The chickens have come home to roost as they say.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:22 PM
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About 20% or so of people in the US believe in conspiracy theories.

The chickens have come home to roost as they say.
37.54% of statistics are made up as well.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:24 PM
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About 20% or so of people in the US believe in conspiracy theories.

The chickens have come home to roost as they say.
Half of Britain thinks the moon landings were faked.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:31 PM
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Half of Britain thinks the moon landings were faked.
Yes, and look at the result.

Science denialism leads to sub-optimal decisions.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:32 PM
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I will be lending my modelling expertise to the Government here. Just waiting on some background checks.

Best way to get through this is via expert advise as Ferguson proved.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:32 PM
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About 20% or so of people in the US believe in conspiracy theories.
Yeah, that's the number they SAY it is...
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:33 PM
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I appreciate your responses. I don't think pregnant women should be any more fearful today than they were 2 months ago.
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I would definitely be very afraid of going to the hospital for any reason. Regardless of protocol, being in a hospital greatly increases your chances of infection. Now consider that hospitals are being overwhelmed and that doctors and nurses don't have enough PPE...

Still doubt it's more dangerous than a home birth, but it's for sure more dangerous now than it was 2 months ago.
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I'm also wary of going to the hospital for any reason, but the risk of catching other things in a hospital has always been there. Fortunately, awareness is high, and as a result maybe you are slightly more likely to catch COVID and much less likely to catch anything else?

There will be more clarity in the coming weeks regarding COVID and pregnancy. I wouldn't automatically take the unknown as a bad thing. I would want to be with my partner though.
The risk of catching something in the maternity ward was pretty low until recently. The risk of catching something on the way to the maternity ward was also low until recently. It's a lot higher now. And currently there's not enough protective gear to go around.

I really don't understand how you can think it isn't a lot more dangerous now.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:33 PM
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I really do hope most of you survive.

Good luck.
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:36 PM
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I really do hope most of you survive.

Good luck.
^ possibly the nicest thing this poster has ever said, or is likely to say
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:37 PM
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I really do hope most of you survive.

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Yo, Dickie!!! We'll go for Happy Hour when this is all over!!!!
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