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Old 03-10-2020, 12:58 PM
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More details on New Rochelle, NY situation:

National Guard deployed.
1 mile radius "containment area" set up
Large gathering places are closed for two weeks - schools, temples, churches, etc

It's unclear what other type of containment will occur.

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/03...tainment-area/
Orthodox Jewish folks once again.

It really never ends with these folks. First not vaccinating and now ignoring the advice.

https://www.jta.org/2020/03/03/healt...wish-community

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Disagree. As Actuaries we have a responsibility to promote a responsible response to this Pandemic.

Thats how we view this in the UK on a professional level.
Maybe the UK actuarial society does, but your posting shows you arenít acting according to that standard.
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Maybe the UK actuarial society does, but your posting shows you aren’t acting according to that standard.
You are the one giving bad advice as you have no background in pandemics (and no working in health is not even close to enough)

I am not.

And I stand by my comments.
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Old 03-10-2020, 01:04 PM
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More details on New Rochelle, NY situation:

National Guard deployed.
1 mile radius "containment area" set up
Large gathering places are closed for two weeks - schools, temples, churches, etc

It's unclear what other type of containment will occur.

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/03...tainment-area/
I think I was reading that people can come and go from the containment zone and that businesses will be open. Doesn't seem like much of a containment zone.
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Old 03-10-2020, 01:06 PM
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Sure, that's the line you've decided to draw.

Every poster arguing in this thread has drawn the line at a different point.

Who's line is correct?
I agree with this. I see a lot of arguments in here that sounds like "don't trust what authorities are telling you. Make up your own mind. What I'm doing is this and that. So you should probably do what I'm doing. If you're doing less, you're not doing enough. If you're doing more, it's probably panic. But make up your own mind with your own brain and you should come to the same conclusion as mine."
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I think I was reading that people can come and go from the containment zone and that businesses will be open. Doesn't seem like much of a containment zone.
More of an eruv than a bona fide containment zone, amirite?
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I agree with this. I see a lot of arguments in here that sounds like "don't trust what authorities are telling you. Make up your own mind. What I'm doing is this and that. So you should probably do what I'm doing. If you're doing less, you're not doing enough. If you're doing more, it's probably panic. But make up your own mind with your own brain and you should come to the same conclusion as mine."
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I agree with this. I see a lot of arguments in here that sounds like "don't trust what authorities are telling you. Make up your own mind. What I'm doing is this and that. So you should probably do what I'm doing. If you're doing less, you're not doing enough. If you're doing more, it's probably panic. But make up your own mind with your own brain and you should come to the same conclusion as mine."
You keep ignoring the fact that you have access to timelines in Europe as it pertains to viral propagation.

It amazes me that people here keep ignoring the fact that the situation went from containment to full lockdown in 2 weeks.

2 weeks. Get that through your stubborn skull.

This is no time to go lalalala. It really isn't.

And this is not "panicking". Its modifying behavior based on actual evidence from Europe.
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I agree with this. I see a lot of arguments in here that sounds like "don't trust what authorities are telling you.
It seems like it would be prudent to take what the federal government says with a grain of salt and give more weight to what other health authorities and experts are saying.
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Old 03-10-2020, 01:15 PM
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You keep ignoring the fact that you have access to timelines in Europe as it pertains to viral propagation.

It amazes me that people here keep ignoring the fact that the situation went from containment to full lockdown in 2 weeks.

2 weeks. Get that through your stubborn skull.

This is no time to go lalalala. It really isn't.

And this is not "panicking". Its modifying behavior based on actual evidence from Europe.
Right. What you did is the correct response. We shouldn't listen to authorities. Except for you, because you're an authority because you do pandemics in models at work. So ignore all authorities except for you.

I'm not even saying I'm ignoring your advice. Not sure anyone is. I'm sure everyone is taking your comments into consideration. But no offense, you're just one "authority" saying one thing, and there are plenty of other non-govt authorities giving advice that pertains to my particular area that I'm going to use for my decision making.
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