Setting ourselves up for a fall? (27 Jul, 2021)

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Setting ourselves up for a fall? (27 Jul, 2021)

Postby aardvark_admin » Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:02 am

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If you haven't had a cold since CV19 broke out then you may be more vulnerable than those who have, or at least that's what a Stanford University study suggests.

On the good news front however, if CV19 follows the same evolutionary path as the Spanish Flu then the worst will soon be behind us and things may start getting back to normal within the next 12 months or so.

Anyone care to proffer their own predictions?

And has there ever been a better time to adopt the mantra of Carpe Diem?
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Re: Setting ourselves up for a fall? (27 Jul, 2021)

Postby phill » Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:06 am

follows the use it or lose it and germs are good for you mantras

the 1918 is an interesting incite into how deadly viruses effectively kill themselves

by the odd one mutating into a less deadly form but still having the same signature for t cells to recognise, they effectively inoculate the affected against the more deadly varieties

vaccinations just short cut the natural procedure
( ,,,,,,,, ....... A E I O U use em sparingly theres probably not enough )

i might live and eat in a sewer .. but hey look how many of these shiny things i have got
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Re: Setting ourselves up for a fall? (27 Jul, 2021)

Postby Kiwiiano » Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:38 am

A successful virus (or any predator for that matter, including human ones) is one that leaves the victim unaware they have been attacked. The common cold is such, only mildly annoying, not enough to break the chain of opportunities to spread from victim to victim and mutating often enough to elude the immune systems so they can come back over & over.
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Re: Setting ourselves up for a fall? (27 Jul, 2021)

Postby GCSBIntercepts » Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:17 pm

Already fallen.

Wait till you see the Pharmac / Pfizer Supply Contract?

Then you will piss yourself.
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Re: Setting ourselves up for a fall? (27 Jul, 2021)

Postby RoddyAxn » Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:04 pm

3 billion peole have one meal per day
wven that meal is not adequate
so us readers in the 5% of OECD natiions may venture out again
but supplie chaiins have gone the same way as mireant labor
australia bubble game 20,000 workers to australia
good for them in oock down now
but one less farm worker
how lomg till retirement in japan back flipping burgers will catch on here
no more overseas dollars on cruise ships
so nz saving money
an awakening to the tourist industry hole in our bucket
i talked to a robotics enginere at a speach competition
debati g club and university law association event
he liked the 360 degree clock iea and said D block is where their programabk are is situated
i said i kmow a guy
the rocket man
imagine new zealand wanti g to dust off our brightest and best
we can now we are not buildi g poo tubes to the tourists
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