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All the excitement surrounding Covid-19 mobile alert Apps

Here's more information about all the excitement surrounding Mobile Apps that warns you whether
someone you have come in contact with or even if they were just 'passing by' has Covid-19.
Many Governments see this as a likely route out of the restrictive 'lock downs'
The link below includes a video of how the mobile App would work on Smartphones.

Somehow from what I've been seeing on the news about how far the particles from a cough
can travel ( far longer than you might think ) when in an enclosed building like a supermarket
or an office - I have my doubts about the mobile App being an effective Covid-19 avoider
or alert App.

BBC News - The mobile Covid-19 alert App that's getting Govt's excited
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Surely the time has come for Boris to 'circle the wagons' for a bit of herd immunity ?
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'If we had followed Sweden, we would have higher immunity': Norway Prof

One of Norway's most eminent epidemiologists has questioned Norway's decision to impose a heavy lockdown, arguing that the country might have been better adopting a strategy closer to that of Sweden.

"There is a weakness in the strategy," Eiliv Lund, emeritus professor at the University of Tromsų, told the VG newspaper. "If we had done what the Swedes have done, we would have had a higher infection rate, and thus a higher immunity."
and the conclusion from that is.......................... How come lousy ideas such as herd immunity have such trouble dying out. ah ha the lousy idea virus
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All the excitement surrounding Covid-19 mobile alert Apps

Here's more information about all the excitement surrounding Mobile Apps that warns you whether someone you have come in contact with or even if they were just 'passing by' has Covid-19. Many Governments see this as a likely route out of the restrictive 'lock downs' The link below includes a video of how the mobile App would work on Smartphones.

Somehow from what I've been seeing on the news about how far the particles from a cough can travel ( far longer than you might think ) when in an enclosed building like a supermarket or an office - I have my doubts about the mobile App being an effective Covid-19 avoider or alert App.

BBC News - The mobile Covid-19 alert App that's getting Govt's excited
It won't cover everything but most evidence suggests you normally need at least 15 minutes with an infected individual to have a relatively high chance of getting it yourself. Coronavirus is not like measles - the unchecked infection rate is between 2 and 3 compared to something like 16 for measles.

If sufficiently widely used this would be a valuable weapon in getting/keeping the reinfection rate below 1 which is the goal. Couple it with compulsory mask wearing in public places (shops, public transport) and you really would have most bases covered.
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CODESPEAK for "If we had followed Sweden, we would be taking care of our brown people problem as well."
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and the conclusion from that is.......................... How come lousy ideas such as herd immunity have such trouble dying out. ah ha the lousy idea virus
It's not a lousy idea. It's the only idea. There are no alternatives. HOW you reach herd immunity is the question.

Again, this virus will not go away. The intention is not to eradicate it. Even a vaccine won't eradicate it.

But as said, Covid rule 1...
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Yes, he asked a question, and didn't present it as a solution
Just putting the idea out there is incredibly dangerous.
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Exactly and there are those that will try it. There's been cases of idiots drinking bleach because other idiots (not Trump in this case afaik) have proposed it as a cure for various illnesses.
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How awful and judgemental. How dare the staff have a bit of fun while working.
This one is probably the worst yet. At least they apologised for it.

NHS nurses apologise for 'offensive' haka performance
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Re: Coronavirus

Here's the latest jaw dropping suggestion of how President Trump will cure people infected with Covid-19.
Apparently he's getting excited by the prospect of injecting people with disinfectant that can knock
out the virus in a minute.



BBC News - Outcry as Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as a treatment
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Here's the latest jaw dropping suggestion of how President Trump will cure people infected with Covid-19.
Apparently he's getting excited by the prospect of injecting people with disinfectant that can knock
out the virus in a minute.
Who hasn't used Cillit Bang to cure a sniffle?
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Old 24.04.2020, 15:08
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Who hasn't used Cillit Bang to cure a sniffle?
Oh no, we are gonna have 50 pages of fake news protests because of you.
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Re: Coronavirus

The Czech Republic comes out of lockdown as the ban on free movement to curb Coronavirus,
has been lifted today according to news reports.

BBC News - Czechs free to move again
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The Czech Republic comes out of lockdown as the ban on free movement to curb Coronavirus,
has been lifted today according to news reports.

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About time...
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Who hasn't used Cillit Bang to cure a sniffle?
Please no false rumors and dangerous advice's. Anyone with a half of brain cell knows that the only reliable remedy is Windex.

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The Czech Republic comes out of lockdown as the ban on free movement to curb Coronavirus,
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I saw this. They have to, I think. For the economy, etc. Plus populists feed the fear and panic, reopening the economy will hopefully stop them.
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Who hasn't used Cillit Bang to cure a sniffle?
I'm sure Trump would agree with you.

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I'm sure Trump would agree with you.

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If you drink enough bleach, you can also clean the shower just by peeing. A kind of win-win (assuming you would still be alive).
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If you drink enough bleach, you can also clean the shower just by peeing. A kind of win-win (assuming you would still be alive).
By peeing? So people can treat their toe ailments, too? Tripple whammy.

That said, a local pharmacy again tried to sell me homeopathics "against the virus". Homeopathy (and teething neckless) is the bestseller fake news ever.
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By peeing? So people can treat their toe ailments, too? Tripple whammy.

That said, a local pharmacy again tried to sell me homeopathics "against the virus". Homeopathy (and teething neckless) is the bestseller fake news ever.
Just imagine the profit margin you could have with homeopathic anti-virus bleach...
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Here's the latest jaw dropping suggestion of how President Trump will cure people infected with Covid-19.
Apparently he's getting excited by the prospect of injecting people with disinfectant that can knock
out the virus in a minute.



BBC News - Outcry as Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as a treatment
Well the health warnings against using Disinfectant as a cure for Coronavirus, have started already.
But it begs the question - who in their right minds, would take anything that Trump says seriously ??

BBC News - Disinfectant firm issues warning after Trump comments
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