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Old 06.01.2021, 19:25
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Finally my wish has come true! No standing on my skis in the queue.
I was at St George today and people were quite well behaved standing side on, skis parallel ..
I gave a couple of people a mouthful for trying to cut in .. "Oh i didn't realise.." What you thought these 50 people are standing here, sideways, 1.5m apart for fuxing fun..

It's not exactly Zermatt up there but for 30.- for me and the kids, friendly staff, easy parking and 5 mins drive from home.. It's just great.
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Old 06.01.2021, 19:56
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Interesting, why? Thanks.
People with hypertension shouldn’t take phenylephrine which is one of the ingredients of neocitran. Sudafed shouldn’t be taken by hypertensive people either for the same reason.
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Thanks, never used it and am hypotensive if anything, but interesting.
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Old 06.01.2021, 22:00
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Interesting, why? Thanks.
no idea, just read in its leaflet
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Old 06.01.2021, 22:34
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not good if you have hypertension
Good to know, I have actually low blood pressure. Low pulse. Quiet sporty.
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Old 07.01.2021, 09:31
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The Canton of Vaud will begin inscriptions from tomorrow 08h00 here.
The site was apparently busy, I made three selections before I got a confirmed booking. Next Thursday 14 January.
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Old 07.01.2021, 09:32
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Thanks, never used it and am hypotensive if anything, but interesting.
I remember the Sudafed thing from being asked about hypertension by the pharmacist in the U.K. when buying some for my sister in law. She has essential hypertension and had no idea about it being contraindicated until then and has not taken Sudafed since.
I’ve never taken neocitran but figured it must be for the same reason so I looked up the ingredients.
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Old 07.01.2021, 09:41
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Just wanted to say that magnesium is apparently good for reducing blood pressure, or so studies have found:

https://www.livescience.com/55355-ma...-pressure.html
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Old 07.01.2021, 09:53
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Just wanted to say that magnesium is apparently good for reducing blood pressure, or so studies have found:

https://www.livescience.com/55355-ma...-pressure.html
By 2 and 1.8 mm Hg. If that was polling, you would call this margin of error.

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Old 07.01.2021, 10:58
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Re: Coronavirus

I listen to Joe Rogan when sleeping and last night he had this Dr. If anyone is interested-

The Vitamins Dr. Mark Gordon Recommends for Boosting Your Immune System

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Old 07.01.2021, 11:08
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Re: Coronavirus

Seems denial is not the best strategy.
Yesterday worldometers shows the US with 260,000 new cases and 4,100 deaths.
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Old 07.01.2021, 11:49
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Seems denial is not the best strategy.
Yesterday worldometers shows the US with 260,000 new cases and 4,100 deaths.
Says the old bloke who won't get the vaccine!
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Old 07.01.2021, 11:58
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By 2 and 1.8 mm Hg. If that was polling, you would call this margin of error.
Well, I know that it lowers mine. I naturally have low blood pressure and if I take too much magnesium for too long then my BP drops to where I can get dizzy spells. My doctor told me to eat something salty to bring my BP back up again.
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Old 07.01.2021, 12:26
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Seems denial is not the best strategy.
Yesterday worldometers shows the US with 260,000 new cases and 4,100 deaths.
That's shocking. I actually did a double-take on that. 260,000 is 0.078% of the population, or 0.78 per thousand. We've heard that one in 1,000 Americans alive at 01.01.2020 have died from COVID-19, and that 1.7% of identified cases of COVID-19 in the USA have been fatal. If those numbers persist (and statistically, they should not, thankfully), yesterday's figures suggest a future death rate about five times that experienced to date!
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Old 07.01.2021, 12:33
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That's shocking. I actually did a double-take on that. 260,000 is 0.078% of the population, or 0.78 per thousand. We've heard that one in 1,000 Americans alive at 01.01.2020 have died from COVID-19, and that 1.7% of identified cases of COVID-19 in the USA have been fatal. If those numbers persist (and statistically, they should not, thankfully), yesterday's figures suggest a future death rate about five times that experienced to date!
Its 370,000 not 260,000!

Over 0.1% of the population. Similar to most of Western Europe, CH included.
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Todays published numbers are 3975 out of 29 k tests

196 hospitalisations
75 death

https://www.covid19.admin.ch/en/overview
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Old 07.01.2021, 14:39
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Todays published numbers are 3975 out of 29 k tests

196 hospitalisations
75 death

https://www.covid19.admin.ch/en/overview

So a drop?
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Old 07.01.2021, 14:52
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Its 370,000 not 260,000!

Over 0.1% of the population. Similar to most of Western Europe, CH included.
No, the 260,000 that marton quotes is new cases in the US in a single day. (About 370,000 people in total have died from COVID-19 in the US.)

My post is about applying historical mortality rates as a percentage of cases identified and as a percentage of population, to extrapolate a future death rate from COVID-19 (with lots of caveats).
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No, the 260,000 that marton quotes is new cases in the US in a single day. (About 370,000 people in total have died from COVID-19 in the US.)

My post is about applying historical mortality rates as a percentage of cases identified and as a percentage of population, to extrapolate a future death rate from COVID-19 (with lots of caveats).
Apologies - I'm being an idiot
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Re: Coronavirus

Romandie again If we just could stop to always be the first & worst


"Mutant strain spreads: 46 cases already confirmed in laboratory
The number of occurrences of the new variant among the sample of tests analyzed increases. Vaud and Geneva are, a priori, the cantons most concerned.

The FOPH indicates that it is the canton of Vaud that detected the most cases (12), followed by Geneva (10) and Zurich (7) and Valais (6). The total is 46 with occurrences in ten cantons and in Liechtenstein."

https://www.20min.ch/fr/story/la-sou...e-164379334300
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