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Old 24.01.2021, 10:37
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Thats sounds more like an antibody test price.
Tom’s 25chf?
I agree.
The antibody tests are also about 40chf here. Correction, they’re 25chf plus 24chf admin fee.

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Old 24.01.2021, 11:14
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CHF 25 around here.

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It depends on the test. PCR tests are about 100chf here and the rapid tests around 40chf.

25chf is incredibly cheap.
Prior to our last trip we went through the list of approved sites for Bern and all of them were charging around 180 for a PCR test. We paid 80 each to the clinic that took the samples and 106 to the lab that processed it. So an extra 372 CHF on top of airfare just to go see family.

Maybe I'll head your way next time I need a PCR test. The cost difference more than offsets the fuel cost!
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Old 24.01.2021, 11:18
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It depends on the test. PCR tests are about 100chf here and the rapid tests around 40chf.

25chf is incredibly cheap.
Quick test at the doctor, required to go to Italy.

CHF 80 in town.

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Old 24.01.2021, 11:26
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Prior to our last trip we went through the list of approved sites for Bern and all of them were charging around 180 for a PCR test. We paid 80 each to the clinic that took the samples and 106 to the lab that processed it. So an extra 372 CHF on top of airfare just to go see family.

Maybe I'll head your way next time I need a PCR test. The cost difference more than offsets the fuel cost!
It’s 100chf if you want the certificate for travel but 130chf if you need the certificate in English at the Etilabs place in Boudry. The lab in town is more expensive at 168chf but it includes everything.

The difference in price would definitely make the trip worthwhile plus you could visit me at the same time.��
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Old 24.01.2021, 14:49
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CHF 25 around here.

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In Zurich at a pharmacy, rapid test was 67chf and pcr was 130chf.
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Old 24.01.2021, 19:59
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Interesting Swiss study - apparently 35,000 lives were saved during the first lockdown:

https://www.20min.ch/story/der-erste...n-732058089848

What do you anti-lockdown EFers have to say about this?
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Interesting Swiss study - apparently 35,000 lives were saved during the first lockdown:

https://www.20min.ch/story/der-erste...n-732058089848

What do you anti-lockdown EFers have to say about this?
That's about 6 times more than Sweden in the same period.
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Old 24.01.2021, 20:59
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Interesting Swiss study - apparently 35,000 lives were saved during the first lockdown:

https://www.20min.ch/story/der-erste...n-732058089848

What do you anti-lockdown EFers have to say about this?
31 papers here showing that lockdowns have either little or no effect. Fill your boots!

https://inproportion2.talkigy.com/do...021-01-15.html
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Old 24.01.2021, 21:16
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Germany is starting to use Casirivimab/Imdevimab and Bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody treatment, as the 1st country in the EU, they will innitiate this in the university hospitals 1st.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.liv...502173424.html
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Germany is starting to use Casirivimab/Imdevimab and Bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody treatment, as the 1st country in the EU, they will innitiate this in the university hospitals 1st.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.liv...502173424.html
Looking forward to the German covid variant.
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What do you anti-lockdown EFers have to say about this?
"This reports the «NZZ on Sunday»(Paid item)."

that's basically it
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Old 25.01.2021, 10:36
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What are your predictions on the weekend numbers? I think there will be around 4xxx, maybe 39xx. I hope that we are still in the downward phase.
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Old 25.01.2021, 11:02
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What are your predictions on the weekend numbers? I think there will be around 4xxx, maybe 39xx. I hope that we are still in the downward phase.
The weekly numbers published by BAG/OFSP last Thursday show a significant decrease on new cases on the Jan 11-17 week. I guess the decrease trend will continue during the 3rd week of Jan ( the one just ended) https://twitter.com/BAG_OFSP_UFSP/st...72634948554754

On a tangential topic, the Coronavirus thread was started on 24.01.2020. So, happy threadversary Considering vaccination has started only one year after of the globalization of the event.....things are going fast, aren't they?
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Old 25.01.2021, 11:04
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Looking forward to the German covid variant.
These lines may be of interest, as appearing in www.mercola.com

"Remember, you need vitamin D for a wide variety of functions in your body in addition to optimizing your immune response. Although Ivermectin is a relatively safe drug, it is still an unnatural synthetic chemical that can have side effects. Vitamin D is something your body absolutely requires for optimal health, which is why I would encourage you to focus on vitamin D first."

"Getting back to ivermectin, Trial Site News reported2 that “Ten months into its battle with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, India is on track to become an unexpected warrior in the fight against this global pandemic. Although the densely-populated nation has four times the population of the U.S., India has less than half the U.S. COVID deaths.”
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These lines may be of interest, as appearing in www.mercola.com

"Remember, you need vitamin D for a wide variety of functions in your body in addition to optimizing your immune response. Although Ivermectin is a relatively safe drug, it is still an unnatural synthetic chemical that can have side effects. Vitamin D is something your body absolutely requires for optimal health, which is why I would encourage you to focus on vitamin D first."

"Getting back to ivermectin, Trial Site News reported2 that “Ten months into its battle with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, India is on track to become an unexpected warrior in the fight against this global pandemic. Although the densely-populated nation has four times the population of the U.S., India has less than half the U.S. COVID deaths.”
Though India and the US have a very similar number of people over 80 (13 million) - and I would expect that within the 80+s, the US has the older population.

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Old 25.01.2021, 13:38
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What are your predictions on the weekend numbers? I think there will be around 4xxx, maybe 39xx. I hope that we are still in the downward phase.
Today’s numbers

4320 new cases
129 hospitalisations
85 deaths
55071 tests
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Sadly not as good as I hoped ... how are people still spreading the virus? Within family gatherings? At schools?

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Old 25.01.2021, 13:50
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Sadly not as good as I hoped ... how are people still spreading the virus? Within family gatherings? At schools?
With 48k tests for the previous weekend, and 55k for this weekend, the drop is somewhat better than it looks.
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Sadly not as good as I hoped ... how are people still spreading the virus? Within family gatherings? At schools?
My eldest daughter in the UK was in tears on the phone last night. Because so many neighbours don't follow the rules, have had huge repeated parties and visitors to stay over Christmas (many from abroad who did not isolate)- and this keeps going on. The local park is full of teenagers going wild, drinking, snogging and more- and the police break them up and they return. Grandchildren have missed so much school, home learning again since Christmas, no sport, no friends, no family, and no grandparents (us here and others in NI)- and they know their friends and families are not following the rules.
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My eldest daughter in the UK was in tears on the phone last night. Because so many neighbours don't follow the rules, have had huge repeated parties and visitors to stay over Christmas (many from abroad who did not isolate)- and this keeps going on. The local park is full of teenagers going wild, drinking, snogging and more- and the police break them up and they return. Grandchildren have missed so much school, home learning again since Christmas, no sport, no friends, no family, and no grandparents (us here and others in NI)- and they know their friends and families are not following the rules.
Don't police issue fines to these people?
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