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Old 02.10.2020, 16:18
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That was my favourite bit of the debate: his hand movements yanking Melania to give him a hug but her just ignoring him. At 0:26...



I don´t know, all this over the top show for the masses makes me retch a little.
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I bet the percentage of people requiring hospitalization in the US is higher due to a number of factors such as more people in the US being low on vitamin D*, having no healthcare (insurance) and there being a high rate of obesity in the US.

*Having been born and raised in the US, it was my experience, at least, that vitamin D supplements were never encouraged or recommended there as they are here.
The US has been adding vitamin D to cow's milk since the 1930's

https://www.usdairy.com/news-article...-added-to-milk
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Old 02.10.2020, 16:28
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Re: Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

Who drinks cow’s milk these days?
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Old 02.10.2020, 16:29
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Re: Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

Lets assume Trump survives covid but with lasting effects, and that he is re-elected. Would he take revenge on China ?
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Old 02.10.2020, 16:29
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Cow milk? My wife and me. There's a milchautomat near home
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Old 02.10.2020, 16:33
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I think he's creating his own Fake News.

He will steal all the headlines with his Covid diagnosis and avoid any more debates. He will emerge in a few weeks time, having beaten it, possibly not being slowed down at all. Steal the limelight, derail the process.

He will call himself invincible and the seriousness of Covid a Hoax.
I agree with this wise poster

It's to win the corona vote.
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Re: Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

There is a certain delicious irony in Trump getting infected with COVID after saying it would disappear like magic, took hydroxychloroquine prophylactically, constantly disparages science, screams fake news whenever facts don't suit him, purposely and on record says he downplayed the severity of the virus, did not take any meaningful action when he could have, throws his own health leaders under the bus, pushes aside infectious disease experts and makes fun of others taking precautions against it.
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Re: Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

Imagine Trump's reaction had it been Biden who had contracted the virus. Does even one person ( including his strongest supporters ) believe that it would not have been crass and cruel?
Absolutely no sympathy for the orange turd.
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Re: Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

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Fun fact: Trumps grandpa died of the Spanish Flu.
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Old 02.10.2020, 18:46
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Re: Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

Biden tests negative... BBC
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The US has been adding vitamin D to cow's milk since the 1930's

https://www.usdairy.com/news-article...-added-to-milk
But that doesn't mean that vitamin D deficiencies aren't common in the US.

Prevalence and correlates of Vitamin D deficiency in US adults
"The overall prevalence rate of vitamin D deficiency was 41.6%, with the highest rate seen in blacks (82.1%), followed by Hispanics (69.2%)."
https://www.researchgate.net/publica...y_in_US_adults
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He's a psychopath.
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But that doesn't mean that vitamin D deficiencies aren't common in the US.

Prevalence and correlates of Vitamin D deficiency in US adults
"The overall prevalence rate of vitamin D deficiency was 41.6%, with the highest rate seen in blacks (82.1%), followed by Hispanics (69.2%)."
https://www.researchgate.net/publica...y_in_US_adults
Also common in most of Europe: Vitamin D deficiency (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) <50 nmol/L or 20 ng/mL) is common in Europe and the Middle East. It occurs in <20% of the population in Northern Europe, in 30–60% in Western, Southern and Eastern Europe...
https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/...JE-18-0736.xml

As the paper notes, it can be remedied with Vitamin D shots, supplements and food fortifications with the latter being the author’s recommended strategy
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Also common in most of Europe: Vitamin D deficiency (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) <50 nmol/L or 20 ng/mL) is common in Europe and the Middle East. It occurs in <20% of the population in Northern Europe, in 30–60% in Western, Southern and Eastern Europe...
https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/...JE-18-0736.xml

As the paper notes, it can be remedied with Vitamin D shots, supplements and food fortifications with the latter being the author’s recommended strategy
If your vitamin D is low, you need to take high-dose vitamin D to bring your levels up to normal. Simply drinking milk fortified with vitamin D isn't going to achieve that. That's why when your vitamin D is found to be low here, your doctor prescribes you high-dose vitamin D drops that you have to take every day for a month and then after that, you go on the normal recommended daily amount.
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If your vitamin D is low, you need to take high-dose vitamin D to bring your levels up to normal. Simply drinking milk fortified with vitamin D isn't going to achieve that. That's why when your vitamin D is found to be low here, your doctor prescribes you high-dose vitamin D drops that you have to take every day for a month and then after that, you go on the normal recommended daily amount.
Fair enough, but it does certainly help. Living in the US, my family never had vitamin D deficiency but we do drink a lot of milk. Moving here, where it is not added, they’ve had to get the drops and then use supplements.

Now returning you back to the Trump COVID story already in progress
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Trump hasn't tweeted all day.... that's not a "mild symptom"!
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Now being helicoptered to hospital. Mild?
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3 per thousand get hospitalised or 0.03% wow, so 997 out of 1000 will stay at home.
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Seems you missed that the graph is hospitalisations per 100,000 POPULATION. Not per Covid infections.
Also, 329 per 100,000 is around 3‰. That's 0.3%, not 0.03%.
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In Swizerland, it's 9% total, less than 1% now.

https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home...rnational.html

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That seems to be for the entire population. For those aged 70-79 the case hospitalisation rate is 31% overall and 21% since June, according to Tagesanzeiger. Case death rate is 9.9% and 2.2%.
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