[LMB] OT: Governor’s Orders

Jason Long sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 17:26:46 GMT 2020


You can catch COVID-19 again; it's not like chicken pox, though I don't
know if the chances of getting it are reduced by having it the first time.
I know a nurse who's had the same patient come through his unit twice, both
times with confirmed diagnoses.

On Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 12:04 PM B. Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:21:51 +0000, WILLIAM A WENRICH<wawenri at msn.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On of the problems with peer pressure is the amount of pressure people
> seem entitled to apply. Although I’m sure such cases are extremely rare, I
> have seen videos of > people beaten bloody by groups for not wearing a mask.
> > These flash mobs are driven by (to me) irrational levels of fear. The
> odds of a single asymptomatic person (if there were a group, they probably
> wouldn’t be attacked) > having the virus Is what, 1 in 100 or 1 in 1,000,
> higher? For symptomatic people getting tests it seems to usually run 5%
> positive or 1 in 20. If a person has
> > recovered, the chance of getting COVID-19 from them is zero. The people
> have been told that a person without a mask is trying to kill them.
> > I wear a mask outside my property when I’m around other people. This is
> for politeness and to defend myself against attack.
>
> I have not seen any of that. What I have seen is folks not nearly as
> polite as you are refusing to mask up in public indoor spaces, and
> physically assaulting store employees who suggest to them that they should,
> or leave. They think they have a natural right to do what they like on
> public or private property, they think the virus is a hoax, and/or they do
> not care who gets sick because they and their friends and family are
> miraculously immune.
>
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