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Missouri is bucking the national trend with covid.  They had their highest daily case number today since early February.  They are behind the national average in vaccinations, but still almost 40% of the state is fully vaxxed (that is 40% of all Missouri residents, not 40% of vaccine eligible).  Combine that with prior infections and now being in summer, it's "impressive" to see rising numbers.  The deck is stacked against it in multiple ways and it still found a way to happen.  

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18 minutes ago, Hoosier said:

Missouri is bucking the national trend with covid.  They had their highest daily case number today since early February.  They are behind the national average in vaccinations, but still almost 40% of the state is fully vaxxed (that is 40% of all Missouri residents, not 40% of vaccine eligible).  Combine that with prior infections and now being in summer, it's "impressive" to see rising numbers.  The deck is stacked against it in multiple ways and it still found a way to happen.  

Glad we don’t live there 

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22 minutes ago, Hoosier said:

Missouri is bucking the national trend with covid.  They had their highest daily case number today since early February.  They are behind the national average in vaccinations, but still almost 40% of the state is fully vaxxed (that is 40% of all Missouri residents, not 40% of vaccine eligible).  Combine that with prior infections and now being in summer, it's "impressive" to see rising numbers.  The deck is stacked against it in multiple ways and it still found a way to happen.  

I don’t think anybody really gives a shyte anymore about COVID. It is what it is. It’s endemic in the population. It’ll eb and rise like any other respiratory virus. Lockdowns and masking are over. If people want a vaccine, it’s there. If they don’t get one and get sick and or die it’s on them. Some will get sick and or die that are vaxed.  Life’s full of risks but life goes on. At this point all this testing is pretty useless. 

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28 minutes ago, Hoosier said:

Missouri is bucking the national trend with covid.  They had their highest daily case number today since early February.  They are behind the national average in vaccinations, but still almost 40% of the state is fully vaxxed (that is 40% of all Missouri residents, not 40% of vaccine eligible).  Combine that with prior infections and now being in summer, it's "impressive" to see rising numbers.  The deck is stacked against it in multiple ways and it still found a way to happen.  

We've said this about a lot of countries. Seems like eventually it bucks the other way

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3 hours ago, Brian5671 said:

I think COVID and his gross mismanagement of it took him down more than any opponent-no COVID economy is humming along-maybe he doesnt win bigly like he did in 2016 but I think he still would have carried it....

he was likely to lose regardless.  a general rule of thumb is that the incumbent needs to be at about 47% approval rating to have a reasonable chance of winning.  he was in the low 40s for practically his entire presidency, even when the economy was great.  he 'surged' to 45% in the closing weeks of the campaign, which made it closer, and the dems voluntarily handicapped themselves by not knocking on doors or doing in-person registration events because of covid (understandably so).  the only way to win with such low approval ratings is to have some third party candidates in the mix to siphon votes, or to have an equally unlikeable opponent, ala 2016.

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37 minutes ago, Hoosier said:

Missouri is bucking the national trend with covid.  They had their highest daily case number today since early February.  They are behind the national average in vaccinations, but still almost 40% of the state is fully vaxxed (that is 40% of all Missouri residents, not 40% of vaccine eligible).  Combine that with prior infections and now being in summer, it's "impressive" to see rising numbers.  The deck is stacked against it in multiple ways and it still found a way to happen.  

the vaccines aren't anywhere near 95% efficacious against these variants, but if they prevent serious illness then they're still doing their jobs.

israel just reinstituted their mask mandate and a lot of vaccinated people got infected.  the 'wild' form of the virus doesn't exist anymore.

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22 minutes ago, fujiwara79 said:

the vaccines aren't anywhere near 95% efficacious against these variants, but if they prevent serious illness then they're still doing their jobs.

israel just reinstituted their mask mandate and a lot of vaccinated people got infected.  the 'wild' form of the virus doesn't exist anymore.

So much for nations vaccinating their way out of this. Some of us have been saying the world is going to need to get off the treadmill or it will never end.

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Why don't you respond instead of posting a weenie?

You know why you think masks don't work? Because no one actually stayed home and followed precautions like other countries. People in this country are too stupid

Not to mention the massive numbers of people who went to all of their family events and didn't wear any

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3 minutes ago, DotRat_Wx said:

Europe took it seriously for awhile then didn't. You want to see actual effort to stop the virus, look at Austraila 

Congrats on being smarter than all the scientists in the world

Australia is isolated with less people on an entire continent than New England  and New York. 
At any rate, masking is over. It ain’t coming back. At least here.

Smarter than all the other scientists ? Lol   Read Fauci’s emails.

Not really interested in continuing here. We’ll never agree. Let’s move on  

 

 

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39 minutes ago, WhitinsvilleWX said:

Australia is isolated with less people on an entire continent than New England  and New York. 
At any rate, masking is over. It ain’t coming back. At least here.

Smarter than all the other scientists ? Lol   Read Fauci’s emails.

Not really interested in continuing here. We’ll never agree. Let’s move on  

 

 

I'm crabby tonight, peace on earth

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1 hour ago, DotRat_Wx said:

Europe took it seriously for awhile then didn't. You want to see actual effort to stop the virus, look at Austraila 

Congrats on being smarter than all the scientists in the world

Is what Australia is doing really going to last long term though? Seems like it’s bordering on fear mongering given the low number of actual cases there 

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