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And proud, too.
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neonzx wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:28 pm
Volkonski wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:22 pm
Gov. Henry McMaster
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Today I am requesting all out of state visitors to South Carolina planning a stay of two or more nights self quarantine for two weeks immediately upon arrival.
:confused: So one night stays are fine? Logic?
One night is passing through, on the way to somewhere else — two meals, one hotel. 2 nights is a vacation.
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kate520 wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:11 pm
Thanks MrBrolin. That’s a thorough answer. :lovestruck:

The short answer is “no”?
Not so fast :-D Here's a FB post from a colleague of mine who is a professor at Rice University:
.... some Rice folks in the OEDK have built a prototype device that automatically pumps one of those manual ventilator bags. They are submitting a proposal to the Navy and if it gets funded they will develop a design that can be replicated at maker spaces around the country

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A few days old, but pretty cool for logistics wonks. It’s how the USACE turns spaces into ICUs like they are doing with Javits in NY.
From a friend:
This is General Todd Semonite, head of the Army Corps of Engineers, my classmate from Bellows Falls Union High School.


More:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/202 ... break.html
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Whatever4 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:18 am
A few days old, but pretty cool for logistics wonks. It’s how the USACE turns spaces into ICUs like they are doing with Javits in NY.
From a friend:
This is General Todd Semonite, head of the Army Corps of Engineers, my classmate from Bellows Falls Union High School.


More:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/202 ... break.html
Just wow!

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:?

HISD cancels food distribution sites after coronavirus exposure

https://abc13.com/health/hisd-cancels-f ... s/6051099/
- HISD is canceling its food distribution sites while it re-evaluates the program.

:snippity:

HISD released the following statement:
We have been made aware that an individual present at one of HISD's Wednesday food distribution sites is now under self-quarantine as a precaution due to potential COVID-19 exposure. As a result, the food distribution sites operated by the Houston Independent School District in partnership with the Houston Food Bank on Thursday and Friday have been canceled.

"This is a difficult decision to make, but the safety of the community, staff, and volunteers is our top priority," Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan said.

Families in need of food can participate in the City of Houston's curbside meal program at 47 community centers by visiting HoustonTX.gov.
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Carl Deffenbaugh
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Thursday morning #COVID19 updates:

--
@MilwaukeeMPS
announced schools will remain closed "until further notice."

-- There are outbreaks at 5 care facilities in Wash. and Ozaukee Counties, with 6 others expected to join that list.
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:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

Expect Mississippi to become a hot spot. :(

Governor Orders Limited Gatherings, Declares Most Businesses 'Essential,' Supersedes Local Safety Efforts

https://m.jacksonfreepress.com/news/202 ... -today-ex/
The order seems to declare that most types of businesses in Mississippi are "essential" and thus exempt from social-distancing requirements suggested in the order. "The uninterrupted delivery of essential services and functions is vital to infrastructure viability, critical to maintain continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security, and is crucial to community resilience, continuity of essential functions and to promote the security and safety of Mississippi residents even as the nation limits human interaction and engages in social distancing," the order stated.

:snippity:

Based on a preliminary reading of the executive order tonight, the Jackson Free Press has identified two primary categories of “non-essential” businesses to which the gathering limits might apply. The first is hygiene and fitness providers, including all salons, gyms, tanning services, massage parlors and sporting stores. The second is non-food-service entertainment venues, like movie theaters and bookstores. Some limited retail outlets, including boutique clothing stores and furniture stores, also qualify as non-essential.

The order exempts several broad categories of businesses including department stores, as well as "offices" and any factories or manufacturing operations.

"From the date of this Executive Order until April 17, 2020, Mississippi residents shall avoid social and other non-essential gatherings in groups of more than 10 people where the gatherings [sic] in a single space at the same time where individuals are in close proximity to each other," the order states. "This does not apply to normal operations of locations like airports, medical and healthcare facilities, retail shopping including grocery and department stores, offices, factories and other manufacturing facilities or any Essential Business or Operation as determined by and identified below."
Religious facilities are also essential.
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tek wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:33 pm
another project just stormed in..

I'm already working modifying a particular ventilator so that it can be monitored/controlled from outside the room, so staff doesn't have to burn a set of PPE for routine look-and-adjust.

Now a request to modify portable, 'battery-powered' "mass casualty" ventilators so that they can be used around-the-clock in makeshift ICUs..

life in interesting times..
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The next European hot spot is Switzerland.

With a population of just 8.5 million, they have a high per capita infection rate

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavir ... itzerland/

Higher than Italy, right now

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Current situation in Switzerland

Confirmed in Switzerland, 26.3.2020, 8.15 am:

Infected: 10 714 people
Died: 161 people

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Switzerland still going middle of the road. Swiss standard at this time is still all shops except food and healthcare closed, rest of the economy recommended work at home, but industries are running at their own decision. One Canton (Ticino) wishes to close down all businesses except essentials.

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Volkonski wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:48 am
:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

Expect Mississippi to become a hot spot. :(

Governor Orders Limited Gatherings, Declares Most Businesses 'Essential,' Supersedes Local Safety Efforts

https://m.jacksonfreepress.com/news/202 ... -today-ex/
The order seems to declare that most types of businesses in Mississippi are "essential" and thus exempt from social-distancing requirements suggested in the order. "The uninterrupted delivery of essential services and functions is vital to infrastructure viability, critical to maintain continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security, and is crucial to community resilience, continuity of essential functions and to promote the security and safety of Mississippi residents even as the nation limits human interaction and engages in social distancing," the order stated.

:snippity:

Based on a preliminary reading of the executive order tonight, the Jackson Free Press has identified two primary categories of “non-essential” businesses to which the gathering limits might apply. The first is hygiene and fitness providers, including all salons, gyms, tanning services, massage parlors and sporting stores. The second is non-food-service entertainment venues, like movie theaters and bookstores. Some limited retail outlets, including boutique clothing stores and furniture stores, also qualify as non-essential.

The order exempts several broad categories of businesses including department stores, as well as "offices" and any factories or manufacturing operations.

"From the date of this Executive Order until April 17, 2020, Mississippi residents shall avoid social and other non-essential gatherings in groups of more than 10 people where the gatherings [sic] in a single space at the same time where individuals are in close proximity to each other," the order states. "This does not apply to normal operations of locations like airports, medical and healthcare facilities, retail shopping including grocery and department stores, offices, factories and other manufacturing facilities or any Essential Business or Operation as determined by and identified below."
Religious facilities are also essential.
We expect nothing less from that fuckwit Tater Tot. Fortunately, most of the larger cities that already had strict limits in place are ignoring him.

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And we've gone from 2 deaths to 5 in less than 18 hours. They usually post the updated numbers around 9:00 every morning. 377 yesterday.

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The rapid tests that Spain purchased don’t work. Only 30% accuracy (if I’m translating it right) when they should be 80%.

https://elpais.com/sociedad/2020-03-25/ ... ionan.html

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Sugar Magnolia wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:51 am
And we've gone from 2 deaths to 5 in less than 18 hours. They usually post the updated numbers around 9:00 every morning. 377 yesterday.
And the very day before Fat Tuesday Trump was proclaiming that everything was “very much under control”. No worries!

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The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA. We are in contact with everyone and all relevant countries. CDC & World Health have been working hard and very smart. Stock Market starting to look very good to me!
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But of course he takes no responsibility for anything, ever. :madguy:
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Volkonski wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:48 am
Religious facilities are also essential.
Interestingly, Jehovah's Witnesses stopped proselytising in the UK about a week ago.
Trump appoints Incitatus to lead corona virus response.
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James Dyson designed a new ventilator in 10 days. He's making 15,000 for the pandemic fight


https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/26/tech/dys ... index.html
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Ryan Struyk
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UN Secretary General: "It took the world three months to reach 100,000 confirmed cases of infection. The next 100,000 happened in just 12 days. The third took four days. The fourth, just one and a half. This is exponential growth and only the tip of the iceberg."
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in WA, another care center.
Cole Miller
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In Island County, the health department reports 24 cases of COVID-19 at Careage of Whidbey in Coupeville, a long-term care center. Test results are pending for other residents as well as employees #KOMONews
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ArthurWankspittle wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:24 am
Volkonski wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:48 am
Religious facilities are also essential.
Interestingly, Jehovah's Witnesses stopped proselytising in the UK about a week ago.
We have these two very sweet elderly ladies always dressed in their Sunday finest, hats and all from JW that come here regularly. They never get out of the car because they're afraid of the dogs, (who do bark but are perfectly safe). They know we have no interest in religion but still like to come say hello, pass out a pamphlet, and flirt with MrDaisy :lol: He's always very kind to them and will stand there and chat for 15/20 minutes.They were just here about 2 weeks ago.
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Volkonski wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:55 am
Ryan Struyk
UN Secretary General: "It took the world three months to reach 100,000 confirmed cases of infection. The next 100,000 happened in just 12 days. The third took four days. The fourth, just one and a half. This is exponential growth and only the tip of the iceberg."
Does this message reach impotus :?:

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Volkonski wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:12 am
:?

HISD cancels food distribution sites after coronavirus exposure

https://abc13.com/health/hisd-cancels-f ... s/6051099/
- HISD is canceling its food distribution sites while it re-evaluates the program.

:snippity:

HISD released the following statement:
We have been made aware that an individual present at one of HISD's Wednesday food distribution sites is now under self-quarantine as a precaution due to potential COVID-19 exposure. As a result, the food distribution sites operated by the Houston Independent School District in partnership with the Houston Food Bank on Thursday and Friday have been canceled.

"This is a difficult decision to make, but the safety of the community, staff, and volunteers is our top priority," Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan said.

Families in need of food can participate in the City of Houston's curbside meal program at 47 community centers by visiting HoustonTX.gov.
We were just wondering how Meals on Wheels is doing. Little Bro volunteers making hospice deliveries and he's still making them. I'm sure he's being careful. Mom is furious at him. He's very devoted to his charity work. He's the one sibling who turned out religious, in a good, follows Jesus' teachings religiously kind of way. Takes his daughter to the City Union Mission every Thanksgiving & Christmas to work the kitchen, they volunteer in various animal shelters, stuff like that. I just hope he's careful enough.
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China bulk-bought medical supplies abroad before coronavirus crisis hit

Bernard Lagan, Sydney | Isambard Wilkinson, Madrid
Thursday March 26 2020, 12.00pm GMT, The Times

Staff in the Australian offices of the Greenland Group were ordered to source and buy huge quantities of masks, hand sanitisers, gloves, thermometers and paracetamol and ship them to China

As the coronavirus took hold in Wuhan in February, staff of a Chinese government-backed global property giant were ordered to buy up vast quantities of western medicines and medical equipment to send to China.

Sources within the company told the Sydney Morning Herald that it was an international endeavour by the Greenland Group to scour the world for bulk supplies of surgical masks, thermometers, antibacterial wipes, hand sanitisers, gloves and paracetamol for China’s health system.

According to a company newsletter, the Greenland Group’s overseas offices brought up three million protective masks, 700,000 hazmat suits and 500,000 pairs of protective gloves from “Australia, Canada, Turkey and other countries”.

The entire Sydney accounts department, contract managers, the human resources team and even receptionists were ordered to source...



paywall https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/chin ... -556gj7gn3

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Time to make a buck....






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RoadScholar wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:51 am
James Dyson designed a new ventilator in 10 days. He's making 15,000 for the pandemic fight


https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/26/tech/dys ... index.html
Where is the Buy American production at this time ?

#MAGA :sarcasm:

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