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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 102 new coronavirus cases See in context

@Vinke if I recall correctly for @Yubaru down in Okinawa the symptoms above also describe a hangover. Long lasting also chronic and last years and years.

"it is just flue" .. well in all fairness it depends on the grading system for 65+ the numbers point to a level higher then influenza for 40- I don't know maybe not even that a "nasty cold" . For 20- not even a cold.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

Oh and @JBird please also compare the infections in children. Then find out how many of them have developed complications the severity as a result of influenza and also covid19.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

COVID-19 has not demonstrated any antigenic change nor recombination as usual for the influenzas ..

What is this @virusrex ? It jumped from an animal remember ! It is very capable for antigenic change and recombination.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

what is completely invalid is to willingly persist in a position that has been demonstrated as false after giving up any effort to defend it

That is exactly what I am trying to convey here. It is not completely invalid. You (many of you) went after him completly missing the essence behind posts. His explanaition of the virus mechanism was completely accurate.

There is no guarantee the influenza vaccine will work in each an every context !

There is no treatment for influenza nor covid19

People are dying from influenza and covid19 or god forbid what else next year.

From a non virologist perspective there is no need to further dig deeper how exactly influenza strains differ from corona strains.

So why panic about covid19 and not about influenza ? why not panic about other issues that kill people ?

Again I repeat this is not ebola , you / we should consider lucky this time.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

@virusrex that is because there is no mention of permanent in the bbc link posted . read it . and you will see for yourself. influenza can also complicate like that.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

Does the flu result in permanent loss of smell and taste

Yes ! This bit is actually very similar to covid19

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

I have the feeling none of you lost their jobs during the first SOE and maybe that is why you think covid19 is scary !

From an employer perspective reading panic is very hard. The next SOE is gonna be rough I am sure.

The English teachers will be the first to go, the finance will follow and I don't see how you can keep the expensive engineers without money.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

Furthermore @Fuzzy one of the theories behind the low body count in Japan might as well be a previous exposure to different type of corona virus (for ex common cold causing one and less popular ) which now behaves like a vaccine for sars-cov-2

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

Combine that with continued safe behavior after the 8 week period ...

But we tried didn't we ? We are just simply not designed to live on adrenaline for such a long period. someone somewhere will get drunk or protest or even just take the wrong train and here we go again.

What we are good however at is trial and error sort of learning. Medicine too. Vaccine or not at some point we will find the ballance and adjust to the new life, it will take time, that is it. I am afraid governments can't do much here, unless you test all the time everyone until the testing won't change much, this is a global issue and coordinating it is impossible.

I am feel equally sorry for the dead (RIP) covid19 or else triggered.

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

@BFPF115 There are 2 possible answers on the first questions one) he is qualified two) he isn't

But is what if he is ? Will you still think his comments like these are idiotic or not ?

BTW, if he didn't make sense nothing will make sense to you

the reason why this virus is on the rise is because people are letting their guards down and thinking the worst is over

Okay ! Again please tells us how do we keep the guards up in Shinjuku and Ikebukuro, then in India and then Brazil

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

Well I admit the school's important but it doesn't have to do anything with the business or Finance.

Interesting ..hmm .. can you also tells us first why exactly you think schools are important ?

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

@erbaviva good posts !

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

@Robert Hancock How about schools then ? How about offices ? Also please define dangerous

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Posted in: Tokyo confirms 131 new coronavirus infections on Saturday See in context

@hamburger and @rich why 6-8 weeks ? is the virus going to disapear then ?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 124 COVID-19 cases Friday; 70% in their 20s and 30s See in context

If you are posting doom and gloom then please channel it correctly. among the others there are diet issues, there is tobacco, there is alcohol ..

It is almost never just covid19 behind the deaths and that is why I think ( and so should you) this is not that dangerous.

It is never too late. quit smoking, quit alcohol , eat moderately and healthy , stay hydrated and the odds of surviving will improve dramatically.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 124 COVID-19 cases Friday; 70% in their 20s and 30s See in context

@Ah_so as for cold like symptoms there are probably around 1000 pathogens causing cold like symptoms.

Almost all of them can be complicate into pneumonia or bronchitis and especially with weaker hosts.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 124 COVID-19 cases Friday; 70% in their 20s and 30s See in context

COVID 19 is not a cold, is not the flu, and definitely not the "sniffles"!

can I ask what is cold ? what is flu ? how are they different from covid19 ? how many people died of influenza last year ? Are you suggesting complete isolation every winter ?

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Posted in: Japanese women feeling pressured by image of perfect 'mama': study See in context

I just asked my japanese wife if she feels any stress of being perceived as imperfect mama.

Perceived by whom ? who are these people ? was the answer .. there you see the brain still works. I think she is happy and healthy (Dr. Hamster voice) .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 124 COVID-19 cases Friday; 70% in their 20s and 30s See in context

right .. the ordinary men pay the hostesses for company , then the hostesses pay the hosts for company. Am I wrong ? in essence few blokes manipulating the scared girls into giving them their earnings isn't it ? And now they are also the main culprits behind the recent spike in infections. there now you see how complex society is and how hard it actually is to mirai control the virus.

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Posted in: UK to end quarantine for travelers from 'low-risk' countries See in context

Brexit innit ? Bare dry fam !

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Posted in: Japan formally asks U.S. to extradite men accused of helping Ghosn flee See in context

I wish the government was more worried about the economy when they decided to involve into otherwise profitable multinational business. BTW it all started with under-reported future income of about 10 mil US. ( read not a lot )

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Posted in: Japan to build virus testing centers for int'l travelers near 3 airports See in context

The borders must open ! Businesses must resume!

Fine, test if you can/want to but don't make much of it. Assume everyone has the virus. Kindly buy/make lots of blue masks and ask people to wear them.

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Posted in: As coronavirus cases in Tokyo surge, gov't gives expert advisory panel a makeover See in context

Nobel-prize winning geneticist + AI expert + cardiologist = infection control = money

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Posted in: Street Kart company ends crowdfunding campaign with dismal support See in context

Yeaahh..they were a bit weird. Not to mentions all the carbon monoxide directly into the poor tourist faces.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 107 new coronavirus cases on Thursday See in context

60% of all the cases in the world were reported last month. The Tokyo mask/hygiene wall still holds.

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Posted in: Russian voters agree to let Putin seek 2 more terms See in context

Circus ! That's exactly what this is.

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Posted in: Japan and Britain aim for trade deal by end of July, Tokyo negotiator says See in context

Is there a country that ever benefited from a trade deal with Japan ?

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Posted in: EU to reopen borders to 14 nations, including Japan but not to U.S. tourists See in context

Requested by Belgium. Ruanda used to be a former colony of Belgium.

Aaahhh.. ok ok ...

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Posted in: U.S., Japan, France prod companies to rely less on China, but few respond See in context

double tariff bloody everything made in china.

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Posted in: U.S., Japan, France prod companies to rely less on China, but few respond See in context

How is sars-cov-2 for cheap labour and low prices ?

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