I was one of those ID10T kids that went thru the Herpes/Aids Luv Bug Scare ..... Back then you could buy a pickle bucket of draft beer for $8 ......boy I miss those days.
“Novel” Is used in its literal meaning of “new and original/unique”.When it went from “novel corona virus” to covid-19, I wondered what the new name was all about. I still don’t get the “novel” part.
Change prescriptions by .15 once a year till they get it right meanwhile I still sweat like a crackhead at a police barbecue.Tocilizumab - thanks Purduz.
“The infection is called COronaVIrusDecember2019” - thanks Bluebottle - I used this in a message to some of my clinic colleagues and felt so intelligent. When it went from “novel corona virus” to covid-19, I wondered what the new name was all about. I still don’t get the “novel” part.
Plastic shields are going up in front of grocery cashiers here to protect them and their customers oral spray. They are also marking the floors to emphasize the social distancing required in the check-out line ups. A plan to introduce early hours for “seniors only“ shopping is a strategy to prevent panic buyers from hoarding supplies before others have a chance to get basics.
Dave_J better than being negative for covid19,I think, is to be positive for it but with less than an extreme version of it that you survive. And then, presumably, one can go back to full participation in society with out fear of being “infected” again - having being granted immunity via successful resolution of the initial infection. Thanks for sharing the Rhine cruise photo. My mother died also in 2002 as a result of blood dyscrasias caused by long term arthritic pharmaceuticals.
Mikey - what’s the plan to get the thyroid back under regulation?
I didnt want to derail on this. we were both writing.I would hope that every Country gets on the ball and make some money available to displaced workers as an income replacement.