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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1380 on: July 21, 2020, 05:06:38 PM »
By whomever, are you referring to economists?

Wasn't thinking of economists, but why not take it at face value - whomever actually meaning anyone currently opposing the idea.

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1381 on: July 21, 2020, 05:08:18 PM »
Wasn't thinking of economists, but why not take it at face value - whomever actually meaning anyone currently opposing the idea.
Okay, because they would be the ones bringing up the consequences of incentivisation.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1382 on: July 21, 2020, 05:22:04 PM »
Where's @TimT when we need him. IINM I posted about this when it was a news story. They had smartphone apps with a 2D barcode which was required in order to board public transportation. This must have been in March.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/15/asia/china-coronavirus-qr-code-intl-hnk/index.html
That link does not say a word about immunity

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The colors are assigned according to the provincial epidemic control database: people who have been diagnosed as confirmed, suspected or asymptomatic cases, or people with a fever will receive the red color code; their close contacts will receive the yellow code; and people without any record in the database will get the green code — meaning they're healthy and safe to travel.

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1383 on: July 21, 2020, 06:14:17 PM »
That link does not say a word about immunity

Correct. But it was used as a kind of a "passport" (maybe not mentioned in that article, but I recall seeing elsewhere that there was green or red to allow entrance on public transportation and IINM also malls), and I honestly think that there's no escaping some sort of "immunity passport" to allow a return to functioning societies and economies.

That being said, with the news of the Oxford vaccine having the best results with 2 doses, it would lend to reason that a recently recovered COVID-19 person might gain greater immunity if exposed again.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1384 on: July 22, 2020, 03:15:44 AM »
I’ve always thought immunity passports to be a terrible idea, but a vaccination passport would actually be fabulous.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1385 on: July 22, 2020, 08:00:58 AM »
I’ve always thought immunity passports to be a terrible idea, but a vaccination passport would actually be fabulous.

And the difference being?
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1386 on: July 22, 2020, 08:04:20 AM »
And the difference being?
No one would intentionally try to catch it.

It would persuade antivaxers to vax.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1387 on: July 22, 2020, 09:16:47 AM »
It would persuade antivaxers to vax.

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1388 on: July 22, 2020, 09:52:54 AM »
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/florida-governor-ron-desantis-july-18-covid-19-press-conference-transcript/amp

Florida is now showing a 16.1% positivity rate for antibodies. New York State was around 14% after they peaked but that was a random sampling and Florida is from the drive through testing sites. Still, 80% of those coming for testing are asymptomatic so that’s a large part of the population that appears to have antibodies, and with a death count far lower then NY things may be starting to head in the right direction...
https://www.wftv.com/news/local/desantis-central-florida-could-be-close-hitting-peak-covid-19-cases/QZ4AOYGB6NEVDLYSY7PY6FPUO4/

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1395 on: August 13, 2020, 04:54:26 PM »
https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2020-bill-gates-covid-vaccine/
"We’ll get out of this by the end of 2021."

I'm not sure this belongs in the good news thread.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1397 on: August 16, 2020, 08:32:56 AM »
"We’ll get out of this by the end of 2021."

I'm not sure this belongs in the good news thread.
For wealthy countries like the US he predicts we will be okay much sooner

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1398 on: August 16, 2020, 11:55:11 PM »
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