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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1600 on: April 12, 2021, 11:01:46 AM »
So, what's going on in MI?

A strain they haven't identified yet?

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1601 on: April 12, 2021, 11:12:03 AM »
So, what's going on in MI?

I don't know. They're on par with the rest of the country for vaccinations, but they account for over 10% of all US cases over the last week. Truthfully, I expected the whole country to look like MI right now. It doesn't, which is why I'm posting in this thread.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1602 on: April 12, 2021, 11:20:58 AM »
So, what's going on in MI?
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(I didn't scrutinize but the replies indicate this is a mistake and Ohio actually has similar testing rates)
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1603 on: April 12, 2021, 11:22:24 AM »
I don't know. They're on par with the rest of the country for vaccinations

Close, but they're about 5-10% lower than the national metrics you posted.

Sources:
https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98178_103214-547150--,00.html (coverage metrics tab)
http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/osr/Population/npPopBYSeniors.asp

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1604 on: April 12, 2021, 11:33:36 AM »
Close, but they're about 5-10% lower than the national metrics you posted.

Sources:
https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98178_103214-547150--,00.html (coverage metrics tab)
http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/osr/Population/npPopBYSeniors.asp

Here's where the top 10 most populous states are holding (vaccines administered per 100k residents):

CA - 57.6k
FL - 55.4k
TX - 51.6k
NY - 62k
PA - 59k
IL - 58.1k
OH - 55.3k
GA - 44k
NC - 53.8k
MI - 55k

NY is way ahead, GA is way behind. Other than that, MI is average. It definitely shouldn't be a factor in their current case count anomaly.

(Source: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#vaccinations)
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1605 on: April 12, 2021, 11:59:56 AM »
Here's where the top 10 most populous states are holding (vaccines administered per 100k residents):

CA - 57.6k
FL - 55.4k
TX - 51.6k
NY - 62k
PA - 59k
IL - 58.1k
OH - 55.3k
GA - 44k
NC - 53.8k
MI - 55k

NY is way ahead, GA is way behind. Other than that, MI is average. It definitely shouldn't be a factor in their current case count anomaly.

(Source: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#vaccinations)
Is it perhaps affecting the black community disproportionally - apparently the community is very vaccine hesitant because of their distrust of the medical establishment?


ETA: Wayne County (Detroit) has a higher rate of vaccination than the rest of the state, so looks like my guess is wrong.

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1606 on: April 12, 2021, 12:11:50 PM »
It's totally normal for it to surge in the different states at different times, based on the unseen super spreader event etc. trigger.
States that luck out and don't have a surge now, might not get them altogether, because the vaccines might outrun them by when they would've started.

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1607 on: April 12, 2021, 12:13:59 PM »
Is it perhaps affecting the black community disproportionally - apparently the community is very vaccine hesitant because of their distrust of the medical establishment?
Republicans are more vaccine hesitant than blacks
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1608 on: April 12, 2021, 03:11:17 PM »

Couldn’t come soon enough
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1609 on: April 12, 2021, 05:45:58 PM »

Couldn’t come soon enough

You see domestic travel recovering to pre-pandemic levels before 2023?

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1610 on: April 12, 2021, 05:46:42 PM »
You see domestic travel recovering to pre-pandemic levels before 2023?
Sure, will likely surpass it this year. But more focused on leisure rather than business.
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1611 on: April 12, 2021, 05:51:09 PM »
Sure, will likely surpass it this year. But more focused on leisure rather than business.

This year?!  Just from people itching to travel once they’re able to?

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1612 on: April 12, 2021, 05:51:42 PM »
This year?!  Just from people itching to travel once they’re able to?
Yup
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1613 on: April 12, 2021, 05:53:07 PM »
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1616 on: August 20, 2021, 10:28:18 AM »
Could new treatment massively reduce dangers of the coronavirus?
New research at Hebrew University and Mount Sinai suggests that common drug could make coronavirus no more dangerous than the common cold.

https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/283530

This is making headlines again a year later.

https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/fenofibrate-could-reduce-covid-19-infection-by-70/116973/
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1617 on: August 20, 2021, 10:41:25 AM »
This is making headlines again a year later.

https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/fenofibrate-could-reduce-covid-19-infection-by-70/116973/

70% effective against the original strain of COVID-19... What about D614G, Alpha, Delta variants?

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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
« Reply #1618 on: August 20, 2021, 10:43:16 AM »
70% effective against the original strain of COVID-19... What about D614G, Alpha, Delta variants?

Is it effective against the virus, or against the infection brought about by the disease? If the latter, does the strain matter? @biobook
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Re: Is there any good news in the fight against COVID-19?
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