By doing what exactly?we could have limited our exposure to it
You think that we need to get to that point before what happens?Not indefinitely, but at least up until the scientists can catch up. I think we needed to get to the point where you catch covid and will take a tablet and that'll be it, and we're not quite there yet.
no, both are a problemSo testing capacity rather than hospital capacity is the problem?
not enough staff or to a lesser extent for now, beds due to covid. Wards are struggling to field staff to watch the patients they do have, let alone any additional patients. Ambulances are banking for hoursUh, why?
by ocking up the NSW liberal government for a start. They let it spread throughout NSW and from there it went through the country.By doing what exactly?
gee, I don't know ... before the easter bunny comes hopping along.You think that we need to get to that point before what happens?
"Ocking up?"by ocking up the NSW liberal government for a start. They let it spread throughout NSW and from there it went through the country.
Because that did not happen in 2021?We could have done what we did last year. Restrict movements from regions to regions.
You didn't make it clear. What are you saying shouldgee, I don't know ... before the easter bunny comes hopping along.
Jebus! Australia had 1,097 new cases reported on Nov 30. On Jan 1st, you had 35,208. The U.S. had well over a million new cases reported on Jan 3rd. I'm not saying it will happen, but at that rate, there will have been a number of new cases that surpasses the number of our entire population before the end of the year.
Maybe that means we'll all be immune to it by next year! (Trying to look on the bright side.)
Fortunately, the death rate in both countries is lower than it was in September.
Thank you Seth for positing this article. It echoes what I've been saying for some time now. That is, as long as you don't have any underlying serious illnesses, or are immunocompromised, you shouldn't have anything to fear from this virus. Especially, dying from it. In 2 years, Australia has never had more than 0.1% of the population even infected, or 0.01% of it population dying with or from this virus. Or, any of its variants. There has been only ONE suspected death from the Omicron variant in Australia(suspected!). It is good that the truth is finally starting to surface. And, the extent of all this hype is being exposed. Wonder how the media will spin this? Maybe they'll just start mandating "flu" vaccinations.A very positive take on what is happening. The author is not a physician or scientist. He is a journalist and author.
But he cites information and statistics from reputable sources.
Read the article. Comments?
Thanks to the arrival of the Omicron variant, it's now accurate to say that COVID-19 is "just the flu" for the vast majority of the population.dailycaller.com
Although you don't have a clue how long these natural antibodies DO last, and the fact that NOTHING is forever, it is not the most important aspect of our natural antibodies. Our natural antibodies don't care what variants these viruses can produce. They will respond to ANY part of the virus, NOT just its spike protein. The virus would have to mutate from a cat to a whale, to avoid detection from our natural antibodies. And, if the virus did change this radically, it could no longer function as a virus.Antibodies from an infection do not last forever.
Are you going to explain, or like the rest of you, just keep hiding behind denial? You keep making these denial claims, but never backing them up.Incorrect.
If you are talking about James Kondilios, the 23yo from Sydney yesterday, then YOU should be the one explaining!! How does a healthy DOUBLE-VACCINATED young man, DIE after being infected by Covid-19? And since the hospital will only say that he died WITH this virus(not because of it), we have no idea what he died from. Do you know?Explain the 20s year man who is healthy, not fat and died in sydney.
Who cares how many people are infected! Those numbers are only to scare the ignorant and the gullible. I only care about how many people are recovering. And, how many people are dying from the complications of this disease. Since we can't STOP any virus from infecting anyone, these are the only variables that matter to me.1 in 15 infected...
The onus is on you - you made the false claim.Are you going to explain, or like the rest of you, just keep hiding behind denial? You keep making these denial claims, but never backing them up.
So what evidence can you posit, that would suggest that people should be worried about this Omicron variant? Why is this variant NOT like the simple flu??
In other words, you you don't have a clue why I'm "incorrect". Surprise, surprise!The onus is on you - you made the false claim.
So, present your evidence.