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Old 03-04-2021, 12:09 PM   #7961
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This thing is getting its ass kicked. DMB should announce a late summer/fall tour.
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Old 03-04-2021, 12:13 PM   #7962
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You are denying that varients are a threat despite every doctor in America talking about them.


That's denying science.
They're only a threat inasmuch as we don't mitigate the virus properly i.e. what I mentioned above.
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:19 PM   #7963
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They're only a threat inasmuch as we don't mitigate the virus properly i.e. what I mentioned above.
They're a threat in that the more the virus spreads, the more it can mutate to something we can't control with a vaccine.
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:20 PM   #7964
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Based on what existing science related to coronaviruses?

We’ll wait.

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Old 03-04-2021, 01:21 PM   #7965
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They're a threat in that the more the virus spreads, the more it can mutate to something we can't control with a vaccine.
Maybe that's why influenza is so tricky? The human race couldn't get vaccinated when time was on their side.
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:31 PM   #7966
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This thing is getting its ass kicked. DMB should announce a late summer/fall tour.
They already have a tour planned this year
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:40 PM   #7967
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They already have a tour planned this year
I'm guessing he is assuming the June/July/Aug dates will be cancelled.
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:43 PM   #7968
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Maybe that's why influenza is so tricky? The human race couldn't get vaccinated when time was on their side.
Nah, the flu mutates much, much faster than coronaviruses like COVID-19. It’s an entirely different beast. The spike protein (and targeting the spike protein) is a big factor that makes COVID-19 so unique...but also something we have a very very very good chance of beating, unlike the flu, because we’re able to target that spike protein specifically (which appears to be a part of all strains; it’s needed for the virus to invade human cells).

Last I heard, COVID is projected to have something below 25 mutations per year. The flu has ~50+. SARS-CoV-2 is also - genomically - twice as complex as common flu strains. When you add these factors together, the seasonal flu mutates about 4x faster/more frequently than SARS-CoV-2. I’ll see if I can dig up where I read this.
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:43 PM   #7969
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I have tickets to 2 shows in April that are still being promoted. I'm not counting on them happening. And I have a ticket to Rage Against the machine in August in NYC. Not counting on that either
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:44 PM   #7970
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Maybe that's why influenza is so tricky? The human race couldn't get vaccinated when time was on their side.
Influenza is tricky because by the time a vaccine can be ready the season is over.

Covid is much more infectious and serious, thus there is no seasonality to it.
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:44 PM   #7971
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Old 03-04-2021, 01:45 PM   #7972
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Influenza is tricky because by the time a vaccine can be ready the season is over.

Covid is much more infectious and serious, thus there is no seasonality to it.
This is all wrong as usual.
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Old 03-04-2021, 03:07 PM   #7973
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Influenza is tricky because by the time a vaccine can be ready the season is over.

Covid is much more infectious and serious, thus there is no seasonality to it.
LOL what?!?! This isnít even close to being factually accurate.
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Old 03-04-2021, 04:26 PM   #7974
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LOL what?!?! This isnít even close to being factually accurate.
Cool story?


The flu vaccine is a guess into the future, it is not created in response to the flu strain.
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Old 03-04-2021, 05:23 PM   #7975
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The flu vaccine is a guess into the future, it is not created in response to the flu strain.
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Old 03-04-2021, 06:16 PM   #7976
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The flu vaccine is a guess into the future, it is not created in response to the flu strain.
You specifically said that the flu vaccine isnít ready until the season is over. Thatís not true at all. People start getting vaccinated in September/October at the start of the flu season. Thereís a vaccine available, even if itís a ďguessĒ.
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Old 03-04-2021, 07:27 PM   #7977
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Old 03-04-2021, 07:33 PM   #7978
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Honestly at this point I’m kind of rooting for Mario to get a win in here at some point. I do have a heart.
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Old 03-04-2021, 08:21 PM   #7979
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Honestly at this point Iím kind of rooting for Mario to get a win in here at some point. I do have a heart.
Itís not even a win at this point, all Iíd ask is to be humble. Itís ok to be wrong, we all are at some point. Just have the balls to admit when you are. Mario, you canít always be right, thatís just not possible.
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Old 03-04-2021, 08:31 PM   #7980
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He’s already addressed that.

Part of the reason I keep busting his balls is back in the early days of this thread he said something along the lines of:

“I never speak about something unless I know I’m right.”

He meant it, too. Not an ounce of humor in the post. That’s when I dug in on him and decided to show him how wrong he really tends to be.

He knows this all goes back to that post, I’ve mentioned it before. Dude’s a lunatic. He literally, whole-heartedly believes he’s the smartest person in the room. Always. He has all the facts and the other person is always wrong.

It’s hilarious. Narcissism and disillusionment to the highest degree. Who even says that?
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