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    I don't look at this as "the thoughts of ONE...

    I don't look at this as "the thoughts of ONE GUY". I'd say he has looked at some of the data and read much of the science, before synthesizing it from his perspective. Much of what he's saying I've...
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    Gilligan, can you please clarify for me whether...

    Gilligan, can you please clarify for me whether you're arguing that the problem with Sweden is that they didn't lockdown or they locked down too much?

    You've got me confused. :rolleyes:
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    LOL! You're just bull shooting now. Almost no...

    LOL!

    You're just bull shooting now. Almost no one in Sweden wears a mask. Social distancing essentially ended in June when Swedes rushed en masse to the beaches and repopulated bars and shopping...
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    Turns out Public Health Ontario is using a...

    Turns out Public Health Ontario is using a ridiculous Ct value of 38.

    "The CDC's own calculations suggest that it is extremely difficult to detect any live virus in a sample above a threshold of...
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    Gilligan, you could solve this whole argument for...

    Gilligan, you could solve this whole argument for me if you could explain to me why this terrible virus with it's "exponential growth" burned out so quickly in Sweden when the Swedes did little more...
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    Hopefully North America and Europe will catch up...

    Hopefully North America and Europe will catch up with India soon

    https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/covid-19-test-reports-must-also-state-ct-value-doctors/articleshow/77956302.cms
  7. 2020 recruiting class or a 2021 recruit?

    2020 recruiting class or a 2021 recruit?
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    Children, teens, student-athletes, adults and...

    Children, teens, student-athletes, adults and seniors can all experience long term effects after Covid-19. But that is also true of every type of common cold, influenza and multiple other sicknesses...
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    Don't confuse early stages of Covid-19 with mild...

    Don't confuse early stages of Covid-19 with mild Covid-19.

    Most people who only have mild symptoms don't need HCQ. If they are healthy and under 65 they just need to isolate at home and they'll...
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    Spud's, you failed to quote even one study that...

    Spud's, you failed to quote even one study that shows early treatment with HCQ doesn't work. No doctors are suggesting that HCQ works in late-stage Covid-19 yet that's what all the studies in your...
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    Spud's, you're spouting propaganda. You need to...

    Spud's, you're spouting propaganda. You need to look a little deeper.

    For example, you say "no matter how many times it's researched", but do you even know how many studies have been done?
    ...
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    Surprise. Surprise. The study linking Covid-19,...

    Surprise. Surprise. The study linking Covid-19, student-athletes and myocarditis, that was cited by the Big 10 when they cancelled their football season was BOGUS. Sort of reminds me of the shoddy...
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    Absolument! But the PCR test doesn't...

    Absolument! But the PCR test doesn't differentiate unless you know the CT values. It also doesn't differentiate who may be infected now and was infected 6 weeks ago or 16 weeks ago.



    Très...
  14. The craziness has reached Ottawa! ...

    The craziness has reached Ottawa!

    https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1301246421421756416?s=20
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    You're correct, it was Georgia State freshman QB...

    You're correct, it was Georgia State freshman QB Mikele Colasurdo who will sit out 2020 with a heart issue. While the heart issue may have been discovered while he was being treated for Covid-19...
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    This NY Times article offers an explanation -...

    This NY Times article offers an explanation - Your Coronavirus Test Is Positive. Maybe It Shouldn’t Be.

    If you recall our conversation following a link you shared when I raised the issue of Cycle...
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    You can't write a post without mentioning...

    You can't write a post without mentioning "exponential growth" at least 2 or 3 times. LOL
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    Gilligan, this virus does NOT grow exponentially....

    Gilligan, this virus does NOT grow exponentially. The data from all over the world shows that.

    If you hear an "expert" say that it grows exponentially then you're listening to someone who either...
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    Gilligan, it's pretty clear you don't understand...

    Gilligan, it's pretty clear you don't understand how this virus works.

    "It is known to affect kids." - Technically true, but the number of children seriously affected is so small it is...
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    And there haven't been any negative consequences...

    And there haven't been any negative consequences from it. Football Quebec's success makes other jurisdictions look stupid, sort of like the Big Ten shooting itself in the groin.
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    Funny thing. Everything is back to normal in...

    Funny thing. Everything is back to normal in Sweden even without a vaccine.
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    Generally a jamboree is the equivalent of an...

    Generally a jamboree is the equivalent of an exhibition game and involves 3 teams. Each team plays two halves of football. One half against each of the other two teams. It's all over in an afternoon....
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    I didn't know that. That's hilarious.

    I didn't know that. That's hilarious.
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    Even messier in the NCAA with rumours that Ohio...

    Even messier in the NCAA with rumours that Ohio State is trying to organize a football season with 5 other Big10 teams. But Michigan's Democrat governor has already said she will block the UM...
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    I can see a couple universities caving which will...

    I can see a couple universities caving which will end it for the others, but won't most/many of the CEGEPs play?
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    On the way to work this morning there's nothing...

    On the way to work this morning there's nothing but endless fearmongering by the teachers' unions about the return to classes in September. Every radio station I listened too is giving 90 to 100% of...
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    SNW, I'm quite willing to play it safe. After...

    SNW, I'm quite willing to play it safe. After all, my parents are 87 & 88 and my wife has heart & lung issues, type 2 diabetes and type A blood. Her risk factors are so high the hospital she works in...
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    Can children spread the virus? Is a study by...

    Can children spread the virus?

    Is a study by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, part of Finland's Department of Health Security, a credible source, Gilligan?

    Some highlights:
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    At least none of this will impact the National...

    At least none of this will impact the National Championship. :evil:

    As always, we will see Clemson vs best SEC team.
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    I understand the study. I just don't understand...

    I understand the study. I just don't understand its connection to your rant.
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    First, IMHO immunity is best understood as a...

    First, IMHO immunity is best understood as a continuum, not as a yes-no binary.

    Second, with respect to the examples I was talking about, a person with mild symptoms or who was asymptomatic is...
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    If that is true, then it makes Israel a entirely...

    If that is true, then it makes Israel a entirely unique situation. There are dozens of other countries that successfully re-opened schools. The most relevant example for Canadian provinces has to be...
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    I believe the CJFL really did want to play, just...

    I believe the CJFL really did want to play, just as most football organizations in Ontario want to play. But unlike Quebec these leagues don't have the support behind them they need to be able to go...
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    True. They are obviously less paralyzed by fear...

    True. They are obviously less paralyzed by fear than the rest of Canada.

    Re. the CJFL - the Football Canada Return to Play document reads like some bureaucratic, cover-your-ass creation you expect...
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    It's interesting to see that one NCAA FBS program...

    It's interesting to see that one NCAA FBS program has joined the 21 U Sports teams that have cancelled their seasons. With most of the P5 conferences going with conference-only schedules and a FCS...
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    Montreal would be the safest place in Canada for...

    Montreal would be the safest place in Canada for football to be played. With their population having already been widely exposed to the virus, they are probably at, or very close to herd immunity at...
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    There is definitely a difference between...

    There is definitely a difference between antibodies and T Cell immunity. The hard core public health people only want to consider antibodies as the measure for immunity. That way they can still...
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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-28...

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-28/sweden-unveils-promising-covid-19-data-as-new-cases-plunge



    This ^^^ is almost understatement when you look at Sweden's graph of daily cases.
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    Sticky: DSquared, I'm confident if the RSEQ plays this...

    DSquared, I'm confident if the RSEQ plays this fall, you can continue that streak.
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    I'm not sure how you can say Canada is following...

    I'm not sure how you can say Canada is following Israel's model. Education is a provincial responsibility and only one of 10 provinces re-opened schools this Spring.

    Here is an American article,...
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    I think the thing that will make Sweden...

    I think the thing that will make Sweden successful is that they will have fewer deaths this year than they would have if they had gone with a hard lockdown. At this point their excess deaths are...
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    When Fauci and other public health bureaucrats...

    When Fauci and other public health bureaucrats were claiming that there is no immunity to Covid-19 they focused only on antibodies in the blood of Covid survivors. They were denying that people could...
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    At this point this South Korean study is an...

    At this point this South Korean study is an outlier of sorts because there are dozens of studies and thousands of experts that believe the opposite.

    The headline and much of the article are...
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    There have been plenty of opportunity for doctors...

    There have been plenty of opportunity for doctors and nurses to be re-infected. Thousands of health care workers were infected in March and April, and most of them went right back into those same...
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    I wrote that 2 months ago. I was trying to...

    I wrote that 2 months ago. I was trying to summarize arguments made by multiple people in order to redirect them from football threads and Wuhan Flu was a term that had been used prior, probably by...
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    A lot more is known than what the media is...

    A lot more is known than what the media is telling people.
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    FYI, I don't think Donald Trump knows sweet fuq...

    FYI, I don't think Donald Trump knows sweet fuq all about the virus.

    FWIW, the actual name of the virus is SARS-CoV-2.
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    - USA - Mayo Clinic, Minn - Do some people have...

    - USA - Mayo Clinic, Minn - Do some people have preexisting immunity to the coronavirus?
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    What do you think immunity is - an invisible...

    What do you think immunity is - an invisible force-field outside the body?

    Undeniable fact: the VAST majority of children will not get sick even if they are exposed to the virus.
    Simple...
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    I'm replying here rather than continuing to...

    I'm replying here rather than continuing to sidetrack a LofS thread with Covid-19 debate.

    Scientific studies of Covid-19 immunity:

    - Singapore - Duke-NUS Medical School - Articles: Scientists...
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