- Nov 11, 2019
The way the article is written tends to provoke hysteria. So what? The virus has been spread to college students who are relatively unaffected. The virus is not that harmful to young people. They could have gotten the flu, or a cold from others. We are all going to get that virus. You cannot escape it. We have seen that people under 65 with no substantial underlying conditions are not that much in danger. Just contracting the virus is not meaningful. The issue is whether the virus causes you great harm. The virus was all over California from October 2019 to March 2020 before all people were quarantined. Not much harm occurred. Many people were infected with Covid19. Not much harm occurred. So let's stop the politically motivated hysteria. Unfortunately, "science" has been infected with politics. Maybe we should call this "political science."About one-fifth of students who tested positive were asymptomatic at the time of the test.
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This main issue isn't the effects on these students. However, they have families, including elderly relatives and friends. There's the danger.
So, older Americans and those with preexisting health conditions get to live in isolation for the foreseeable future in order that you can wander around spraying your droplets. Of course, you aren't thinking about the young people being permanently damaged when covid19 eventually damages their internal organs. Dialysis machines are being overwhelmed by those newly losing kidney function.Hi Biochem guy, perhaps you should study this further. Again, your data and report is more "political science" than science. A large fraction of Californians already have contracted the virus, without major difficulty. As we test more people, we find more cases. Why? Because the virus has been here since October 2019. You test more, you get more cases. This does not mean new cases. It means that you have located more cases, existing cases. This just shows the political nature of the reporting. Some bad people are trying to scare you and frighten you, to prevent you from opening up the economy. Do not be fooled by CNN and others who want the economy to go into recession. In Sweden they had no quarantine or any other special activities, and they are doing as well as those who quarantined. Wake up. Certain "political scientists" are masquerading as scientists. And to jbundy48, those who are vulnerable, such as old folks with pre-existing serious conditions, should quarantine from others. The danger has been over-blown by ruthless politicians. All you have to fear is fear itself. You are being manipulated by fear and uncertainty. Such fear makes you vulnerable to manipulation and authoritarian control.