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How do pandemics end?

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Sandy Mackem
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Re: How do pandemics end?

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Mawsey wrote: 16 Oct 2020, 13:33 This question is a bit open ended to say the least :lol: :lol:
Not really because there has been pandemics before and probably will happen again so they have to end at some point.



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Sandy Mackem wrote: 16 Oct 2020, 14:05
Mawsey wrote: 16 Oct 2020, 13:33 This question is a bit open ended to say the least :lol: :lol:
Not really because there has been pandemics before and probably will happen again so they have to end at some point.
At the rate this useless government are handling this, we'll have to go in and out of lockdown for life..



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Sandy Mackem wrote: 16 Oct 2020, 14:05
Mawsey wrote: 16 Oct 2020, 13:33 This question is a bit open ended to say the least :lol: :lol:
Not really because there has been pandemics before and probably will happen again so they have to end at some point.
I suppose so but how this will all end is possibly with a vaccine.



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Steve30000 wrote: 15 Oct 2020, 20:03
monty wrote: 15 Oct 2020, 18:29 It's going to be a while before this pandemic ends so buckle up.
How long do you think a while will be?
No vaccine just promises with no assurances that our immune system will cope long term and now it's mutating so expect it to be still here in 5 years time. It might not be as virulent but it will be still here. So the answer is how long is a piece of string but realistically I don't think we will really get to grips with it for at least 5 years.



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monty wrote: 17 Oct 2020, 15:34
Steve30000 wrote: 15 Oct 2020, 20:03

How long do you think a while will be?
No vaccine just promises with no assurances that our immune system will cope long term and now it's mutating so expect it to be still here in 5 years time. It might not be as virulent but it will be still here. So the answer is how long is a piece of string but realistically I don't think we will really get to grips with it for at least 5 years.
We can't go in and out of lockdown for 5 years..

We won't have an economy left and everyone will be scared to touch each other and end up having mental problems



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Mawsey wrote: 17 Oct 2020, 11:36
I suppose so but how this will all end is possibly with a vaccine.
I think I am starting to agree now because herd immunity in the case of coronavirus might not work and is a little dangerous to carry out.



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monty wrote: 17 Oct 2020, 15:34
No vaccine just promises
It is a new illness though.



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Crawford wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 10:32
Mawsey wrote: 17 Oct 2020, 11:36
I suppose so but how this will all end is possibly with a vaccine.
I think I am starting to agree now because herd immunity in the case of coronavirus might not work and is a little dangerous to carry out.
Protect the old and vulnerable, allow 60% of the population to get it.
Give people a vaccine if they so choose, I can't see why herd immunity won't work.



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Re: How do pandemics end?

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Sandy Mackem wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 13:04
monty wrote: 17 Oct 2020, 15:34
No vaccine just promises
It is a new illness though.
It's coronavirus, the same family as the flu.
Just a bad mutation ..... maybe?



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Re: How do pandemics end?

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Sunderland Nut wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 15:23
Sandy Mackem wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 13:04

It is a new illness though.
It's coronavirus, the same family as the flu.
Just a bad mutation ..... maybe?
A bad one that kills people



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