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by DarkAxel
Sat May 16, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

2008 according to Snopes. But Snopes also says the virus is not man made. Which is uncertain. Genetic assay of SARS-CoV-2 shows it to be unbelievably unlikely to be man made. The genome lacks telltales of deliberate modification and has a lot of the traits of natural evolution. SARS-CoV-2 is about ...
by DarkAxel
Sat May 09, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

So I'm doing my daily cruise of the news outlets and run across this: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/08/heal ... index.html

People are testing positive for a hepatitis E virus found in rats in Hong Kong, and they don't know how it is being transmitted. :shock:
by DarkAxel
Fri May 08, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Things here in Kentucky still seem under control. 6288 infected, 298 dead as of today. The state starts opening back up Monday, but face masks will be mandatory and social distancing guidelines will still be enforced. Right now health care providers can resume treating non-emergency cases in office ...
by DarkAxel
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Anybody else having a hard time finding yeast?
by DarkAxel
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv8MHO8ZxJM Protestors caused a ruckus at the Kentucky Capitol building during the Governor's daily Covid-19 briefing. Now protestors have to raise a ruckus in their cars. https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Dr-Stack-says-protesters-at-Ky-Capitol-will-have-to-stay-in-th...
by DarkAxel
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

The pandemic hasn't peaked here yet. That's expected to happen by the end of this month, though.
by DarkAxel
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Took the first household member to get tested and told to self-isolate until results are back. Second household member has come down with fever, so whatever it is, is spreading. Not going to say it is the virus till we know, but am thinking it is the virus. Now officially off work with free emergen...
by DarkAxel
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

1,693 cases, 90 dead in Kentucky.

Locally things are about the same. Right accross the border in Wise, VA a town has put a building on quarantine: https://www.wymt.com/content/news/Polic ... 46181.html
by DarkAxel
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

1346 Cases and 73 deaths here in Kentucky though I don't trust this number. The local news is reporting more cases in this county than has been announced by it's sister station in Lexington. I took a weekend trip to Wally World to grab some grub. They had one entrance completely shut down and strict...
by DarkAxel
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

I remember reading something about false negatives with Covid-19 tests "Even if you test negative for COVID-19, assume you have it, experts say": https://www.livescience.com/covid19-coronavirus-tests-false-negatives.html, https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.02.11.20021493v2.full.pdf Turns o...
by DarkAxel
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Thread

https://www.wymt.com/content/news/From- ... 64061.html

Another Kentucky distillery making hand sanitizer. You can already get Buffalo Trace.
by DarkAxel
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: What WILL/DID you do with that stimulus check?
Replies: 127
Views: 6668

Re: What WILL you do with that stimulus check?

I don't fault anyone for their plans, but I plan on spending it. Why? Because that's kinda the point of the stimulus. There's a few things on my wish list I'd like to buy from local merchants.

Anyone else think of that Futurama episode https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Hundred_Big_Boys?
by DarkAxel
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/LIVE-Gov-Beshears-daily-COVID-19-update-569259281.html 594 cases and 18 deaths in Kentucky, +at least one more case here in my home county: https://www.wymt.com/content/news/LIVE-Health-Officials-in-Perry-County-hold-news-conference-569264891.html They say this is t...
by DarkAxel
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

https://www.wymt.com/content/news/New-w ... 28851.html

Governor of Kentucky has ordered that people who leave the state for non-authorized reasons must self-quarantine.
by DarkAxel
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1424
Views: 53303

Re: COVID-19 Thread

https://us.cnn.com/2020/03/29/us/dare-county-north-carolina-state-of-emergency-trnd/index.html A North Carolina county is taking extreme measures to prevent coronavirus from spreading in its community. Dare County, a popular summer vacation area in the state's Outer Banks, has established checkpoint...
by DarkAxel
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

I work at an Intuit call center. This week I finally got internet so I can work from home. I was pulled off of the product I had trained on, and now I'm being trained on another product. It seems the Intuit call center in the Philippines that handled that product was closed by order of the PI govern...
by DarkAxel
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/24/health/kentucky-coronavirus-party-infection/index.html SMH. On the personal front, I'm now working from home, and my company building is being shut down by the end of the week. Another confirmed case in my old hometown. that brings the total for Breathitt County to 2. ...
by DarkAxel
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

https://www.wymt.com/content/news/Gov-B ... 98251.html

Confirmed case in my AO. I just moved out of Breathitt County 2 years ago, and the patient is in the local hospital.
by DarkAxel
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Our governor is giving daily updates. Right now KY has 63 total cases with 2 deaths. Most cases have been in counties on the I75 corridor or in Louisville. A church defied the order to shut down. Now 40 of them are in quarantine because a church member tested positive. I went out grocery shopping to...
by DarkAxel
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

The Kentucky Derby has been postponed until Sept 5th
by DarkAxel
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Kentucky had it's first death. Daycares have been ordered to close. Restaurants are to serve carryout only. Walmart and other 24 hour stores are now only open from 6am to 11pm. On the personal front, the option to telework instead of coming in has now become mandatory for those able to work from hom...
by DarkAxel
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Covid-19 Leads to Surge of Guns & Ammo Sales
Replies: 60
Views: 2722

Re: Covid-19 Leads to Surge of Guns & Ammo Sales

Stercutus wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:50 pm
He said some Asian Americans are being targeted because of their race.
Curious. Do you have any media accounts of this actually happening?
A quick Google search for "Coronavirus racism" brings up multiple reports from multiple news outlets.
by DarkAxel
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

18 confirmed cases in KY, though none around my immediate AO. Schools are closed or doing NTI days (internet class). My employer has started sending people home to work. Store shelves are ok, except for disinfectants and tp.
by DarkAxel
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 969
Views: 30593

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

8 confirmed cases in Central Kentucky. Hand sanitizer is hard to find in the stores, and I couldn't find a 5lb bag of flour at two different stores.

My employer is starting to talk about work from home options.

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