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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:49 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,231
Posted By ao fan
they are. deaths or hospitalizations are down...

they are. deaths or hospitalizations are down from most other causes. Cuomo talks about this in his press briefings. because they are so low, they changed non-covid hospitals to covid hospitals....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
saying that it "wasn't that bad" is entirely...

saying that it "wasn't that bad" is entirely wrong to begin with. Many or even most New Yorkers know someone who was affected by this or died from it. It also is not over! not by a long shot.

but...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
yeah, I was wondering about the long-term health...

yeah, I was wondering about the long-term health consequences for people who survive this. That does sound scary.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
1.3% just doesn't seem that awful to me though....

1.3% just doesn't seem that awful to me though. I'd assume if you have no underlying health risks other than age and you don't smoke, you would fall below the rate for others your age. This is just...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
I feel terrible for the people who are out of a...

I feel terrible for the people who are out of a job due to this. This sucks for me and I hate being restricted, but if this is only about me, I'll continue to do what I'm doing. WFH SUCKS with my...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
the thing about Cuomo throughout this is he does...

the thing about Cuomo throughout this is he does not give false hope. He sticks to the facts, so when even on the first day of better results, he seemed to have a more positive view, I believed that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
yeah, the only problem is, we are all locked in...

yeah, the only problem is, we are all locked in our homes. this isn't natural. we need to figure out a way to be able to get out at some point.

it's great to see that our efforts are working...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
:tup: haven't watched Cuomo yet today. I tend to...

:tup: haven't watched Cuomo yet today. I tend to watch him right before I go to bed. I watch his press conference every single day. he's basically my only source of information on the virus these...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 12:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
well, my governor just passed an executive order...

well, my governor just passed an executive order yesterday that everyone is allowed to vote by mail for the primary.

there is only one candidate left in the primary though, so :shrug:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
nah, it makes a difference. I took this way more...

nah, it makes a difference. I took this way more seriously when I was told what to do vs just a suggestion. watching governor Cuomo's press briefings every day also makes it more real how serious...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
that sounds entirely false to me. New York's...

that sounds entirely false to me. New York's hospital system would be entirely overwhelmed at this point if we didn't have the Pause order. it's not possible that my risk of getting this is the same...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
are you both in your 50's? I thought the risk of...

are you both in your 50's? I thought the risk of death is still pretty low in your 50's. risk of hospitalization and feeling horrible might be worth noting though, unsure. I'm seeing 1.3% risk of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
also psssst, these "what would you do if you...

also psssst, these "what would you do if you were" scenarios are pointless. you have no idea what you would do if you were elderly right now.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 902
Posted By ao fan
so, you're cool with entirely overloading the...

so, you're cool with entirely overloading the hospital system right now? seems pretty darn selfish to me, particularly since this is unlikely to affect you. you're sacrificing here for other people,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
:crazy: no there are so many reasons why...

:crazy: no

there are so many reasons why this is a horrible idea.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
:cry: and still going... although, it's been...

:cry: and still going...

although, it's been 3 days in a row where hospitalizations are down. that seems like a definite trend at this point of flattening the curve. it was the highest number of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By ao fan
I'm celebrating right now by listening to a lot...

I'm celebrating right now by listening to a lot of ambulances outside. maybe i can sing a jew tune to it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By ao fan
Unhappy Passover 2020 - COVID-19 style

So apparently tonight is the first night of Passover. Anyone celebrating? I'm doing nothing. this sucks. THIS SUCKS!

Normally my sister has a Seder for her mostly non-Jewish friends with hopefully...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
i bought some tangerines. i'm set. until i...

i bought some tangerines. i'm set.

until i run out of tangerines. i'm getting close. might need to go back to the scary supermarket again soon.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
so hard to say. i might be overestimating things....

so hard to say. i might be overestimating things. i am almost certain i never had it, so that's one data point!

i live alone though and my only interaction with humans right now is at the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
my father isn't entirely there, so i'm unsure of...

my father isn't entirely there, so i'm unsure of this. my mother was told he was getting hydroxychloroquine though and that they had to take him off of some of his regular drugs for it. i assume...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
Can't find the post right now, but yes, Cuomo and...

Can't find the post right now, but yes, Cuomo and DeBlasio disagreed on when the right time was to shut down NY with DeBlasio wanting it to be earlier. That delay likely harmed us.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
well, my father was told he was getting...

well, my father was told he was getting hydroxychloroquine and I assume he is in fact getting it and it's not some study. not a fan of being told one thing and it's not that. they had to take him off...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 372,340
Posted By ao fan
oh, in reading this, it's for people who have no...

oh, in reading this, it's for people who have no COVID-19 symptoms yet, so nevermind, they aren't messing with people who might be very ill.
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