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Discussion in 'Personal' started by monicabilongame, Jun 3, 2020.
Don’t worry they will dream up another pants wetting drama for tomorrow.
There was a man on the radio yesterday taking about why there are so many false negatives. He also said that the best approach, if you have any of the symptoms, is to assume that you have Covid-19 even if you test negative, on the grounds that if it looks like Covid-19 then it probably is Covid-19. He explained about the difficulty of getting a good sample, and the differences in the amount of virus present at different stages of the infection.
In other words, keep the panic going.
As I reminded my Son who is struggling with anxiety over this , " Other viruses are available "
Not at all. He was pointing out that, given the high rate of false negatives, anyone with the symptoms or to consider that they probably have Covid-19 even if they test negative. Otherwise the transmission rate will remain higher than it needs to be.
I still think that Rees-Mogg has shown poor judgement in driving the expectation that so many MPs should return so quickly to being physically present in Parliament.
It had been puzzling me, how when we were only testing those in hospital with symptoms that many (most?) of the tests were coming back negative. Your post has helped answer some of that. Thanks.
I am off into the hills and dales today. The further I can get from the CV19 barrage of misery the better. I shall have my breakfast another coffee, fill a flask take a few snacks and I am gone. Starting around 10-30am CV19 does not exist