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Why is America not locking down?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by moscowbore, Jul 13, 2020.

  1. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter

  2. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    6 passengers per boat is ridiculous, as the picture shows.
     
  3. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    https://www.livescience.com/topics/live/coronavirus-news-live-updates?utm_source=notification


    Hospitals are being overwhelmed in many parts of Texas, so much so in one rural town that the hospital has set up a "death panel" to decide which patients can be saved and which patients should be sent home to die, The Guardian reported. A committee at Starr County Memorial Hospital, which is the county's only hospital, will make these tough decisions to "alleviate the hospital's limited medical resources," so that doctors can put their efforts toward patients who are more likely than others to survive, according to The Guardian.

    Cases in the county — which has a population of 64,000 — began to surge in early July, and as of July 24, the county has recorded 1,769 COVID-19 cases and up to 50 related deaths (some of these have yet to be confirmed as COVID-19 related), The Guardian said.

    "The situation is desperate," Jose Vasquez, the county health authority, said during a news conference last week, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. "We cannot continue functioning in the Starr County Memorial Hospital nor in our county in the way that things are going. The numbers are staggering."

    about 1 in 35
     
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  4. Doitforfree

    Doitforfree Star commenter

    The other bost is ridiculous too, because all the half load of passengers are squashed together on the top deck!
     
  5. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    Where do they live? That wont apply to the whole USA and would depend on individual State policy or even school boards. Where infection rates are very low, they'd fully open in the Autumn. Where there is increased or significant risk then they will part open or remain closed.
     
  6. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    These guys are in the East, but ot on the coast. They are taking students in in groups of 10 over the summer and training them in how to use online lessons, then closing the school again and switching to online
     
  7. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Still waiting
     
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