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Russia moves in to #2 slot in Covid Cases


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#1 K Wave

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Posted 18 May 2020 - 08:20 AM

And yet NOWHERE NEAR the deaths of other large case count countries. 19 per million at today's numbers

 

Hmmmm...wonder if this had anything to do with it?

 

https://www.financia...oquine/1931775/

 

The Russian government has authorised the use of an anti-malarial drug to treat coronavirus patients despite international concerns over its safety and effectiveness.

It said the drug would be distributed to hospitals that are caring for patients who have tested positive for coronavirus or are suspected of having it.

 

By the way, it looks like Covid curve has likely peaked there as well over the last week or so.


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#2 gm_general

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Posted 18 May 2020 - 10:12 AM

If it were between a 25 cent pill that is 90% effective and a $1000 treatment that is 40% effective guess which will win in our medical system.



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Posted 18 May 2020 - 02:51 PM

https://www.theguard...d-19-death-data

As part of its response, Moscows health department revealed that more than 60% of deaths of coronavirus patients in the capital were not tallied in the citys official death count from the disease because an autopsy showed they had died of other causes.

The data would more than double Moscows tally from the disease for April if the city counted deaths in the same way as countries such as Spain or Italy, where a positive test result for the deceased is enough to be tallied as a coronavirus death. Moscows health department defended its methodology on Wednesday as exceptionally precise, noting it had performed autopsies on 100% of cases in contrast to most other countries.

Either count would still leave Russia far below the US, UK and the hardest-hit western European countries in terms of mortality rates and per capita deaths from the disease so far.

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Posted 18 May 2020 - 08:05 PM

Brazil deaths are way up, their winter season starts in June, no coincidence. The southern hemisphere will

have to go through what we did now maybe.