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Blah-Blah Bar / Re: CV and mad panic behaviour
Last post by Mav -
In the US, they found that Trump's open-air rallies were usually superspreader events. Even though the open-air would reduce transmission, it wouldn't eliminate it. The fact his supporters refused to wear masks or social distance helped the Delta variant beat the odds.

EDIT: It probably wasn't even the Delta variant back then. It was probably the original Covid or the Alpha variant: much less transmissible and yet it still turned Trump's rallies into superspreader events. Imagine what the Delta variant would have done ...
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Blah-Blah Bar / Re: General Discussions
Last post by LP -
https://theconversation.com/tom-wills-story-is-the-afls-opportunity-for-truth-telling-about-its-ugly-history-168381
I'm not a big subscriber to feeling guilt for the sins of the father, if our 1st Nations want to put a spotlight on people in that frame of reference they best be very careful what they ask for in terms of anthropology and genetic determinations because the how, why and who changes almost weekly. With the history of who is actually here and how they came to be dominant being far from certain.

They may have to redefine it to "The sins of the father in the last two centuries" to ultimately retain a definitive crown!

It really reminds me of the Pacific Islander debates, which are defined in the modern day more by politics at the exclusion of some science.
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Blah-Blah Bar / Re: CV and mad panic behaviour
Last post by DJC -
Highly unlikely. Only a few thousand people spread out walking around the city all day. HIs close contacts will most likely get it.

First person I know has tested positive to covid, got it from work.

Not so sure about that; the bloke from Barwon Heads was able to infect folk at the G.  There's also a confirmed case of transmission between two children walking together.  The nurses who were spat on will be concerned ... and justifiably furious.

A friend's grandson has just tested positive.  He got it at chldcare.  Fortunately, he doesn't seem all that unwell and his parents and grandmother are fully vaccinated.