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Commonly used steroid reduces risk of death in sickest coronavirus patients, preliminary study results suggest

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/16/health/dexamethasone-covid-drug-recovery-trial-bn/index.html

The two lead investigators of the Recovery Trial, a large UK-based trial investigating potential Covid-19 treatments, announced to reporters in a virtual press conference on Tuesday that a low-dose regimen of dexamethasone for 10 days was found to reduce the risk of death by a third among hospitalized patients requiring ventilation in the trial.

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JohnnyBlaze said:Commonly used steroid reduces risk of death in sickest coronavirus patients, preliminary study results suggest

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/16/health/dexamethasone-covid-drug-recovery-trial-bn/index.html



Nice! I wonder what kind of steroids are in asthma inhalers and if they would help prevent it. I'll have to look into that. . .

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Yeah. . .make sure you watch the vid in reference to NC's governor. . .uh huh. . .because he has balls.

Florida bars and restaurants close just a week after reopening following new coronavirus outbreak

Three months after the Covid-19 pandemic forced bars and restaurants to close in Florida, some businesses have shut within one week of to NC's.reopening as coronavirus cases spike in the state.

At least six bars in northern and central Florida have now announced their closures amid new Covid-19 cases, which peaked on Sunday.

[ . . . ]

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/florida-bars-restaurants-close-coronavirus-spike-outbreak-a9568631.html


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Ahavati said:Yeah. . .make sure you watch the vid in reference to NC's governor. . .uh huh. . .because he has balls.

Florida bars and restaurants close just a week after reopening following new coronavirus outbreak

Three months after the Covid-19 pandemic forced bars and restaurants to close in Florida, some businesses have shut within one week of to NC's.reopening as coronavirus cases spike in the state.

At least six bars in northern and central Florida have now announced their closures amid new Covid-19 cases, which peaked on Sunday.

[ . . . ]

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/florida-bars-restaurants-close-coronavirus-spike-outbreak-a9568631.html



Meanwhile, Mike Pence is trying to convince everyone a second wave is nothing to be concerned with.

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JohnnyBlaze said:

Meanwhile, Mike Pence is trying to convince everyone a second wave is nothing to be concerned with.


Because RNC.  I do wish they'd hurry up with that vaccine.    But they don't even know what they're dealing with.

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Veil Our Faces

We languish in solitude,
the days crumbling into dust.
Our lives set to a pause,
a world fret in mistrust.
 
The weighted stares we avoid
as the masks veil our faces.
A tape marks where to stand,
Distance expanding our spaces.
 
A new normal we are often told,
the strategy to flatten the curve.
With jobs lost, unrest, and death,
Will there be anything to conserve?
 
Now with talk of a second wave,
the lock downs will hit us more.
A wave that grows as it moves
closer to our societal shores.
 
We've had enough of this wild ride,
the costs we can no longer bare.
My God deliver us from more pain
as we seek him in earnest prayer.
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[ Covid-19 ] Death By Lethal Circumstances Beyond My Control

     
Picture if you will a homeowner              
trying to raise a thousand pounds              
worth of encyclopedias over head              
              
Then add another stack of books              
and label the extra "Covid-19"              
             
—watch the person collapse              
under the weight of it all and be              
CRUSHED              
             
and then a coroner writing on the certificate              
Cause of Death :              
heart attack              
or pneumonia              
or "Covid"              
or "The Flu"              
or "Flu Like Ailment"              
or "Covid Like Ailment"              
though highly unlikely              
because, well              
it's new unlike "The Flu"              
which has been around for years              
and is actually many different "flus"              
             
( it's only been about six months              
and we still don't quite understand              
what we are dealing with here )            
             
while someone in another country              
on the other side of the ocean              
perpetuates the notion              
that our avid reader wouldn't have died              
if provided an affordable vaccine              
for what is no more deadlier than "The Flu"              
despite it being a lab engineered virus              
specifically designed to kill everyone              
especially if their immune systems              
were exposed to 5G signals              
but we aren't allowed to have any medicine              
because some evil genius billionaire was instead              
plotting to inject civilians with GPS tracking chips              
for the sake of real-time targeted advertising                
as government was conspiring with Big Media              
to induce global panic so everyone would buy              
           
toilet paper              
           
and tank the economy              
which was China's master plan all along              
as it allowed its citizens to travel freely              
for sake of infecting other countries              
             
but, hey              
vaccines cause autism              
so no harm, no foul              
and, well              
the economy              
and, well              
Trump is doing such a great job              
while Democrats have done absolutely nothing      
other than fuel panic and hysteria            
because, well              
the American flag is their symbol of oppression              
—just ask the Native Americans              
but not the Israelites              
who are as bad now              
as the Nazis were then              
             
What is really dying off in this world              
are my brain cells from being subjected              
to all the rampant speculation based on              
loosely tied together facts and observations              
             
purely for the sake of distraction              
             
You're a door to door salesman              
trying to sell the same fucking encyclopedias              
you've tried to sell me for sixty days straight              
             
People are dying              
             
my brain cells are dying              
             
and here you are again              
knock! knock! knocking on the door              
with YOUR agenda, which is nothing more              
than wasting my time              
             
Now, if you don't mind              
please get off my front porch              
before I give the coroner something              
to really occupy his day with              
             
 
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I Will Not Go Quietly to My Death

Moments are now
defined by a
magician waving a wand
of clandestine
magic; alakazam!
little white
rabbits are turned
to fear.

If your hands will not
touch me,
I will acquiesce. Your form
drawn in, shriveled
and drying- do
you grieve
our absence?

I am not a weepy,
bleeding heart, nor have
I cared so much to feel
yours beating
against my chest; but…

the monotony of day
after day after
day of deliberate
isolation changes
one’s soul.

A sudden, powerful
shift, pushing
me into realms
unfamiliar, uncomfortable,
unlikely-
but necessary.

My arms have stretched
around the warmth
of many embraces; not my
next of kin- but
those dwelling amidst
the terror washing
over humankind.

Having stood on the
precipice of
death, I have nothing
left to fear.
I choose to
walk into the
world unencumbered.

In a battle to
uncover my humanity
I will engage in
these risky embraces; for
inside of them I have
discovered that instead
of dying, I
have found my will
to live.
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White flag

 
How long will it take --  
there’s an ache  
where my chest is  
and tears smudging glasses  
A friendship tank  
that can’t be filled  
by anything but presence  
voice  
eyes  
meeting  
unfettered by screens  
 
*  
withering  
fading  
empty  
I am sliding into that pit  
it took years to claw out of  
simply cast me down  
to drown  
in the wine of my tears  
blissful  

If the plague were to come  
just calmly succumb  
all colour has drained  
relinquish  
*  
 
Yet I close my eyes to open another day  
Surrender to your will for me to stay.
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Judge orders Mnuchin to give Native American tribes full stimulus funding

A federal judge is once AGAIN ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to release the full amount of stimulus funding Congress set aside for Native American tribes which have waged a months-long battle to gain access to the funds set aside by Congress as indigenous peoples face some of the worst rates of COVID-19.

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https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/503175-judge-orders-mnuchin-to-give-tribes-full-stimulus-funding?fbclid=IwAR096G9OXCu57nH64IqQK-iXALeiRizfGiXiFQt6k-jO5c-NBYfww66Ii9g

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Ahavati said:Judge orders Mnuchin to give Native American tribes full stimulus funding

A federal judge is once AGAIN ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to release the full amount of stimulus funding Congress set aside for Native American tribes which have waged a months-long battle to gain access to the funds set aside by Congress as indigenous peoples face some of the worst rates of COVID-19.

[ . . . ]

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/503175-judge-orders-mnuchin-to-give-tribes-full-stimulus-funding?fbclid=IwAR096G9OXCu57nH64IqQK-iXALeiRizfGiXiFQt6k-jO5c-NBYfww66Ii9g


"The Trump Treasury Department has inexcusably dragged its feet in getting this urgent money, which Congress specifically provided for Tribal governments, out the door. The Trump Administration has come up with excuse after excuse for its baseless delay. But now that the Court has weighed in unequivocally, there can be no more excuses,” Udall said in a statement.

Fuckers.

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JohnnyBlaze said:

Fuckers.


I highly doubt we'll see a second stimulus.

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Ahavati said:

I highly doubt we'll see a second stimulus.


It's probably being diverted into a Trump Legal Defense Fund.

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JohnnyBlaze said:

It's probably being diverted into a Trump Legal Defense Fund.


Sarah needs to make a 'How to Legal' video!

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