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    Vaccinated people have a reduced risk of getting...

    Vaccinated people have a reduced risk of getting infected that diminishes relatively quickly, and there are studies showing that viral shedding is about equal between unvaccinated and vaccinated...
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    From my perspective, the banning of the...

    From my perspective, the banning of the AstraZeneca covid jab was a pure political decision that has damaged the trust in public health measures in the EU. I have not seen any statistics that would...
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    I don't agree that the unvaccinated pose a higher...

    I don't agree that the unvaccinated pose a higher risk for others; in fact, with the current level of breakthrough infections and in case of a selective door policies to only allow in tested or...
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    The Tesla big battery operator Neoen has been...

    The Tesla big battery operator Neoen has been sued in Australia for failing to provide grid backup as promised. Would be interesting to see what the root cause for non-compliance was.

    Toyota is...
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    You're comparing numbers for the original or beta...

    You're comparing numbers for the original or beta variant with the current delta wave. The conclusion could also be that delta is that much more virulent and results in relatively more severe...
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    My growth strategy is mostly focused on space...

    My growth strategy is mostly focused on space (RKLB and RDW), as well as Vanadium redox flow batteries (miners, eg LGO). Dividends with big oil (TTE).

    Once interest rates on corporate bonds start...
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    To each their own, but I think the depreciation...

    To each their own, but I think the depreciation resulting from the simple act of driving a new car out of the showroom is greater than the risk of losing money on a second hand car that you can...
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    If you buy a reliable brand with sub-100K...

    If you buy a reliable brand with sub-100K kilometrage I don't see much risk. Honda are supposed to be among the most reliable car manufacturers hence my choice (as well as the Civic having a large...
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    Yes I can see your problem. I'd look at buying a...

    Yes I can see your problem. I'd look at buying a second hand petrol Euro 5 or 6 from Germany and import it yourself, and plan to use it until at least 2030 and expect little residual value at that...
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    I have a Civic hatchback 2012 model with 1.3l...

    I have a Civic hatchback 2012 model with 1.3l petrol, and it's conform EURO5 norm. It gets 'Crit'air 1' rating over here, which means it's good until at the very least 2026 (when all diesels will be...
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    And the same for the war on drugs. Fortunately,...

    And the same for the war on drugs. Fortunately, there seems to be a start of solid change for the better on that front.
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    Do you believe any other president or pres....

    Do you believe any other president or pres. candiidate with half a chance of winning the election would have been able to get the Afghan withdrawal decision through? I personally believe the US would...
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    Rip

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    Meanwhile if we look at Hungary, Romania and...

    Meanwhile if we look at Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria: the first one has covid vaccination rates comparable to western Europe, while Romania and Bulgaria lag far behind. The number of cases are high...
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    The loss of protection after 6-8 months against...

    The loss of protection after 6-8 months against hospitalization is not yet settled science, especially for the under-60 population. Imo there is insufficient data at this point.
    But, consider that...
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    That's not the conclusion I draw from Table 2....

    That's not the conclusion I draw from Table 2. Perhaps the number of breakthrough infections rise after 4-6 months, but there's no evidence in those numbers that the vaccine doesn't continue...
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    Well it's impossible to make Covid disappear,...

    Well it's impossible to make Covid disappear, considering its mutation rate.
    The pfizer and astra zeneca vaccines perform pretty decently today considering they were developed for the original...
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    Requiring vaccination or proof of recovery is,...

    Requiring vaccination or proof of recovery is, for the young segment of the population, primarily not about reducing deaths at individual level, but at societal level as the occurence of breakthrough...
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    Of course Sweden has lower numbers of cases,...

    Of course Sweden has lower numbers of cases, they're completely different in terms of population density and culture of social distancing. I don't really get your point, vaccination and immunity from...
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    Hmmm I read hospital admission for unvaccinated...

    Hmmm I read hospital admission for unvaccinated people with Delta is twice as likely as with alpha, based on Scottish data.
    Wouldn't a more obvious reason for the effects of delta being more muted...
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    IAG shares went further down the drain, should...

    IAG shares went further down the drain, should have sold them when they had a pre-gamma variant peak (what sense is there in predicting what's going to happen when I don't follow up my own advice). ...
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    I'm not too worried about this winter, unless...

    I'm not too worried about this winter, unless another variant emerges on short order that escapes the antibodies generated by the most common vaccines (Pfizer, Astra-Zeneca).
    Israel's recent...
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    The daily number of people getting vaccinated is...

    The daily number of people getting vaccinated is dropping a lot again in France. Seems like French Trump supporters are not swayed by the 'passe sanitaire'
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    I'm not entirely sure on how long test results...

    I'm not entirely sure on how long test results are valid for. Seems like you now also need a negative test result to enter France, less than 24h old. Easy to enforce when going by plane; not sure if...
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    I think you would. Note that I've done a 'Teste...

    I think you would. Note that I've done a 'Teste Antigénique' in a random pharmacy near me (check Doctolib.fr to find the nearest pharmacy that can do it), and you will get your results and a...
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