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    My bad, I stand corrected.

    My bad, I stand corrected.
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    That study literally concludes: So nope, I...

    That study literally concludes:


    So nope, I don't agree that the vaccine helps reduce transmission substantially. Imo the vaccine should be judged on its scientifically proven merits, and not by...
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    And thus similar to other endemic viruses like...

    And thus similar to other endemic viruses like the flu.

    Once we're dealing with a variant that doesn't overload our healthcare system, vaccination could be reduced to a strong suggestion for only...
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    So what's your point? A mutating virus for which...

    So what's your point? A mutating virus for which there is no innate immunity is a moving target?
    How is that supposed to be a surprise?

    This virus is endemic. Meaning, it will NEVER go away. The...
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    I'm far from convinced that science is settled on...

    I'm far from convinced that science is settled on the vaccine reducing spread.
    However, the science is pretty much settled on vaccines reducing severe complications in case of infection. With...
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    Good luck! I'm guessing we'll be in a similar...

    Good luck!

    I'm guessing we'll be in a similar predicament in about 1-2 weeks.
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    Had a conversation today with someone who works...

    Had a conversation today with someone who works in a hospital, who told me that the statistics for 'vaccinated in ICU with Covid19' are heavily skewed; apparently a sizeable fraction of the ICU...
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    A much bigger problem than electricity prices...

    A much bigger problem than electricity prices will be the powerline infrastructure, that is already at or near capacity. All this future growth requires investments, planning and work taking at least...
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    Another contributing factor is that Delta is a...

    Another contributing factor is that Delta is a LOT more contagious and virulent than the original strain. I agree that they've been too optimistic about the level of breakthrough infections and...
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    What about 0-64 taking up hospital beds...

    What about 0-64 taking up hospital beds (vaccinated vs unvaccinated)? And what happens if you reach saturation of your healthcare system due to a large influx of people? I guess Romanian figures...
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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

    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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