Covid 19 Delta is as spreadable as chickenpox. And there are worse supervariants coming.
The world will never go back to "normal". In work, play, education, travel.
But "normal" was killing us and the planet.
Work was soul-deadening and abusive paper-shuffling and coffee pouring. Play was a self-destructive self-medication & escape from corporate tyranny. Education was non-existent where it mattered. Travel was too much and burning the planet.
Accept it and change.
"CDC document warns Delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox and cause more severe infection"
"The amount of virus in a person infected with Delta is a thousandfold more than what is seen in people infected with the original version of the virus, according to one recent study."
Not immunizing the globe at once caused variants. Vaccine waivers would've allowed rollout of vaccines across the world but - US / Western capitalist plutocrats blocked to protect IP / profits of pharma corporations.
The Covid pandemic will never be over, because too many Americans / Westerners are infantile & ascientific. Thousands more will die, hospitals will be overrun, the economy will lockdown/explode again. You will wear masks the rest of your life. Get your damn shot. Grow up.
Both articles don't refer to evidence. There is a leaked slideshow with some claims. Referring to data sonewhere out in the blue.
That's simple rubbish.
@silverspookgames i don't want to be a petri dish for a new vaccine! instead, i will be a petri dish for a new virus!
@silverspookgames This will probably convince more men than the threat of death honestly.
Reminds me of when Japanese government was seriously dragging its feet to approve any sort of birth control, but rushed through the approval of Viagra extremely quickly. God forbid men's dicks don't work good, but women?
@silverspookgames US (and Canadian) history in a nutshell:
* We'll give you land if you come here. Unless you're already here because you're a native person, then we take your land to give to whites.
* We'll give you freedom from persecution and exploitation back home. Unless you're a slave, then we force you here to exploit you even more.
* We'll give you the right to vote. Unless you're not white, male, or a land owner.
* We'll give you a financial safety net. If you're already rich.
@silverspookgames I made fun of Governor Newsom for announcing freedom from masks.
Because I knew the fires were coming...
I think what's demonstrated by various Asian communities, might be a reasonable future for mask wearing. During surges everyone needs to wear it, outside of surges people feeling under the weather or in crowded spaces probably want to wear one.
And get vaccinated, carry a copy of your vaccination record, and don't whine about having to show it.
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