Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by hunter8 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:58 pm

Statistics show that flues most often happen in winter months. In hot sunny summer weather flues are uncommon and don’t spread much. Cambodia is the right place for hot sunny weather.

https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news ... flu-virus-

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/ ... -the-flu#1

https://www.bustle.com/p/sunlight-can-h ... s-12637741
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by Phnom Poon » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:03 pm

true, if spread by droplets, hot weather is not ideal for the virus to spread

nothing to do with cure though

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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by Jack.R. » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:47 pm

Still nobody with good contacts?
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:56 pm

Jack.R. wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:47 pm
Still nobody with good contacts?
What are you looking for? If you can source any medical items (gloves, masks, handwash etc etc) then PM me, need bulk
A Canadian Goose.
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Post by Jack.R. » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:38 pm

JUDGEDREDD wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:56 pm
Jack.R. wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:47 pm
Still nobody with good contacts?
What are you looking for? If you can source any medical items (gloves, masks, handwash etc etc) then PM me, need bulk
Only gloves, hospital grade cleaning products and good hand wash. Masks are just hard to get, especially N95s, it's currently easier to get a gas mask than a N95 mask.
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:41 pm

Sounds Fab.
Winter - get flu
Summer - go surfing
Tropics - go surfing every day
NOT science tho - more like LSD dreams..

In the United States, the flu thrives in the winter, when the air is cold and crisp, and then ebbs in the spring, when the disease is stymied by hotter temperatures. However, in tropical countries, where it is usually warm, humid and rainy, people get sick with the flu all year round.

Flu peaks in temperate zones when the humidity is low. In the tropics, it surges when it's humid and rainy. As winter wanes into spring, flu season wanes, too. But while people get the flu when it's cold in the United States, in Senegal they're getting sick when it's hot.

Bacteria thrive in warm environments, so hospitals combat this with cold temperatures, which help slow bacterial and viral growth. ... Operating rooms are some of the coldest areas in a hospital, usually around 65-69° with a humidity of 70%, to keep the risk of infection at a minimum.

For example, the NIS study reported that equatorial regions can experience not only year-round transmission (such as in Colombia) but also distinct one-time annual epidemics (such as in Fortaleza, Brazil) or spikes twice a year (such as in Singapore).
"In other tropical areas, influenza epidemics correlate with the rainy season, when [ambient humidity] is highest, such as Dakar, Senegal, or Belem, Brazil," it stated.
In major South-East Asian cities, flu transmission was similar to other colder areas, said Professor Cheng.
"They do tend to have an all-year-round transmission which is more a tropical pattern of influenza," he said.
etc etc

LSD anybody?
or Science?
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by hunter8 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:02 am

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:41 pm
"They do tend to have an all-year-round transmission which is more a tropical pattern of influenza," he said.
What matters is numbers.
Tropical countries: 1 infection a day, every day all year round, per 100 people.

Northern countries: 1 infection a day in summer, 10 infections a day in winter per 100 people.
That’s all there is to know about where the preferred location in winter months should be to minimize influenza risk.
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:18 am

hunter8 wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:02 am
SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:41 pm
"They do tend to have an all-year-round transmission which is more a tropical pattern of influenza," he said.
What matters is numbers.
Tropical countries: 1 infection a day, every day all year round, per 100 people.

Northern countries: 1 infection a day in summer, 10 infections a day in winter per 100 people.
That’s all there is to know about where the preferred location in winter months should be to minimize influenza risk.
Not yet Hunter
Where did you get those figures?
and which particular flu do they refer to?

And anyway, my claim was that "Cambodia will never be the best place to be when a deadly pandemic breaks"
Does anyone disagree with that?
In my opinion it would be one of the worst countries in the world - (reasons outlined previously.)
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:33 am

hunter8 wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:02 am
SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:41 pm
"They do tend to have an all-year-round transmission which is more a tropical pattern of influenza," he said.
......
That’s all there is to know about where the preferred location in winter months should be to minimize influenza risk.
Try reading this high level epidemiological publication as well
Its not everything you need to know - but still...

Influenza Burden and Transmission in the Tropics
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4411750/

Although more than 2.8 billion people live in tropical regions, data on influenza-specific morbidity and mortality have been very limited [8]. Several global influenza burden projects were initiated in response to the 2009 pandemic, and it was estimated that many tropical countries, such as Mexico, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Guatemala, were among the countries that had the world’s highest respiratory mortality rate during the pandemic [2–4]. Influenza burden in terms of hospitalization and mortality has been reported in some tropical regions, and these estimates are very useful indicators of the risk of severe influenza infection. Even though these studies did not cover all regions in the tropics, the wide distribution of countries contributing data supports the inference that influenza is a major cause of morbidity and mortality.
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Re: Coronavirus: Who has contacts in hospitals, MOH or other entities?

Post by hunter8 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:37 am

Ok. We talk about Cambodia not other tropical countries. Next 3 months in Cambodia are hot and dry. Infection transmissions will be minimal compared to northern countries in the next 3 months. For the next 3 months Cambodia is the best place to be to avoid getting infected.
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