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uofmiami last won the day on September 22 2019

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  1. I wonder if the gov't can take conservatorship or take control of the company? I'm curious to see what happens next, as well.
  2. 3M pushes back after Trump orders company to stop exporting N95 masks WASHINGTON — Manufacturing giant 3M pushed backed against President Trump in a statement on Friday that suggested it would not comply with a White House order to stop exporting masks to Canada and Latin America. The Trump administration on Thursday invoked the Defense Production Act, compelling 3M to prioritize orders for desperately needed N95 respiratory masks for the US government’s national stockpile. https://nypost.com/2020/04/03/3m-pushes-back-after-trump-orders-it-to-stop-exporting-n95-masks/
  3. It's crazy that this has been in this country since then, it just took months before it got into a dense population where it would crush the healthcare system. I assume there weren't enough cases to set off alarm bells with all the negative flu tests, yet the severe systems. Glad you pulled through and are around to tell us your story. You wonder how many other unfortunate individuals in this country had the same experience & were left scratching their heads until coronavirus and Wuhan made the news.
  4. I recall their corporate headquarters being located in Minnesota. If that’s still the case they are an American company.
  5. Some hospital morgues are better than others. My wife, whose taken enough deceased patients to morgue unfortunately, told me at St Francis they had a system that revolves around like a big ferris wheel, where a door opens and one body gets put in and door closed. It rotates and the next one gets put in, no idea what capacity is. At LIJ, she said you just wheel them into a big freezer on stretcher and it gets tight in there on a normal day sometimes. So I’m sure all these hospital systems are overwhelmed and freezer trucks are needed, a sad thought and reality. Can’t imagine the bodies not being able to be bought to freezer that it’s that bad. That’s tough to hear and even worse to see.
  6. I remember reading that depending on the first letter of your last name, you were to apply for them. They could be overwhelmed. When you click apply it doesn't load. https://labor.ny.gov/ui/claimantinfo/ContactInfo.shtm
  7. The guy that lost, Andrew Gillum, ended up being a Netflix kind of person. Seems that state is just screwed no matter which side of the political aisle runs that state.
  8. Holy hell, Judge Dear was a PITA but sure as heck wouldn't wish that upon him. Sorry to hear the news on him and others on the bench. In SW Nassau, Woodmere, is hit hard & some of the orthodox congregations held services on 3/14 & 3/15, instead of cancelling them.
  9. This isn't good: Health experts say they now believe nearly one in three patients who are infected are nevertheless getting a negative test result. They caution that only limited data is available, and their estimates are based on their own experience in the absence of hard science. https://www.wsj.com/articles/questions-about-accuracy-of-coronavirus-tests-sow-worry-11585836001?mod=breakingnews
  10. Anyone see this? Ohio nonprofit made a decontamination machine for N95 masks out of shipping containers using vaporized hydrogen peroxide. https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/decontamination-1.43591510 Two machines being installed at Stony Brook University will use vaporized hydrogen peroxide to decontaminate up to 80,000 N95 respirator masks a day, allowing as many as 20 reuses of a mask for each health care worker treating COVID-19 patients. The machines, from the Battelle Memorial Institute, a Columbus, Ohio-based science and technology nonprofit, are housed in shipping containers that were converted into airtight chambers, said Kevin Good, a research leader at Battelle who is supervising the setup at Stony Brook. The goal is to begin decontaminating masks in the next few days, he said. The machine, called a Critical Care Decontamination System, is believed to be the largest N95 mask decontamination device ever built, Battelle spokeswoman Katy Delaney said. Stony Brook has two of the eight machines that are expected to be in operation in the next few days, with the rest at the nonprofit’s Columbus headquarters and in Seattle, she said. Other locations may be added later, she said.
  11. Considering the WHO hasn't been the best with getting the word out on Coronavirus, see their Jan 14th tweet. I'm not sure the hackers would get much info except perhaps China lying to the WHO.
  12. Congrats and enjoy every moment. Hope your daughter & wife are home safe with you soon.
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