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Re: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?

Postby flying doctor » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:07 pm

Prof. Wodarg may have a point but it's not the relevant level of analysis at the moment; here in the Netherlands the rate of people in the ICU is climbing exponentially. 96 the day before yesterday. 171 today. The same as Italy a few weeks ago.
A lot of middle-aged people who got infected during carnaval at the end of February have also ended up with respiratory failure. Statistically the chances aren't that high but with such large numbers of infected people it adds up.

On topic: in the Netherlands we are not in lock down, beaches are open and a lot of people come there to walk. And to surf. I was out today as well. Being careful as always but especially now.
I'm a medical doctor myself and although not working with infectious diseases directly the repercussions are everywhere, also in my work.
A lot of doctors surf and we are happy that we can spend some time on the water to unwind.
Keep safe everyone!
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Re: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?

Postby revhed » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:52 pm

FRANCE update
Med sea closed to water sports.
Until March 31.
Not sure Atlantic?
Reading between lines, maybe Ponds, etangs, are not mentioned but travel is being controlled.

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Re: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?

Postby omg » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:33 pm

Has there been any/much talk about the effects of the virus getting in to lungs? My brother’s friend is a doctor and she said that the virus scar tissues the lungs which typically ends up destroying 30% of lung capacity permanently, and if you catch pneumonia afterwards, it’s by bye 😕 This is more alarming than the death rate itself 😔

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Re: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?

Postby Toby » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:16 pm

Let’s keep Corona into one topic only.

Therefore I will close this topic...anything else regarding Corona read and lost it here:



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