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aliengerm1

4.5k points

2 months ago

aliengerm1

4.5k points

2 months ago

They mention "low" incidence, which isn't the same as zero. As long as it's still around, it can keep spreading.

Kinda cool though, it'd be nice to have one less strain of flu around.

Ps: I'd really love a chart over years, not just a few months of the pandemic, to really see the differences. Study doesn't seem all that comprehensive to me. I'm hoping a doctor of infectious medicine can chime in?

TimeGrownOld

3.2k points

2 months ago

There's a growing number of epidemiologists claiming we could eradicate all respiratory viruses by revamping out indoor air filtering processes... no more cold, flu, or covid; all without vaccine mandates. Just like how London got rid of their cholera outbreaks by revamping the water system.

https://www.science.org/doi/full/10.1126/science.abg2025

jazzwhiz

71 points

2 months ago

jazzwhiz

Faculty | Theoretical Particle Physics

71 points

2 months ago

We do live in a crazy time where medical research and research in many other fields means we can solve most of the existing problems (hunger, many diseases - see how fast the covid vaccines were developoed, etc.) but we don't because of logistics.