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How Medical ‘Chickenpox Parties’ Could Turn The Tide Of The Wuhan Virus

Is this a good idea

  • Yes

    Votes: 3 11.5%
  • No

    Votes: 11 42.3%
  • Fuck no

    Votes: 12 46.2%

  • Total voters
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cryptoadam

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So what say GAF. Is this a good idea, in a controlled environment to let younger healthy people voluntary infect themselves to build up herd immunity?
 

cryptoadam

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I’m not a big believer in the herd immunity route

again, I understand the logic, but just personally I’ll take my chances playing MLB The Show and ARPGs in my basement for the next 9 months.
Sorry been confirmed PS4 players are at higher risk for Corona Chan than XBOX players.

I grieve for your loss already.
 

godhandiscen

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The mass immunity argument is flawed when we don't even have the first vaccine.
Infecting millions of people with the virus will give it the best opportunity to mutate. A mutation could turn the tides in favor of the virus, since everything we know about it atm is potentially reset, and we might need one more vaccine.
Right now, the containment is working guys. Soon a few states and cities where there is a negligible infection rate will be out of lockdown.
 
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Gashtronomy

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I think this is a good idea in principal, if the govt asked for volunteers.

For example, I live alone, nowhere near old people and my parents live a ways away, so they're In no danger of catching it from me. I would be willing to catch corona and act as a 'super-citizen' to keep emergency services etc running.

We should have a group of people that are immune to it, so we can fall back on these people if shit really hits the fan.
 
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G-Bus

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Sounds like a good idea until someone starts talking about mutations and then I'm not sure anymore.

I'd like this to be over before summer so everyone just chill the fuck out for the next month.
 

poppabk

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I’m not a big believer in the herd immunity route

again, I understand the logic, but just personally I’ll take my chances playing MLB The Show and ARPGs in my basement for the next 9 months.
There is no logic. Herd immunity means that most people have antibodies to the disease so that the few who are most at risk are unlikely to contact someone with the infection. It doesn't mean making most people contagious so that those at risk are almost guaranteed to come into contact with the infection.
And parents having chicken pox parties or whatever are just being lazy and want to get it over with on their schedule, it's nothing to do with herd immunity.
 

Elektro Demon

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I’m not a big believer in the herd immunity route

again, I understand the logic, but just personally I’ll take my chances playing MLB The Show and ARPGs in my basement for the next 9 months.
Living like an indoor cuck isn't the way to live. That's not life man.
Personally, I'd rather die then live in isolation more then 30 days or live in that technocratic version of society. There was this one video of chinese people in Wuhan, there's cops everywhere taking your temperature and shit like that. If the bat eaters wanna live like that, they should, the rest of the civilized world I'm guessing would never agree to this Commie shit.
 

RiccochetJ

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I would be in favor of it IF we were able to be able to effectively treat severe cases. We are not able to do that right now. There are now cases of teenagers and healthy young to mid age adults dying.

You're playing Russian Roulette right now if you do this. Don't know about you, but that's fucking stupid.

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Everybody assumes it won't be them or their family, but someone else.
 
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Batiman

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I had a cough and a bit of a fever s little more than a month ago. I just tell myself I’m immune to it now just to feel better.