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How many people do you know who have tested positive.

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- 38 (48.7%)
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- 9 (11.5%)
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- 7 (9%)
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- 6 (7.7%)
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- 8 (10.3%)
I know of someone through a trusted source I personally know
- 8 (10.3%)
I have first hand knowledge of someone one through my job
- 2 (2.6%)

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Author Topic: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus  (Read 32079 times)

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Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« on: March 15, 2020, 09:13:04 AM »

30 day poll.
You can change your count as situation changes.
Only count those you have met personally unless otherwise indicated.
We're a pretty small sample spread out throughout the country but it may be interesting.
We can discuss local cases to us but counts are only for personally known friends, family or acquantences.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2020, 09:19:52 AM »

Zero as of today

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2020, 09:20:33 AM »

No one as yet.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2020, 09:23:51 AM »

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2020, 09:30:04 AM »

Zero for me. At the level outlined in the OP, I would guess this will apply to at least 70% of the population.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2020, 09:56:07 AM »

Zero here.

My buddy claims there is a couple being treated in our local hospital.

Haven't seen any news reports about locally infected folks.

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2020, 10:04:40 AM »

So far zero.

But I didn't attend either of the 2 local gun shows being held this weekend. I decided months ago to avoid these shows not because of Chinese Wuhan virus (which was barely on my domestic radar then) but rather because March is still the tail end of regular flu season and I didn't want to rub elbows with someone sneezing and coughing up flu germs.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2020, 10:36:00 AM »

My wife is a hypochondriac.

You may able to guess how this is affecting me.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2020, 10:36:15 AM »

Zero. Affected me, I have a crud, not visiting my dad just in case. Avoiding him when sick has been standard MO for a few years, sniffles for me is hospitalized pneumonia for him.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2020, 11:34:17 AM »

I personally know of four right now, all healthcare workers of my acquaintance.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2020, 11:47:53 AM »

They are now reporting one in my county.

Woman in her 60's, a resident of a nursing home.

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2020, 12:08:43 PM »

One in my daughter’s school district and one parent. None closer than that confirmed.

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2020, 12:20:59 PM »

Woo hoo, I get to vote. At least if my wife counts.

There is one person in Ohio who has tested positive in my wife's home county, who used to go to their church when she was young.

So there.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2020, 12:43:27 PM »

Zero and hoping to keep it that way.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2020, 12:58:38 PM »

Zero here
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #15 on: March 15, 2020, 02:28:01 PM »

Results aren't back yet but my sister developed symptoms this weekend. She works in the hospital.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2020, 02:31:54 PM »

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2020, 02:47:54 PM »

Looked today, under a hundred cases in Illinois.  Just saw first case announced in the county next to us.  Closest I'm aware of.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #18 on: March 15, 2020, 05:40:33 PM »

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2020, 06:52:14 PM »

I have a friend in Italy (close friend of my sis).

Her and her husband have stayed home for a week. They had contact with a friend who ended up being infected.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2020, 12:09:26 AM »

Western NC is still holding at zero.

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #21 on: March 16, 2020, 04:42:13 AM »

Feeling "off" today, and can hear gravel in my voice.  Normally not enough to stay home, but these days, yes I will.

I've got a crapton of vacation/sick time hours, that the bookkeeper keeps bugging me to use.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #22 on: March 16, 2020, 06:58:58 AM »

First two cases at the hospital where Mrs. Mush works were confirmed this morning.

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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #23 on: March 16, 2020, 08:30:11 AM »

One of my coworkers has "respiratory symptoms," so the boss asked him to take off for 2 weeks, or until he can be tested.

They also canceled my upcoming trip to Phoenix. You've been spared, Arizona.
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Re: Personal impact of the Wuhan Virus
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2020, 09:23:37 AM »

And you've been spared Arizona.
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