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mickthemaverick wrote:
14 Apr 2020, 15:37
In terms of the developed immunity, I did see that the experiment of taking plasma from patients who had recovered and giving it to patients who were suffering seemed to show some promising results in the Chinese trial. Which means that it may be possible to help active illness as well as prevent future infection. :|
A clinical trial has started here in Spain, involving 72 patients in the early stages of Covid-19, who will receive blood plasma from individuals who have recovered. The trial is across hospitals in several regions, and expected to last 4-5 months.
Understand the trial is also being carried out in U.S., Europe and elsewhere.

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Read that too last week. Looks like serious info-management going on around research into the source of the outbreak.

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The relationship with China will be a massive problem for the West I think, because we will soon have to choose sides. Specifically this is going to get very big in the USA, it has started already with the \USA pulling WHO support.

For information: but the funding of WHO shows some depressing comparisons with NATO funding for example....USA/Uk again leading.

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Seems a rather right wing web site with carefully chosen words.

I followed the link to read what they had to say about "The NHS Religion" (the title is a touch leading don't you think?) and it confirmed my impression. Phrases such as "is it natural for a political leader to worship an institution of the state" and "a politician who worships the state is conservative in name only" shows where they set out their stall.

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You talking about who presents the info on the previous link or are you discussing the information in that graph ?.....adhom style attack on a source is not a disassembly by reasoned argument of the information.

Now, back to the information.......

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Following this link.

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Then my second question applies.

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Wikipedia describes who is behind National Review, and where they get their funding from.

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Stickyfinger wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 11:00
Then my second question applies.
Second question?
white exec wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 11:25
Wikipedia describes who is behind National Review, and where they get their funding from.
I'd be interested in looking at that, thanks.

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Does Wikipedia fit the 'correct at everything' peer reviewed class? I thought it was posted by any old fart who has something to project true or not. :-D

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Paul-R wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 11:33
I'd be interested in looking at that, thanks.
Very interesting. Thanks for pointing me to that.

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Gibbo2286 wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 11:38
Does Wikipedia fit the 'correct at everything' peer reviewed class? I thought it was posted by any old fart who has something to project true or not. :-D
Not sure what you're getting at here Gibbo but a few years ago an analysis (I can't point you to it I'm afraid) of Wikipedia against the Encyclopedia Britannica found that there was no significant difference in levels of accuracy.

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Was that analysis done by Wikipedia? :-D

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I don't think so but can't be sure.