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  1. MushroomX

    Cracker Barrel CEO: "A portion of the chain's loyal senior clientele never returned after the end of the pandemic..."

    :mjlol: Cracker Barrel CEO asking the question of, "Why hasn't our loyal, old folks come back to our place? Where did they go."...
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    Covid death toll in US likely 16% higher than official tally, study says

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/feb/21/us-covid-death-rate-testing-reporting Covid death toll in US likely 16% higher than official tally, study says Researchers think undercounting goes beyond overloaded health systems to a lack of awareness of Covid and low levels of testing Melody...
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    Michigan mom sues for disability in latest U.S. legal battle over long COVID

    https://www.bridgemi.com/michigan-health-watch/michigan-mom-sues-disability-latest-us-legal-battle-over-long-covid Michigan mom sues for disability in latest U.S. legal battle over long COVID With long COVID, Kelsey Warshefski said the simplest chores — putting away groceries or picking her...
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    Long Covid Is Keeping Significant Numbers of People Out of Work, Study Finds

    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/24/health/long-covid-work.html[/U] An analysis of workers’ compensation claims in New York found that 71 percent of claimants with long Covid needed continuing medical treatment or were unable to work for six months or more. A long Covid patient entering a...
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    Covid will be a leading cause of death in the U.S. indefinitely, whether or not the pandemic is 'over'

    https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/covid-will-leading-cause-death-indefinitely-us-rcna48374 Disease experts predict that Covid will remain among the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. for the foreseeable future. Shannon Pettypiece Shannon Pettypiece is the senior White House reporter...
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    For 500 days, a Connecticut patient has had COVID - and three unknown variants

    https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/For-500-days-a-Connecticut-patient-has-had-COVID-17308355.php Jordan Fenster July 17, 2022Updated: July 19, 2022 2:34 p.m. New Haven, Connecticut - Tuesday, October 27, 2020: Yale New Haven Hospital. Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut Media For more than...
  7. Rhapture

    First reported case of a person getting COVID from a cat

    Cats can catch and transmit SARS-CoV-2.Credit: Vachira Vachira/NurPhoto/Getty First there were sneezing hamsters, now sneezing cats. A team in Thailand reports the first solid evidence of a pet cat infecting a person with SARS-CoV-2 — adding felines to the list of animals that can transmit the...
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    The Children Left Behind by Long Covid

    The Children Left Behind by Long Covid Hunter Reinard and Lincoln Brockmeyer Photographer: Daniel Lozada for Bloomberg Businessweek As the world pretends the pandemic is over, at least a half-million children in the U.S. are struggling with the mysterious disease. By Anna Edney May 4, 2022...
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    Families Are Going Rogue With Rapid Tests

    Families Are Going Rogue With Rapid Tests Scientifically speaking, it’s gross. By Rachel Gutman The Atlantic JANUARY 20, 2022, 2:49 PM ET “It started as a joke, actually,” Elena Korngold told me. But late last month, the 40-something radiologist from Portland, Oregon, and her family decided...
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    Some states in the U.S. are taking desperate measures to avoid closing schools.

    Some states in the U.S. are taking desperate measures to avoid closing schools. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico announced on Tuesday that National Guard troops and state workers would become temporary substitute teachers.Credit...Morgan Lee/Associated Press By Jesus Jiménez Jan. 20...
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    Some COVID Patients Need Amputations to Survive

    Some COVID Patients Need Amputations to Survive Impaired blood flow leads to loss of limbs January 12, 2022 Carolyn Barber has been an emergency department physician for 25 years. She is co-founder of the homeless work program Wheels of Change and author of many articles and the book Runaway...
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    People Are Hiding That Their Unvaccinated Loved Ones Died of COVID

    People Are Hiding That Their Unvaccinated Loved Ones Died of COVID With the arrival of vaccines, compassion for COVID deaths began to dry up, sometimes replaced by scorn. By Andrea Stanley The Atlantic JANUARY 18, 2022, 7:30 AM ET After Andreea’s mom died of COVID-19 in April, the harassment...
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    Trump Backs Boosters. Clearly, Someone Did the Math for Him.

    Trump Backs Boosters. Clearly, Someone Did the Math for Him. Trump is losing hundreds of voters a day to Covid — far more than the margins in the swing states. Donald G. McNeil Jr. 3 days ago·3 min read Math is not Donald Trump’s strong point. Example: In 1988, he paid $408 million for the...
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    Patients Drive Hours to ERs as Omicron Variant Overwhelms Rural Hospitals

    Patients Drive Hours to ERs as Omicron Variant Overwhelms Rural Hospitals Hospitals call staff with Covid-19 back to work to handle surge of patients in parts of country strapped for workers The Omicron-fueled surge in Covid-19 cases has hit hospitals in rural areas especially hard. PHOTO...
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    Texas school district asks parents to become substitute teachers amid COVID surge

    Texas school district asks parents to become substitute teachers amid COVID surge By FOX 7 Austin Digital Team Published January 11, 2022 7:51PM Central Texas Schools and COVID-19 FOX 7 Austin KYLE, Texas - The Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) in Kyle is asking...
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    ‘Code red’: Melbourne businesses say Omicron wave more damaging than lockdown

    ‘Code red’: Melbourne businesses say Omicron wave more damaging than lockdown Hash Tayeh, owner of Victorian food chain Burgertory, says 260 of his 400 staff have had Covid. Photograph: Christopher Hopkins/The Guardian Staff shortages and drop in consumer confidence leave Australian...
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    Leader of Anti-Vax Group Tells Supporters Drinking Urine Is COVID ‘Antidote,’ Citing ‘Tons and Tons

    Leader of Anti-Vax Group Tells Supporters Drinking Urine Is COVID ‘Antidote,’ Citing ‘Tons and Tons of Research’ Leader of Anti-Vax Group Tells Supporters Drinking Urine Is COVID ‘Antidote,’ Citing ‘Tons and Tons of Research’ The leader of an anti-vax group called Vaccine Police is urging his...
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    Outbreak reported at Rhode Island hospital after Covid-positive, asymptomatic staff asked to work

    Outbreak reported at Rhode Island hospital after Covid-positive, asymptomatic staff asked to work Eleanor Slater Hospital had two staff members come into work on Saturday and three Monday. A spokesperson said the outbreak is not connected to the workers. Eleanor Slater Hospital in Cranston...
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    Caught Covid. Bored as hell. Ask me anything.

  20. FAH1223

    Another COVID Stimulus Package?

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