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Are Large, multi-Generational Families More Likely to Spread Coronavirus?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Scarlet Pimpernel, 6 Aug 2020.

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  1. Ihavenojob

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    2 or 3 times I have posted that, it keeps disappearing
     
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    So did my post answering your question but to be fair to the Mods, they removed his post earlier today when he tried to turn the 'Post the best photo you took today' thread into yet another Brexit argument thread.
     
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    is the case with whats happened in Aberdeen, yes, it would appear Mottie is correct.

    on the other hand though, multi-generational families as per bobby's post (i didn't read it all, i done the 1st paragraph and got bored) generally tend to be BAME community, whom amazingly are more likely to get covid,
     
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    I don't think that's the case, although I stand to be corrected.
    IIRC, we are all as equally likely to get covid, but BAME persons are more likely to become seriously ill with it.
     
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    Bit of both, stats show that BAME people are also more likely to get it. No one knows why for sure but leading theory is that they (on average) are doing proportionally more of the jobs that have to be done face to face rather than just logging in from your laptop at home.
     
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    They moan that they are more susceptible to the virus and want concessions, but they're bloody spreading it with their antics!
     
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    That would be the tin foil hatters like ryler and jonny2007 and their refusal to wear face masks - correct?

    Except they would in a dusty work place but not when they are told to by the government. Weirdos.
     
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    Yeah, their own fault for working as Doctors, nurses, railway staff, cleaners, delivery drivers etc. etc. etc.

    They got what was coming to them.
     
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    Curious how it's only disproportionately affecting BAMEs in the UK, not other countries nor the various originating countries.
     
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    And every shop worker by the looks of things. o_O
     
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    Except it is, the US has the same issues for one. France seems to have the same.

    That you haven't looked for any evidence doesn't mean it isn't there.
     
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    Any chance of the abridged version of the above post.

    Anyway, Motties theory could be right.

    https://www-local10-com.cdn.ampproj...-to-spike-in-coronavirus-cases-officials-say/
     
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    Shop workers are refusing to wer masks?
     
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    Thanks for that link, Vinty.
    Like sodthisforfun, you must have searched far and wide for any supporting evidence, to substantiate your opinion, and yet found none.
    A US Mayor is just as susceptible to preconceived conjecture as an Australian professor, or perhaps even more so.
    And those are the only opinions, of any worth, that have been found to substantiate the hypothesis of multi-generational families facilitating the spread of coronavirus, neither of them providing any evidence, logic or rationale for their opinions.
    Indeed, other factors can be teased out of their opinions that suggest other factors are responsible, such as irresponsibility, to explain the spread of coronavirus. Additionally, comments within the article suggest that there are other factors that indicate multi-generational families are not responsible for facilitating the spread, such as one person nominated to obtain essential supplies (meaning other family members do not go out), isolation and good hygiene within the house, good hygiene that will continue within the community.

    I would respectfully suggest that if you want to posit contrary opinions, you ought to have the wisdom to read the whole of a brief hypothesis.
    If it had been a serious piece of academic research, I certainly would have included an abridged conclusion, etc, but that would have made the post phenomenally longer, including terms of reference, methodology, results, etc.
     
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    Rule by decree says they don't have to...

    However illogical that is given the apparent threat of the virus!
     
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