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Jun 30, 20, 3:45 pm
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Posted By IMOA

While I do agree mask wearing and other habits...

While I do agree mask wearing and other habits have helped in Japan the idea that they didn’t lock down isn’t true, they did have a lock down in major cities and certainly our office in Tokyo has...
Jun 30, 20, 3:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By IMOA

Just to be clear, the flights aren’t being...

Just to be clear, the flights aren’t being cancelled, they’re being diverted, so likely to fly into SYD, BNE, ADL instead. It’s for a couple of weeks because Victoria doesn’t want to deal with...
Replies: 50
Views: 3,467
Posted By IMOA

Local Australian newspapers probably the best bet...

Local Australian newspapers probably the best bet but they don’t run that many stories on it as there’s not a lot of news as there doesn’t seem to be any change to the rules foreseeable for quite...
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Views: 988
Posted By IMOA

I suspect they don’t have a policy yet on this...

I suspect they don’t have a policy yet on this sort of thing and won’t until we get to a point where reopening to the US (or other non bubble countries) starts to become feasible.
Replies: 102
Views: 11,979
Posted By IMOA

Iím not convinced we would have actually as the...

Iím not convinced we would have actually as the vast majority of the community spread for the last month has been through what would have been considered essential workers. The things that we did...
Jun 15, 20, 3:09 pm
Replies: 1,596
Views: 96,082
Posted By IMOA

https://www.oecd.org/economic-outlook/ They...

https://www.oecd.org/economic-outlook/

They dont, generally Europe has managed to have not only a far worse health impact from Covid its also managed to achieve a worse economic impact. Even...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By IMOA

I took it to mean there may have been multiple...

I took it to mean there may have been multiple disagreements with the constabulary while in Australia so while he was deported for something in one state there could have been an outstanding matter...
May 16, 20, 4:46 pm
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

While Australia has more strict border controls...

While Australia has more strict border controls than most its lockdown was less strict than most. Since the majority of cases were from overseas closing the border was the main control, Restaurants,...
May 16, 20, 1:39 am
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

I expect that mortality in Australia has actually...

I expect that mortality in Australia has actually dropped this year. Currently there are only 98 deaths from covid, there will be more but Iíd be surprised if it goes past 150 and given the social...
May 16, 20, 12:50 am
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

Why donít we lock ourselves up due to the flu?...

Why donít we lock ourselves up due to the flu? Pretty obvious, because we have a vaccine and the flu doesnít have remotely close to the same level of mortality and impact to the healthcare system.
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May 15, 20, 11:09 pm
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

I think youíre perspective isnít skewed because...

I think youíre perspective isnít skewed because youíre coming from somewhere that hasnít handled the virus well, Iíll give you a perspective as someone who is a citizen of Australia and New Zealand ...
May 5, 20, 8:59 pm
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

Yes, and by restricting movement you reduce the...

Yes, and by restricting movement you reduce the number of people that they can infect. The NZ lockdown called this out very specifically by talking about the 'bubble' of people you are allowed to...
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By IMOA

Johor Bahru, we usually go back for a week in...

Johor Bahru, we usually go back for a week in JB/Singapore to see girlfriends family then spend another 1-2 weeks travelling around SE asia.

For uluru we might split the difference, fly into...
May 5, 20, 4:09 pm
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

Itís because youíre joining up two large...

Itís because youíre joining up two large populations, the more you divide up the populations the smaller the R0 gets as it decreases the number of potential carriers and reduces the number of people...
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By IMOA

Yep, thatís exactly my take. Weíve started to...

Yep, thatís exactly my take. Weíve started to plan short trips to all the places in Aus which weíve always said Ďwe really should go to...í and havenít yet because we were holidaying overseas. Apart...
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By IMOA

Yeah, Iíd agree with Londonelite. I think you...

Yeah, Iíd agree with Londonelite. I think you will be able to travel in 2021 but I also think youíll be doing a quarantine until you can prove you arenít a carrier. That wonít be 14 days but it wonít...
Replies: 37
Views: 3,217
Posted By IMOA

Coming from the US I donít like your chances. I...

Coming from the US I donít like your chances. I expect that NZ and pacific islands will be first in and then next will be asian countries with a good track record like Taiwan and Hong Kong. US is...
May 1, 20, 6:35 pm
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Views: 227,506
Posted By IMOA

Hong Kong is the forgotten success story in all...

Hong Kong is the forgotten success story in all this. Close ties with China, early cases from those close ties, dense population and a lot of indoor living and performed better than pretty much...
Apr 30, 20, 5:33 pm
Replies: 3,765
Views: 227,506
Posted By IMOA

There is a lot of confusion about lockdowns all...

There is a lot of confusion about lockdowns all over the world. Sweden has banned large gatherings, sporting events, people are working from home and while they havenít forced the closure of a lot of...
Apr 26, 20, 5:52 pm
Replies: 2,625
Views: 197,703
Posted By IMOA

It is still the case and expected to be still the...

It is still the case and expected to be still the case for at least another 4 months and likely longer. The exception is Australia is looking at opening up a travel bubble to places like NZ who have...
Apr 22, 20, 10:59 am
Replies: 5,919
Views: 802,728
Posted By IMOA

Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Australia, New...

Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Greece. Even South Korea should get at least a pass for dealing with things after it got into the religious nutters.

off the top of my head and...
Apr 19, 20, 9:42 pm
Replies: 3,765
Views: 227,506
Posted By IMOA

It's like when people make out that the choices...

It's like when people make out that the choices are 'do what ever you want' or 'strict lockdown until vaccine' while completely ignoring the fact that there isn't a country in the world following...
Apr 19, 20, 5:22 pm
Replies: 3,765
Views: 227,506
Posted By IMOA

While all countries have some gap between...

While all countries have some gap between reported numbers and actuals the things I look at are tests per capita, positive test percentage and deaths to cases (assuming countries are on a similar...
Apr 18, 20, 1:07 am
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

Yes, Iím looking at known cases. And testing...

Yes, Iím looking at known cases. And testing numbers and percentages testing results. Atm NSW, the example you used, is testing 3000-5000 per day and getting 10-15 positives. Your assertion that the...
Apr 17, 20, 11:10 pm
Replies: 771
Views: 95,763
Posted By IMOA

Well, I was cherry picking of sorts, I looked at...

Well, I was cherry picking of sorts, I looked at only two countries, NZ and then picked a western developed country which I thought had a lot of tourism and it the result was that France is a lot...
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