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Elon Musk criticizes Covid Tests

Discussion in 'The War Room' started by Diogenes of Sinope, Nov 13, 2020.

  1. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    Interesting if true. A lot of people are upset over this tweet/
    Not sure why, its not like its an opinion.
     
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  2. Hellowhosthat If he dies he dies

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    They probably need to refine the testing process, but I don't really see that as a reason to just not test anyone. Just keep working at the tests to make them more accurate.

    These are the newer fast tests too, so stands to reason they'd be less accurate than the older ones.
     
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  3. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    Who said dont test anyone?
     
  4. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    My partner had 2 tests and both came back inconclusive .. It is a farce.
     
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  5. Hellowhosthat If he dies he dies

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    Noone, just my usual stream of consciousness posting.
     
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  6. JohnnySagebrush Purple Belt

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    I take everything Elon says with a grain of salt. The tests have shown issues. I wonder how much is the tests and how much is people not following directions (saliva test) or protocol (nasal). When i had it, I did both tests and both came back positive.
     
  7. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    Why?
     
  8. Goatenstein Black Belt

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    Elon Musk is a piece of shit.
     
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    unfortunately our testing is a joke. It’s one thing to get it wrong initially, it’s another that it’s still not accurate.
     
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  10. OpusImpetus Banned Banned

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    The tests aren't a treatment though - just think if all the money, effort and resources used on testing was used for treating symptomatic cases instead.
     
  11. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    Why? You a democrat?
     
  12. HockeyBjj Putting on the foil

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    The rapid tests have always been not as reliable. The lab ones with 2-4 day turnaround time are really the only ones to actually trust
     
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  13. genecop Steel Belt

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    Because they desperately want to trust Big Pharma and the people controlling what happens with Covid...they need a daddy to tell them how to think, and when that authority figure gets challenged, they get angry..
     
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    Jelly...
     
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  15. Hellowhosthat If he dies he dies

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    I think they're pouring a shitload of money into everything. I haven't read anything that suggests treatment is lacking funding.
     
  16. OpusImpetus Banned Banned

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    Maybe America is different, but in Europe many countries can't provide enough beds etc for the sick.

    I am guessing it's the same there as so many have died.
     
  17. Sir Punchalot Silver Belt

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    The rapid tests are garbage. Norway just bought a ton of them. Waste of money.
     
  18. Diogenes of Sinope Red Belt

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    why are they even available? sounds like it can artificially skewer the numbers if theyre so unreliable.
     
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  19. Hellowhosthat If he dies he dies

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    I'm in Europe.

    I think beds is just an easy way to describe it in a method that people can easily understand. I think it's as much of a staffing issue as anything and we can't it's difficult to train staff to the required levels unfortunately. There are only so many available nurses and doctors.
     
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  20. Damien Karras Mirabile dictu, don't you agree?

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    Elon has a vested interest in non-confinement. His product is selling like hot cakes and needs to maintain productivity. Loss of workforce due to forced quarantine affects his productivity and so he is casting doubt on the accuracy of testing.

    First of all there is no way to verify the veracity of his claim since health records are confidential. No one can deny or confirm his claim. Elon benefits from a high level of trust in the general public so many will give him the benefit of the doubt

    Although statistically unlikely, a 50/50 result after taking the rest 4 times is not an impossibility to generate an equal number of false positives or false negatives.

    An n=1 experiment has no scientific merit even when controlling a maximum amount of variables. It isn't even the case here.

    In short, Elon is being Elon.
     

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