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Roland99's Journal
Roland99's Journal
November 19, 2020

Florida COVID-19 - Nov 18 update


% Positive 7-day trend has been above where it was at the peak over the summer for most of the last week and still rising

New Cases 7-day trend is the highest in over 3 mos
November 19, 2020

Central Florida hospital to be one of the first to get COVID-19 vaccine

Central Florida hospital to be one of the first to get COVID-19 vaccine

FOX 35's news partners at the Orlando Sentinel say AdventHealth will be one of the first hospitals in the state to get a vaccine, which may be as early as mid-December.

Orange County officials say they have the means necessary to store tens of thousands of doses of a coronavirus vaccine once it is eventually released.

Mayor Jerry Demings says they want to be ready when a vaccine is released and buying special freezers is the next step to battling the coronavirus. Demings says the county can store 150,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccines with its new refrigerator, freezer, and ultra-cold freezer.

I'm considering going for it when it's available.

How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they’re a breakthrough and why they need to be kept so cold
But an mRNA vaccine is different, because rather than having the viral protein injected, a person receives genetic material – mRNA – that encodes the viral protein. When these genetic instructions are injected into the upper arm, the muscle cells translate them to make the viral protein directly in the body.

This approach mimics what the SARS-CoV-2 does in nature – but the vaccine mRNA codes only for the critical fragment of the viral protein. This gives the immune system a preview of what the real virus looks like without causing disease. This preview gives the immune system time to design powerful antibodies that can neutralize the real virus if the individual is ever infected.

While this synthetic mRNA is genetic material, it cannot be transmitted to the next generation. After an mRNA injection, this molecule guides the protein production inside the muscle cells, which reaches peak levels for 24 to 48 hours and can last for a few more days.


The most important challenge for development of a mRNA vaccine remains its inherent instability, because it is more likely to break apart above freezing temperatures.
November 18, 2020

BREAKING: Anonymous sources confirm to AP the FBI is investigating Republican TX AG

#BREAKING: Anonymous sources confirm to AP the @FBI is investigating Republican @TXAG
Ken Paxton after 7 senior staffers reported him for alleged bribery, abuse of office in helping campaign donor Nate Paul. All 7 have been fired, resigned or put on leave


November 17, 2020

Does this make trump/GOP 1-25 now?

BREAKING: Trump-backing election conspiracy theorists cannot revive their lawsuit.

Appeal DENIED in Michigan.

: https://lawandcrime.com/2020-election/michigan-judge-puts-the-kibosh-on-trump-supporters-conspiracy-theories-about-detroit/
November 16, 2020

Wow. Just watched The Impossible on Netflix. I feel I can't ever complain about anything


What a struggle and a tragedy

(About a family that survived the massive tsunami several years ago)

November 15, 2020

Judge Throws Out GOP Michigan Voter Fraud Lawsuit

Judge Throws Out GOP Michigan Voter Fraud Lawsuit


A judge in Michigan has thrown out a lawsuit trying to block the certification of election results over a lack of evidence.

In his ruling, Kenny took issue with a string of affidavits presented as evidence in the case – similar to those filed in Pennsylvania — in which several poll challengers allege they witnessed numerous activities of fraudulent behavior during the counting process.

“Plaintiffs rely on numerous affidavits from election challengers who paint a picture of sinister fraudulent activities occurring both openly in the TCF Center and under the cloak of darkness,” Kenny writes, noting that those claims were “decidedly contradicted” by an election expert put forth by the defense.”

Trump’s observers did not complete witness training, so their complaints about ballots are being counted are coming from people who don’t know what they are seeing, and they are making partisan complaints based on what they read on Trump’s Twitter account and see on Fox News.
November 14, 2020

Five words:

Woodford Reserve
The Weekend

November 14, 2020

Yard Sale season.

Don’t usually participate but am this year. The drivers scare the ever-loving crap outta me!!

Esp in a neighborhood. No one looks any direction on the road. Backing up around street corners. Stop signs meaningless.

November 13, 2020

A song for Nepotism Barbie

I’m jamming the U2 channel on SiriusXM doing some yard work

This song came on and it struck me as fitting for Nepotism Barbie

You're a precious stone, you're out on your own
You know everyone in the world, but you feel alone
Daddy won't let you weep, daddy won't let you ache
Daddy gives you as much as you can take

Aha, sha-la. Aha sha-la
Daddy's gonna pay for your crashed car

A little uptight, you're a baby's fist
Butterfly kisses up an' down your wrist
When you see daddy comin', you're lickin' your lips
Nails bitten down to the quick

Aha, sha-la, Aha sha-la
Daddy's gonna pay for your crashed car
Daddy's gonna pay for your crashed car

You've got a head full of traffic, you're a siren's song
You cry for Mama, and Daddy's right along
He gives you the keys to a flamin' car
Daddy's with you wherever you are
Daddy's a comfort, Daddy's your best friend
Daddy'll hold your hand right up to the end

Aha, sha-la, Aha sha-la
Daddy's gonna pay for your crashed car
Daddy's gonna pay for your crashed car

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Thursday, Friday, Saturday's alright

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