Post by J. Clarke
On Fri, 29 May 2020 13:51:41 -0500, Lynn McGuire
Post by Lynn McGuire
Dilbert: CEO does math
The latest CDC calculation is 0.26%.
And nobody knows what the asymptomatic infection rate is. The CDC is
estimating 35%. I’ve seen numbers as high as 90%.
New York has been conducting research for a while. IIRC they found as
high as 25 percent in some localities and that the infection rate
among health care workers was half that of the general public in the
areas with the highest infection rate.
There isn't any substantiation for a 90 percent figure.
"Nearly 400 employees at a Missouri pork plant tested positive for
COVID-19. None of them had symptoms."
"All employees at Triumph Foods, a meat-processing plant in St. Joseph,
Missouri, were offered COVID-19 testing last week. As of Sunday, 373
employees had tested positive, but none showed symptoms."
That is 100% of the people tested positive out of 2,800+ employees were
This is not the only meat packing plant where this occurred. Something
about the cold working conditions maybe ?