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by tandav
29 Mar 2020 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Lots of resources here... however doctor person Tsai from Harvard is saying HCQ+AZMYCN+ZincSulphate is similar to a placebo

https://www.quora.com/q/coronavirus
by tandav
29 Mar 2020 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In addition telemedicine would be useful to adapt as it will make available high level expertise even at the peripheral level. This would particularly be useful where an internist (for example) could be monitoring a large group (up to 50) remotely aided by on the field junior doctors and a couple o...
by tandav
28 Mar 2020 22:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937965

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

We have written to all my NBFC lenders to defer my unsecured loan EMI (I don't know what is term loan or business loan, all I know is I have to pay EMI for the loan... something for next 3 months. We have never failed EMI payments in last 2 years... In anycase if they try to take money from the acco...
by tandav
26 Mar 2020 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Apparently the Chinese virus has almost the same viral load in a asymptomatic person, compared to one with symptoms. And nose has more load than mouth. So looks like most of the spread is done by people sneezing and thinking it is due to dust. No one has reported sneezing as a major symptom. Top 3 ...
by tandav
25 Mar 2020 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Waste water starts showing traces of Virus about 4 days after the first few cases. The Dutch have shown this is the case. By monitoring waste water we can track community spread. Instead of testing people at random.. go to the nearby nallah / STP and sample the water and assess the situation via thi...
by tandav
25 Mar 2020 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937965

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://youtu.be/CvlU-Yqf-EM Here we go the JNU gang have started hollering!! Wait for the liberandus to pick it up and start a chain reaction Hope this is nipped in the bud and they don't start a public revolt and add the COIVD-19 Crisis!! God save the country if that happens. The points being mad...
by tandav
25 Mar 2020 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So looking at all the gloom and doom stories here and from th analysts saying that India will face USA like numbers or more, shall we all say our prayers and be ready to leave? I don't see any gloom and doom ... I do believe we will show the world how it is done. Our response to the crisis so far h...
by tandav
25 Mar 2020 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

An interesting snippet was posted that the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic killed 5-6% of India's then population. Is there any studies / papers that mention what was the causes and measures taken then. It is shocking that a lot of us were hoping that our hot humid temperatures would protect us, not even ...
by tandav
24 Mar 2020 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In any case I have turned on cell phone tracking for myself and family for the duration of the lockdown advisory and I personally feel that google may be able to use my data and perhaps data of many others to automatically do contact tracing. Perhaps an App can be developed to automate this which sh...
by tandav
24 Mar 2020 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Docs - Please translate this for folks like me. Does this give any hope? Not a doc. Will not be accurate but will convey the process nevertheless. A virus is an obligate parasite because it is obliged to get into a host cell to function. The RNA material of a virus like Sars-CoV-2 infects by inject...
by tandav
24 Mar 2020 12:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1105
Views: 130564

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

A very large amount of problems can be resolved by simply making legislation that Land is not owned by anyone (this was historically the case in India)... everyone pays 1-2% of circle rate /year as property tax. People of India owns the land and can by a democratic exercise acquire the land for any ...
by tandav
24 Mar 2020 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

THIS too ... similar to my original idea. https://twitter.com/alok_bhatt/status/1241613846839689216 Alok Bhatt @alok_bhatt Dear @narendramodi sir, here is a suggestion from Uganda- country which reported its first #COVID19 case today- they are impounding passports of everyone who are sent for manda...
by tandav
23 Mar 2020 16:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Resources on common anti influenza food supplements may be relevant. Curcumin (Haldi) is a well known anti influenza / anti bacterial / anti viral supplement. Inhibition mechanism in influenza appears to be curcumin analogues preferentially binding to the cell binding site such as ACE2 site. Upping ...
by tandav
23 Mar 2020 15:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Over 90% Pandemic Viruses In Last 100 Years Originated From Africa Or China, But Zero From India https://swarajyamag.com/news-brief/over-90-per-cent-pandemic-viruses-in-last-100-years-originated-from-africa-or-china-but-zero-from-india via @swarajyamag This must be hammered again and again in world...
by tandav
21 Mar 2020 18:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 890
Views: 159456

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

What does an economy of essentials look like? Assuming that we have widespread shutdown of most activity and have to work from home. Consumer is sitting mostly at home and all transactions are routed through delivery services... then how does the economy function... Is it possible to deliver most go...
by tandav
21 Mar 2020 12:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

GoI better prepare for large scale HeliVac operations... one option that I feel should be explored is to chopper contaminated cases from point on infection to a secure medical facility where they can be treated and observed. ARMY aviation. In Katra Jammu there is a private helicopter services that f...
by tandav
21 Mar 2020 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Bank employees fear being infected after manager meets Kanika Kapoor in Lucknow. Despite the bank employees insisting their branch head to go into isolation, he has refused to do so. Bayer Sacked the Employee who broke curfew...time to do the same here. I have started hashtag #cancelpassport to pun...
by tandav
20 Mar 2020 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

COVID19 viability on surfaces : Copper has the highest disinfecting capability (Paper compares Copper, Steel, Cardboard and Plastic)

https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMc2 ... 094CWbpOuk
by tandav
20 Mar 2020 10:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/ulhasnagar-woman-who-tested-positive-of-coronavirus-infection-attended-satsang-with-over-1500-devotees/articleshow/74717461.cms A 49-year-old woman who is admitted at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai, has been tested positive for the coronavirus infection, ...
by tandav
19 Mar 2020 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

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by tandav
19 Mar 2020 11:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Can the Virus spread due to ingestion of contaminated water? 1) Say someone sneezes and droplets land in water and someone else drinks the water will they get affected? 2) Secondarily if case 1 is true what is time that virus is viable in water as compared to solid surfaces which are common fomites ...
by tandav
16 Mar 2020 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Should I ask my parents (70+) who are definitely at Risk diabetes, heart ailments, high BP (currently in self quarantine in NOIDA) go to our ancestral village near KanyaKumari. facilities there are not great but I feel that they will reduce the risk of getting the Virus from surroundings as unlike i...
by tandav
13 Mar 2020 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Hanumadu, Flu is most prevalent in India during the cold season. In monsoon, mosquito breeds better and hence diseases like dengue, malaria, chikungunya are common. Rain water is responsible for washing away dirt and organic matter to the sewers. Covid19 is not transmitted by mosquitos. https://www...
by tandav
13 Mar 2020 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So far India's response to the Wuhan Virus seems to be well calibrated... the real test will occur around monsoons July onwards. We have some amount of time to prepare. The big advantage I feel is that this epidemic gives a massive fillip to home businesses... it is an opportunity that should allow ...
by tandav
12 Mar 2020 00:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1537
Views: 244401

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

What about that large deal that China signed with Russia Gazprom couple of years back and was functionalized in Dec 2019. How does recession affect all such long term contracts?

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/12/03/asia ... index.html
by tandav
12 Mar 2020 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Wuhan vlog (from a gori expat) posted five days ago. Can't leave apartment complex unless you are shopping. They arrest people for walking outside "for no reason." A mall that was always packed is completely abandoned. Almost completely empty. Wuhan still looks like the stereotypical zomb...
by tandav
11 Mar 2020 09:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937965

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj wrote:Yes Bank accounts for almost half of the UPI transaction routing volume. Market and financial stability is one of the government's prerogatives.


source/references?
by tandav
08 Mar 2020 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^ That is certainly worrying. They're identifying folks with "symptoms consistent with Coronavirus." God knows whether they're testing them at all, or giving those poor souls the runaround between various health departments. In the meantime, they just go ahead and report all of them as CO...
by tandav
07 Mar 2020 17:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 456
Views: 45085

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

V_Raman wrote:So the scenario predicted by an Indian in the early 1900s - I forget his name - that China+Islam vs India+West is coming true!


This was AFAIK my analysis ~2005 in an earlier avatar on BR.
by tandav
07 Mar 2020 15:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3522
Views: 606547

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Quick question on AAMs What is the probability of AAMs approaching A/C from the rear quadrant in the terminal phase of the intercept? In my mind and as per most movies I have watched most AAM in general approach the A/C in tail chase mode post launch. How true is this observation? Is the tail chase...
by tandav
07 Mar 2020 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3814
Views: 415303

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

India in the virtual Belt and Road India in the virtual Belt and Road Over the last five years, China has quietly created a significant place for itself in India – in the technology domain. While India has refused to sign on to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), this map shows India's position...
by tandav
07 Mar 2020 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Host on your google drive and add the link here.. you can do spreadsheets and PDF etc (make it open to public) Thanks. That's obviously a nice way to do it and I know folks do it here. (I have been doing that for years -- But having it managed by brf, makes logistics a little easier - when you dele...
by tandav
06 Mar 2020 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

AmberG, Doctors here or on your SM feed? Hi Ramana, I am/was not talking about doctors here (in brf) but people and scientists in general. We have Mamata didi (in a leadership position, no less) talking about "how the whole thing is NaMo's effort to divert attention from riots" . Here in ...
by tandav
05 Mar 2020 16:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937965

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://in.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-property/chinas-property-tax-will-be-city-based-with-minimum-tax-free-threshold-senior-lawmaker-idINKCN1QV0V1 China has piloted this in Shanghai has a property tax of 1.2% of building value or 12% of annual rental income. This may be expanded/adopte...
by tandav
05 Mar 2020 15:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4804
Views: 937965

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Markit Services PMI FEB Actual 57.5 Previous 55.5 Consensus 52.9 Forecast 52.5 https://tradingeconomics.com/ whilst the rest of the world heads into debt mongering/money printing armageddon why would GOI give anyone access to Indian economy, see trash talking UK countries need to start not just tal...
by tandav
05 Mar 2020 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3522
Views: 606547

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Quick question on AAMs What is the probability of AAMs approaching A/C from the rear quadrant in the terminal phase of the intercept? In my mind and as per most movies I have watched most AAM in general approach the A/C in tail chase mode post launch. How true is this observation? Is the tail chase ...
by tandav
01 Mar 2020 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

We can better predict how Corona virus will spread by understanding how Influenza viral infections peaks. Srinagar peaks in Jan-Mar(winter), Delhi peaks in July-Sep (monsoon)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4193176/
by tandav
29 Feb 2020 12:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 551624

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Better to host the shooting competition and move out of CWG2020 (itself) citing Corona virus and inability of UK to protect tourist from fanatics as demonstrated by London embassy attack post 370 removal.
by tandav
29 Feb 2020 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3987
Views: 291159

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Transmission in hotter weather inhibited as influenza (flu) virus (which is also a Corona virus) as the virus outer coating melts faster. Transmission mode mechanism: In Cold weather the outer butter like coating becomes a hard shell at <10C acting like a spore. The hard shell of virus melts after i...

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