VCF PNW 2020: Cancelled

Toby Thain toby at
Fri Mar 6 13:51:08 CST 2020

On 2020-03-06 1:37 PM, Richard Pope via cctalk wrote:
> Hello all,
>     What I said below is from the CDC. That is all that I am going to
> say on the subject.


> GOD Bless and Thanks,
> rich!
> On 3/6/2020 9:48 AM, Warner Losh via cctalk wrote:
>> Yes. I thought about posting a long rebuttal, with citations to peer
>> reviewed articles and then thought better of it. I'll just say that world
>> health organization ( has the best, most current advice based
>> on the accumulated evidence to date and a track record of providing good
>> information over several of these outbreaks and avoids the partisan mess
>> that exists in national sources.
>> Warner
>> On Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 1:11 AM Tor Arntsen via cctalk
>> <cctalk at>
>> wrote:
>>> Please do not try to spread medical advice on a mailing list.
>>> FYI, what you're saying does *not* match proper advice from medical
>>> sources.
>>> On Fri, 6 Mar 2020 at 07:58, Richard Pope via cctalk
>>> <cctalk at> wrote:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>       The Covid-19 threat is being over sold. Children don't seem to be
>>>> at risk. It is the elderly that seem to get really sick. If you are
>>>> sick
>>>> just stay home. You can also wear a mask and that will protect others.
>>>> The flu is more of a threat than Covid-19. If you are not sick
>>>> wearing a
>>>> mask is a waste of money and resources for you can be infected through
>>>> the eyes. No reason to cancel. Just request that sick people please
>>>> stay
>>>> home.
>>>> GOD Bless and Thanks,
>>>> rich!
>>>> On 3/5/2020 11:30 PM, John Herron via cctalk wrote:
>>>>> Tough choice and I saw the museum closing announcement today also. Is
>>> there
>>>>> a way to still buy any swag and show support for all of you folks'
>>>>> hard
>>>>> work?
>>>>> Probably too soon to say but any chance of a reschedule vs cancel?
>>>>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2020, 7:34 PM Michael Brutman via cctalk <
>>>>> cctalk at> wrote:
>>>>>> The short story: COVID-19
>>>>>> More details at
>>>>>> Mike

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