Corona Virus Blues Machine

https://thepeaceresource.com/2020/03/07/corona-virus-blues-machineries/


Count Basie – The Blues Machine



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Count Basie – The Blues Machine

Count Basie, piano Sammy Nestico, conductor, arranger Sonny Cohn, flugelhorn,  Image result for count basie trumpet Bob Summers, flugelhorn, trumpet Frank Szabo, flugelhorn, trumpet Dale Carley, trumpet Jim Crawford, trumpet Bill Hughes, trombone Grover Mitchell, trombone Dennis Wilson, trombone Booty Wood, trombone Danny Turner, flute, alto saxophone Chris Woods, flute, alto saxophone Eric Dixon, flute, tenor saxophone Eric Schneider, flute, tenor saxophone Kenny Hing, tenor saxophone John Williams, baritone saxophone Joe Pass, guitar Cleveland Eaton, bass Dennis Mackrel, drums

Recorded 19813 Pablo Records



Corona Virus Blues…


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Allen Ginsberg- Sickness Blues


Nine deaths in WA State linked to COVID-19 virus – 610 KONA

Beaches, oceans, forests, rivers and mountains do not spread viruses or the flu and are not the problem. Stupid people are the problem.

James brown – blind man can see it (extended)

Both the flu and COVID-19 can be prevented by frequent, thorough hand washing, coughing into the crook of your elbow, staying home when sick and limiting contact with people who are infected.

Van Morrison, Joey DeFrancesco – Everyday I Have the Blues (Audio)
 Covid-19 is less dangerous than
  • Heart disease: 647,457
  • Cancer: 599,108
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 169,936
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 160,201
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 146,383
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 121,404
  • Diabetes: 83,564

All of these are having more impact on Americans than COVID-19.

John Lee Hooker & Carlos Augusto Alves Santana – The Healer

COVID-19 Outbreak World Map per Capita.svg

COVID-19: The first cases appeared in China in late 2019 and the first confirmed case in the United States appeared in January 2020.

According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 10,500,000 cases of Covid infection have been detected worldwide, with 372 thousand deaths.

In the USA, there have been 1.83 million  confirmed cases and 106 thousand deaths

Flu: The World Health Organization estimates that 1 billion people worldwide get the flu every year.

Flu: The World Health Organization estimates that 290,000 to 650,000 people die of flu-related causes every year worldwide.

The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly. Since this disease is caused by a new virus, people do not have immunity to it, and a vaccine may be many months away. Doctors and scientists are working to estimate the mortality rate of COVID-19, but at present, it is thought that between .06 and 1.4% of those infected will die.

*This information comes from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases map developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-disease-2019-vs-the-flu

We are in a heap of trouble with the most expensive and least effective health care system among developed nations. We have a moron at the helm who thinks he can second-guess doctors and scientists and a Senate without the integrity or inclination to remove Trump and Pence. Things will continue to deteriorate.

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Albert King – I’ll Play the Blues for You  (Composer Lyricist: Jerry Beach)

The best solution is to shut down 33 expanding American wars to use those trillions protecting the health and well-being of humans on planet Earth. Won’t hold my breath. 

https://youtu.be/9Eo9M4-BrJA?list=RDvgX2EAdvFyw
Coronavirus Rhapsody (based on Bohemian Rhapsody) – Covid19


Lisa Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H., senior director of infection prevention at Johns Hopkins, explains how the flu and COVID-19 are similar and how they are different.

 
Similarities: COVID-19 and the Flu

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Symptoms

Both cause fever, cough, body aches, fatigue; sometimes vomiting and diarrhea.
Can be mild or severe, even fatal in rare cases.

Can result in pneumonia.


Transmission

Both can be spread from person to person through droplets in the air from an infected person coughing, sneezing or talking.
A possible difference: COVID-19 might be spread through the airborne route (see details below under Differences).
Flu can be spread by an infected person for several days before their symptoms appear, Image result for albert kingand COVID-19 is believed to be spread in the same manner, but we don’t yet know for sure.

Treatment



Neither virus is treatable with antibiotics, which only work on bacterial infections.
Both may be treated by addressing symptoms, such as reducing fever.
Severe cases may require hospitalization and support such as mechanical ventilation.

Prevention


Both the more prolific common flu and COVID-19 may be prevented by frequent, thorough hand-washing, coughing into the crook of your elbow, staying home when sick and limiting contact with people who are infected.  Period. 


 

Versatile, powerful R&B singer Etta James dies at 73 | The Seattle ...

Mortality impact is difficult to predict, but a shift to younger ages is highly likely.

Virtues of Antigenic Sin:
The Sparing of the Elderly

Sero-archaeological studies have demonstrated that the majority of the very elderly had H3 antibodies before they were exposed to the 1968 A(H3N2) pandemic virus (Dowdle, 1999; Marine and Workman, 1969). These antibodies were remnants of the immune response to exposure to H3N? viruses that circulated before 1891 (Marine and Workman, 1969); thus, the 1968 pandemic virus apparently contained an H3 antigen “recycled” after 77 years of absence.

Etta James – I’d Rather Go Blind


Whoo, baby, baby, baby, I’d rather be blind…Image result for james brown and etta james

Song Id Rather Go Blind

Artist Etta James

Writers Billy Foster, Ellington Jordan

Deaths

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James brown – blind man can see it (extended)

Note:

There may be some padding in these figures…

Many hospitals are counting among the dead even those who DID NOT test positive for the virus.

We are in a heap of trouble with the most expensive and least effective health care system among developed nations and a moron at the helm who thinks he can second guess doctors and scientist and a Senate without the integrity or inclination to remove Trump and Pence. Things will continue to deteriorate.

The best solution is to shut down 33 expanding American wars and use those trillions to protect the health and well being of humans and the planet. Will not hold my breath.

 


Why are we pretending Covid-19 is more dangerous than it may be?

Death rate

The death rate from seasonal flu is typically around 0.1% in the U.S., according to news reports.

The death rate for COVID-19 is between .06 and 1.4%. Credible research suggests this is incredibly low,  considering that there is no vaccine.

It’s important to note that there is no one death rate for COVID-19; the rate can vary by location, age of person infected and the presence of underlying health conditions,
Live Science previously reported.

… As the number of confirmed cases goes up, the fatality rate may decrease.”



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B. B. King – The Thrill Is Gone (Live at Montreux 1993)


The thrill is gone.

The Flu is currently more lethal and widespread than COVID-19 …
but both diseases can be avoided or prevented with common sense.  

… so wash your hands, stay home when you are sick and avoid others who are ill.

Image result for van morrison

Both the flu and COVID-19 may be prevented by frequent, thorough hand washing, coughing into the crook of your elbow, staying home when sick and limiting contact with people who are infected.  Or use a handkerchief when you cough.

 


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Van Morrison, Joey DeFrancesco – Everyday I Have the Blues (Audio)


Image result for joey defrancesco

About the album:


‘You’re Driving Me Crazy’ is a new studio collaboration between Van Morrison and legendary Hammond organist Joey DeFrancesco. It features interpretations of jazz and blues standards as well as selections from Van Morrison’s songbook and is the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Versatile’, Van’s chart-topping jazz album.

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