coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that are typically mild, such as the common cold, though rarer forms such as SARS, MERS, and COVID-19 can be lethal. Symptoms vary in other species: in chickens, they cause an upper respiratory tract disease, while in cows and pigs they cause diarrhea. There are yet to be vaccines or antiviral drugs to prevent or treat human coronavirus infections.
Coronaviruses comprise the subfamily Orthocoronavirinae in the family Coronaviridae, in the order Nidovirales. They are enveloped viruses with a positive-sense single-stranded RNA genome and a nucleocapsid of helical symmetry. The genome size of coronaviruses ranges from approximately 27 to 34 kilobases, the largest among known RNA viruses. The name coronavirus is derived from the Latin corona, meaning "crown" or "halo", which refers to the characteristic appearance of the virus particles (virions): they have a fringe reminiscent of a crown or of a solar corona.

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  1. cigars

    National  First Time Gun Buyers Explain How Coronavirus Changed Their Politics

    Not trying to be Captain Obvious here but it's nice to see these stories come out. Seems like a lot of new gun owners from the left are realizing that law abiding gun owners are not the bad guys now that they realize that it's important. Now that they want to suddenly participate in 2A they are...
  2. DB is Here

    National  Gun sales amid coronavirus pandemic spike 71% in April

    https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/gun-sales-coronavirus-spiked-april
  3. N

    Cited: Fox News Sig Sauer, Remington, Kel-Tec donating Face Shields and Masks to Fight COVID19

    Interesting article on Fox News today. Comments after are better than Super Bowl commercials. US gun manufacturers join coronavirus fight by reproducing PPE
  4. DB is Here

    National  First-Time Gun Buyers Explain Why Coronavirus Drove Them to Gun Stores

    https://freebeacon.com/coronavirus/first-time-buyers-explain-why-coronavirus-drove-them-to-gun-stores-in-record-numbers/
  5. Glockstar

    Covid-19 Zombie Response Unit

    “A well regulated zombie response militia, necessary to the function of a zombie-free state, the right to keep and bare arms shall not be infringed...” I’ve been locked in my apartment for so long now, I ran out of movies to watch and started doing some arts and crafts projects. I decided to...
  6. CountryGent

    How Coronavirus Is Kickstarting the 21st Century

    On an up-beat note from ReasonTV.
  7. The Heretic

    International  Beretta Is Helping in the Fight Against Coronavirus

    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2020/03/31/beretta-is-helping-in-the-fight-against-coronavirus/
  8. PenTurner

    Life after CoronaVirus

    I thought it would be interesting to have you post what you think life will be like after the CoronaVirus. Will the CV come around every year? Will there be deadlier virus' in the pipeline? Some things to think about: Public transportation (planes, trains, buses, and subways), will people...
  9. Soccerjones

    Covid camping in Oregon???

    I 60+ and diabetic. My Doctor has ordered me to do more to isolate. Is there anywhere Kate will allow me to camp right now? That is, other than the streets of downtown Portland?
  10. wired

    So what are you going to do with your stimulus check?

    I'm not sure what percentage of the print more money till the ink runs stimulus check I'm going to get. Maybe $200-$300 bucks. Should be enough for a nice new or at least $200 for a form 1 stamp on a Chinese "fuel filter" silencer . That would be a appropriate.
  11. ATCclears

    The coming age of Dispertion

    5-10 years from now people many will forget, but some may not and choose a bucolic lifestyle where they telecommute or find other forms of work. https://quillette.com/2020/03/25/the-coming-age-of-dispersion/
  12. Tony617

    Washington  Bellingham Washington- includes ban on alcohol and gun sales in proposed coronavirus emergency plan

    City in Washington includes ban on alcohol and gun sales in proposed coronavirus emergency plan
  13. Tony617

    Coronavirus: Elephants break into farm in self-isolation and get drunk on whisky

    Elephants break into farm in coronavirus self-isolation and get drunk on whisky
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    Washington  Nervous Americans start panic buying GUNS as sales rocket across the country and long lines form outside hunting shops amid coronavirus fears

    California, New York and Washington saw gun sales surge due to coronavirus https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8116579/Nervous-Americans-start-panic-buying-GUNS-amid-coronavirus-panic.html How many of these would-be buyers are tied up in red tape due to their own votes for anti-gun...
  15. CountryGent

    NFA Processing & Coronavirus

    From the American Suppressor Association: NFA Processing & Coronavirus
  16. S

    Trump Declares National Emergency Over Coronavirus

    Watching the press conference right now. Not a surprise at all. However, Trump is a little rough........ he is either sick or very nervous about the situation... Obviously didnt have time to practice reading his notes, but it was rough. Buckle your seatbelts...
  17. DB is Here

    National  AMMUNITION SALES SKYROCKET IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS PANIC

    https://gunsinthenews.com/ammunition-sales-skyrocket-in-response-to-coronavirus-panic/
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