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Old 03-23-2020, 12:17 PM   #21
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a negative test just means negative at that time... the next door handle you touch could change that.
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Our wild assumption is that if one of us gets it we both have it. Our long habit is to sleep together and live together, which means we are well within spitting distance. My behavior with regard to the outside world would remain the same, but we are on week two of a self imposed isolation right now. On second thought, in a few weeks we will need groceries, so I would be testing the old folks early morning shopping times at the stores.
Safe assumption. But today I recalled, back in the late 1990's, when I had a really bad flu (out of work for a week), no one else in the family got it. No one had shots.

But I would still assume it, just to avoid them being carriers, they should isolate as well.

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