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Winter Party Attendee With
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 4/2/2020 6:51:50 PM

A 67-year-old man who attended the Winter Party Festival was in the ICU fighting for his life, after he and his husband tested positive for COVID-19. J. Heider said his husband, Thom Carr, was in critical condition on a ventilator. (Snip) A second man who attended the festival on Miami Beach last month has died from coronavirus, festival organizers said Tuesday. In a Facebook post, the Winter Party Festival said Ron Rich, a festival volunteer, succumbed to COVID-19 over the weekend. "Ron was a familiar face to the guests who attended the Task Force Gala, Winter Party Festival and our


Two dead who attended Miami beach party, and third person now struggling to survive.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bgarrett 4/2/2020 6:53:59 PM (No. 366520)
'husband' should never be preceded by 'his'
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici 4/2/2020 6:58:18 PM (No. 366529)
I have noticed that many of these stories about people who are in ICU, or who died suddenly, because of this involve someone about whom they refer to "his husband:.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: RuckusTom 4/2/2020 7:01:27 PM (No. 366530)
He wouldn't have any underlying conditions, would he?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: maryann4629 4/2/2020 7:09:37 PM (No. 366535)
He blames Trump and DeSantis, but I suspect that anyone who can be referred to as "his husband," or "his boyfriend" takes risks that the rest of us wouldn't consider.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: voxpopuli 4/2/2020 7:10:42 PM (No. 366537)
he and his husband screeech.. stopped reading..
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vesicant 4/2/2020 7:12:08 PM (No. 366538)
You'd think they would have learned something from AIDS, but I guess not.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 4/2/2020 7:23:07 PM (No. 366546)
Homosexuals are exposed to, and have a whole range of unusual diseases because of their sexual activities. Unhealthy lifestyle gets you unhealthy.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: daisey 4/2/2020 7:32:29 PM (No. 366560)
My first thought when I read this was an LGBTQ festival was how many of these people were already immunocompromised.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: pinger 4/2/2020 7:37:04 PM (No. 366568)
This sounds like suicide, or at least playing Russian roulette.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: JediJerry 4/2/2020 7:54:02 PM (No. 366581)
Gay men have an entirely different immune system. Especially gays over 60. No new news here. Nothing to see, move along.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: dallasobg 4/2/2020 8:06:02 PM (No. 366594)
I too noticed that this was a gay event and so the attendees were probably left wing and already have bias against the president and governor. That said, the comments here are ignorant and shameful.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: GO3 4/2/2020 8:06:12 PM (No. 366595)
Did Key West expand to the north?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/2/2020 8:10:51 PM (No. 366600)
Sounds like COVID-19 is the least of his problems.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: anniebc 4/2/2020 8:46:21 PM (No. 366617)
People pushing seventy should reconsider attending winter parties and festivals in Florida with a bunch of . . . other festival goers.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: volksford 4/2/2020 8:48:10 PM (No. 366625)
I wonder how many of the 3000 cases in Dade county can be attributed to this bunch of party goers ?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone 4/2/2020 9:30:47 PM (No. 366655)
If the complainer is a dentist, that means he is supposed to be a healthcare professional, so he and his mate should have known the risks of living an unhealthy lifestyle. Neither the President or the Governor are healthcare professionals, and when they issue guidelines those measures are the result of professional advise given to them before they issue their guidelines. What is known today by the President and the Governor from data surrounding the novel corona virus is a lot more then they knew a month or two months ago.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: red1066 4/2/2020 9:46:00 PM (No. 366662)
Could HIV be involved with this person being in an ICU?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JimBob 4/2/2020 10:11:49 PM (No. 366672)
Probably a lot more than Wuhan Virus circulating among that crowd. Comment as informed opinion, not ignorant, and not shameful.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PageTurner 4/3/2020 12:29:19 AM (No. 366702)
Makes you wonder if Andrew Gillum was in Miami for these 'festivities.'
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/3/2020 1:18:33 AM (No. 366721)
I await Piglousi's next pork bill, say in the amount of $10B, for the Alphabet Group.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/3/2020 2:55:53 AM (No. 366747)
Aren't you glad his hand wasn't in your mouth ? It's pretty disgusting and he should have kept it to himself. Healthcare workers should have to tell you if they are gay.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: kono 4/3/2020 2:35:44 PM (No. 367373)
So many of the reports of covid-19 deaths go out of their way to bury the deceased persons risk factors. Some of the reports go way out of their way to give the impression the person had none (and, by implication, that YOU AND I are going to die if we catch it).
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