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First Case Of New Coronavirus Detected In U.S.

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  1. [4]
    Omnicrola
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    Articles don't seem to have much information about symptoms, severity, duration, or mortality. So I looked it up on the CDC website:...

    Articles don't seem to have much information about symptoms, severity, duration, or mortality. So I looked it up on the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2Fnovel-coronavirus-2019.html

    TLDR: nobody knows yet, so they're being cautious and proactive.

    9 votes
    1. [3]
      HoolaBoola
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      Off-topic, but I wonder if someone knows why that link is so long. It seems to have www.cdc.gov in the middle, why is that? https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html takes to the same...

      Off-topic, but I wonder if someone knows why that link is so long. It seems to have www.cdc.gov in the middle, why is that? https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html takes to the same page :D

      1. Omnicrola
        Link Parent
        Well, that would be be not paying attention, primarily. I usually strip extra stuff off (especially Amazon links, ugh, so much tracking) If I had to guess the purpose, it appears to be passing the...

        Well, that would be be not paying attention, primarily. I usually strip extra stuff off (especially Amazon links, ugh, so much tracking)

        If I had to guess the purpose, it appears to be passing the previous page's url to the current page so that they can trace how people navigate, or enable "back" functionality on an SPA.

        5 votes
      2. moonbathers
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        The %3A, %2F, etc., are the encodings for different characters like : and /. Some links are encoded that way to avoid using characters that might get filtered out otherwise, depending on how the...

        The %3A, %2F, etc., are the encodings for different characters like : and /. Some links are encoded that way to avoid using characters that might get filtered out otherwise, depending on how the site is set up.

        1 vote