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Get Well Wishes for Soundsmith's Peter Ledermann

Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by avanti1960, Apr 19, 2021.

  1. avanti1960

    avanti1960 Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Chicago metro, USA
    FYI Peter in his second bout with COVID.
    Well wishes as you can.
     
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  2. Claude M

    Claude M Forum Resident

    Location:
    Bergen County NJ
    Hope he can overcome this miserable virus. Best wishes, get well soon Peter. And thanks for posting this.
     
  3. vinylkid58

    vinylkid58 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Victoria, B.C.
    Get well soon Peter. You beat the virus once, you can do it again.

    jeff
     
  4. Leonthepro

    Leonthepro Skeptically Optimistic Autodidact Debater

    Location:
    Sweden
    I do hope hes swiftly cured, he is a wealth of knowledge in this hobby.
     
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  5. patient_ot

    patient_ot Senior Member

    Location:
    USA
    Damn, I don't know him personally for anything but I hope he's okay. I would not wish this thing on anyone.
     
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  6. Slimwhit33

    Slimwhit33 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Orange County NY
    Unreal.. hope he's feeling better very soon.
     
  7. Swann36

    Swann36 A widower finding solace in music

    Location:
    Lincoln, UK
    Best wishes Peter
     
  8. Gibsonian

    Gibsonian Forum Resident

    Location:
    Iowa, USA
    Get well, take those viamins Peter!
     
  9. Rickchick

    Rickchick Forum Resident

    Location:
    PA
    It would make sense if he had it once and built up some antibodies, wouldn't it? I'm no doctor and am also not a scientist. Best wishes for him. What a b***h to get it twice!
     
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  10. csgreene

    csgreene Forum Resident

    Location:
    Idaho, USA
    Yeah, that's just bad luck. I've enjoyed his videos and wish him the very best. I've only known three or four people who have gotten this virus. All recovered quickly w/o any side effects.
     
  11. vinylkid58

    vinylkid58 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Victoria, B.C.
    Yes, but there are people becoming reinfected by variants, which now account for the largest percentage of Covid cases in many countries. Hospitals now have to keep (or try) Covid patients separate by virus type.

    jeff
     
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  12. csgreene

    csgreene Forum Resident

    Location:
    Idaho, USA
    I've heard it reported from a number of sources that the Pfizer vaccine seems to provide the same protection from these variants as the original strain. I've been fully vaccinated since last month with Pfizer.
     
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  13. doctor fuse

    doctor fuse Forum Resident

    Get well soon, Needle Maestro Peter!
     
  14. Rickchick

    Rickchick Forum Resident

    Location:
    PA
    I've had two shots of Moderna. I wonder how long they will last. It's almost like Franz Kafka wrote these last years.
     
  15. 5-String

    5-String μηδὲν ἄγαν

    Location:
    Sunshine State
    Best wishes, get well soon, Peter!
     
  16. LeeS

    LeeS Martini Time

    Location:
    Atlanta
    Get well soon Peter!
     
  17. audiomaniac

    audiomaniac Forum Resident

    Location:
    Denver
    Get well Peter! Looking forward to seeing you at the next RMAF!!!!
     
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  18. 16hz lover

    16hz lover Forum Resident

    Location:
    Cornelius, NC
    Wow, you don't hear of many people who battle it twice, hoping he recovers soon.
     
  19. Kenrus

    Kenrus Member

    Location:
    Tualatin
    Best wishes.
     
  20. chervokas

    chervokas Forum Resident

    There are breakthrough infections, variants or no, among the previously infected or among the vaccinated. But it's a relatively very small number, and in a high majority of those breakthrough case infections the incidences of serious illness and death even from variant infection among the mRNA-vaccine vaccinated, is low. It's all preliminary data in a sense, because no one has been vaccinated for more than six months or so. And of course viruses are always mutating. But the m-RNA vaccines so far seem to be effective against transmission of even the variants, and very effective against serious illness even from variants. The breakthrough infections and these second infections shock us because we don't expect it, but also because they're unusual, not common or the norm.
     
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  21. Pacha

    Pacha Active Member

    Location:
    ABQ
    Get well Peter, I’ve been enjoying your cartridge retips for many years. Return to full health soon.
     
  22. John Schofield

    John Schofield There is no replacement for displacement

    Location:
    OH
    Wishing Peter good health and a full recovery.
     
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  23. Drew769

    Drew769 Buyer of s*** I never knew I lacked

    Location:
    NJ
    Get well soon!
     
  24. qwerty

    qwerty A resident of the SH_Forums.

    This is not good news. I had the opportunity to speak with Peter at our local HiFi show several years ago (well, he made a video presentation and I was able to ask him a few questions). He is very knowledgeable, passionate with a sense of humour. There is growing evidence that for many there are long-term health damage from Covid, and that recovery can take a long time. I hope Peter has a good recovery and does not experience serious long-term consequences from it. And if Peter has it, it may suggest that others in SoundSmith may have it as well, and best wishes to them and their families.

    I feel fortunate to be in a country that has taken precautions which have limited infections on our community. Extended lockdowns were hard, but it is hard for me to conceive the large numbers of infections and the devastation the virus has had in the US and other countries. My condolences go to all who have been seriously affected - directly and indirectly. And I hope that we can get this virus under global control asap.
     
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  25. Bolero

    Bolero Senior Member

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    North America

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