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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,628
Posted By baboons
Mobile It's also a six week period for the vaccine to...

It's also a six week period for the vaccine to work. Dose 1, two week wait, dose 2, four week wait, then you're protected.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,628
Posted By baboons
Mobile NHS staff, then care home workers and residents,...

NHS staff, then care home workers and residents, then over 80s. All expected this month if deliveries are on schedule.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,210
Posted By baboons
Mobile Virgin are still flying 1/2 times a week to Miami...

Virgin are still flying 1/2 times a week to Miami from London. As others have said, they're taking full cargo loads plus anybody who can travel (US citizens are exempt, and further exemptions are...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Nov 20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,370
Posted By baboons
Mobile Never trust anything Jenrick says. Heres the...

Never trust anything Jenrick says.

Heres the FT chart on the Tiers. Liverpool safely in Tier 2 based in rates and admissions.

What a success, worst in the country in October.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Oct 20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,074
Posted By baboons
Mobile Here we go again. No serious commentator had...

Here we go again.

No serious commentator had said this virus is deadly or serious for everyone.

The message has always been most people will have mild or no symptoms.

But enough people...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Oct 20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,974
Views: 118,579
Posted By baboons
Mobile Really important point, here. The number of...

Really important point, here. The number of people in hospital with Covid in England *now* is worse than a *bad December* for respiratory problems...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Oct 20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,974
Views: 118,579
Posted By baboons
Mobile Also said Manchester Nightingale is having to...

Also said Manchester Nightingale is having to open today after going on standby the other week.

Sad times. Stay safe Liverpool and Manchester dibbers.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Oct 20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,443
Posted By baboons
Everyone is entitled to SSP from day 1 of...

Everyone is entitled to SSP from day 1 of self-isolation: https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus/self-isolation-and-sick-pay
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,947
Posted By baboons
People worried about the economy should worry...

People worried about the economy should worry about the effect on the economy of letting this run through. Even at a 1% death rate, that's over half a.million dead.

And we don't know even the half...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By baboons
Mobile If flu is so low, how come we've had roughly the...

If flu is so low, how come we've had roughly the same number of people die this year due to flu (394 as of the end of August) as in a typical year?

Flu is out there, or else we wouldn't be having...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By baboons
Mobile UK excess deaths 2020 ...

UK excess deaths 2020

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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,098
Posted By baboons
Mobile Every time we have a go at "them" we're letting...

Every time we have a go at "them" we're letting the government away with incompetence.

It was a govt decision to open the universities rather than making them online from home only. What did they...
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By baboons
Although the odds of this staying unchanged are...

Although the odds of this staying unchanged are low I'd expect
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By baboons
Mobile Exams delayed in England in 2021

"The summer exam series will start on 7 June 2021 and end on 2 July for almost all AS/A-levels and GCSEs. Results days will be held on Tuesday 24 August for A/AS levels and Friday 27 August for GCSEs...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Sep 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,113
Posted By baboons
I heard that stat on single person households on...

I heard that stat on single person households on Radio 4's The Briefing Room. Lots of thoughtful points, well worth a listen (though no smoking bullet - pun intended).
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Sep 20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By baboons
Mobile Anybody else expecting additional health...

Anybody else expecting additional health screening on arrival next summer?.That could well add additional time.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Sep 20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By baboons
Mobile Have updated my post above as it turns out the...

Have updated my post above as it turns out the Chris Whitty story is wrong.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Sep 20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By baboons
Me too - he's worried that infections are...

Me too - he's worried that infections are estimated to be at 38,000 per day

Edit ****Turns out this is not true****

Hospitals in the North West are on track to hit the same numbers they had in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Sep 20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By baboons
Mobile Says it all ...

Says it all

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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Sep 20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,446
Posted By baboons
Mobile Yes - you don't have to collect the car. There...

Yes - you don't have to collect the car. There would be no penalties.
Forum: Guest Services 13 Sep 20, 03:55 PM
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Posted By baboons
Mobile For quick and easy access, I use Tunnel Bear...

For quick and easy access, I use Tunnel Bear. Really easy to use, plus it's a bear.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,401
Posted By baboons
Mobile MP's pay rise over the last 8 years: 20.8%

MP's pay rise over the last 8 years: 20.8%
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Sep 20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,974
Views: 118,579
Posted By baboons
Mobile We eed to start looking at more recent trends,...

We eed to start looking at more recent trends, the huge April.spike is distorting charts so much that current rises look miniscule when they are in fact significant.

These aren't good...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Sep 20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,974
Views: 118,579
Posted By baboons
Mobile It doesn't help that some people unable to get...

It doesn't help that some people unable to get tests, but extra capacity due imminently

"@BWCHBoss: Can I please offer my heartfelt apologies to anyone who cannot get a COVID test at present. All...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Aug 20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,188
Posted By baboons
Mobile I have a suspicion this push is less to do with...

I have a suspicion this push is less to do with little cafes and newsagents who are struggling and more to do with the crashing value of huge useless office blocks.

It really surprises me how the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Aug 20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By baboons
Mobile There's no suggestion the mutation is weaker,...

There's no suggestion the mutation is weaker, it's just a mutation currently circulating in Europe.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Aug 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,087
Posted By baboons
Mobile What we're doing now has generally worked? The...

What we're doing now has generally worked? The distancing, the masks, the reduced mixing.

We have it under control in vast parts of the country. I was really impressed with how Liverpool handled a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Aug 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 47,598
Posted By baboons
Mobile Total retail sales totally recover ...

Total retail sales totally recover

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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Aug 20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By baboons
Mobile I'm now imagining Mr Covid as a grumpy old man...

I'm now imagining Mr Covid as a grumpy old man with top hat and monocle, a sinister rip-off of Mr Peanut.

I really need a holiday.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Aug 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By baboons
It's just listed in your flying club account as a...

It's just listed in your flying club account as a transaction, look at when your 12 month anniversary/fee was due.

Lots more info, efficient about how the vouchers now work on Head for Points
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Aug 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,128
Posted By baboons
Mobile Interesting article in the NYT backing up claims...

Interesting article in the NYT backing up claims that herd immunity in some cities is higher than first thought, and that the level of herd immunity required to suppress the virus might be lower than...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Aug 20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,240
Posted By baboons
Mobile You beat me to it. Just grabbed this from the FT ...

You beat me to it. Just grabbed this from the FT

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/69603/2aa13d29b69037.jpg
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Aug 20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,389
Posted By baboons
Public Health England estimates that on average...

Public Health England estimates that on average 17,000 people have died from the flu in England annually between 2014/15 and 2018/19. However, the yearly deaths vary widely from a high of 28,330 in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Aug 20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By baboons
Have you booked flights only, or a package, OP?

Have you booked flights only, or a package, OP?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Aug 20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By baboons
Mobile The school vs pubs debate is about which goes...

The school vs pubs debate is about which goes first if you're locking down. To avoid a complete lockdown, you can invoke various different measures. There's a view afoot that we absolutely should...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Aug 20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By baboons
I'll get it this year for the first time..if...

I'll get it this year for the first time..if everyone continues with masks, hand hygiene and no handshaking, plus improved cleaning regimes in public places, I'm hoping the flu will find it tougher...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Aug 20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,997
Posted By baboons
Mobile Running through the population means many...

Running through the population means many thousands more deaths, wasn't the initial projection 125k in the UK?

I'm wary of the source. The Telegraph is very pro business, open the economy.

We...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Jul 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,831
Posted By baboons
Mobile I"d just like Amazon to pay tax on profits earned...

I"d just like Amazon to pay tax on profits earned in the UK. (And Starbucks and every other *fully legally avoiding* firm who get away with murder).

If the govt focused on that, the country would...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Jul 20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,742
Posted By baboons
Mobile Yeah, nothing snidey intended. More that these...

Yeah, nothing snidey intended. More that these low level worries would be so welcome now, it would mean people are actually going on holiday!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jul 20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,940
Posted By baboons
Spanish PM Sanchez: "We are talking with...

Spanish PM Sanchez:

"We are talking with British authorities to try to get them to reconsider a measure that, in our opinion, is not well adjusted if we consider epidemiological criteria of Spain,...
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