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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 443
Posted By YorkshireT
Neither. The one whose right is the one who ends...

Neither. The one whose right is the one who ends lockdowns full stop and just maintains a sensible distancing rule and protecting those vulnerable people who cannot protect themselves (in home cared...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 08:43 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Opening the windows humidifies the air.

Opening the windows humidifies the air.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 08:41 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Seasonal respiratory virus increase because...

Seasonal respiratory virus increase because people are inside more but mainly because heating and dry indoor air dry up mucous membranes. Mucous is the first line of defence. We apparently breath in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By YorkshireT
Quite a lot around Bozza, they are...

Quite a lot around Bozza, they are everywhere.:confused2
Forum: General Chat Today, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By YorkshireT
I am a fair weather exerciser Bozza. I cycle a...

I am a fair weather exerciser Bozza. I cycle a lot, Iíve been doing up to 300 miles a month and I normally hit the treadmill at the gym quite a bit in winter, but Mrs YT who is a fitness fanatic is...
Forum: General Chat Today, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By YorkshireT
I have just bought a Life Fitness F1- worried...

I have just bought a Life Fitness F1- worried gyms may close again and I don't like going out in the cold winter dark mornings and nights. I bought this one as Lifefitness are at my gym and good...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By YorkshireT
Iím not sure if we are slipping into collective...

Iím not sure if we are slipping into collective madness, or Iíve just got it horribly wrong to be honest.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 04:53 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Lots of interesting things tonight- looks like...

Lots of interesting things tonight- looks like the virus is starting to decline as itís run through the students (who are remarkably unscathed):
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 04:15 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
And yes, you couldnít make it up: 4 days...

And yes, you couldnít make it up:

4 days ago:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/099339147ddc1f.jpg


Now:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/8a12203e2fd023.jpg
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 04:10 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/7610f0...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/7610f01b2cc716.jpghttps://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/da1be41f5dfe82.jpg
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 02:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,599
Posted By YorkshireT
For context- the SAGE paper (assuming you trust...

For context- the SAGE paper (assuming you trust SAGE):
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/1a18eda1d6d610.jpg

Where do your figures come from?

I assume you are saying because hugely...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By YorkshireT
A little worried by the 4% false positive rate if...

A little worried by the 4% false positive rate if Iím reading this correctly? Imagine if you were one of the unlucky ones- particularly getting on a plane? Maybe theyíd give a second one to double...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,518
Posted By YorkshireT
Just seen a Welsh bookshop owner being...

Just seen a Welsh bookshop owner being interviewed on the news. Was questioned about whether she minded closing down the shop.

Answer was no, we are all in it together and the Ďfire breakí will...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By YorkshireT
If they let me in and we have insurance-...

If they let me in and we have insurance- absolutely would go to USA.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By YorkshireT
Is it being suggested Nightingale Hospitals were...

Is it being suggested Nightingale Hospitals were built with no chance of them ever being used due to lack of staff and so it was done for PR or something?

I ask the question because lockdown...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 33,244
Posted By YorkshireT
3.5 a day.

3.5 a day.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 12:56 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 33,244
Posted By YorkshireT
These are tiny numbers. Watch this ...

These are tiny numbers.

Watch this


https://youtu.be/PRu6Mgb49Uk
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:32 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes as you say 3% to restaurants and food...

Yes as you say 3% to restaurants and food outlets. Would a Toby Carvery, Whetherspoons, etc be classified as a restaurant and food outlet? Iíd have thought it would have?

Anyway, you can see the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
This is week 41. I donít think bars and...

This is week 41. I donít think bars and restaurants were mostly shut were they?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 33,244
Posted By YorkshireT
Iím not saying this guy is always correct by any...

Iím not saying this guy is always correct by any means, but worthwhile watching for another perspective for our Irish members:

https://youtu.be/CPmWYFlUK54
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 33,244
Posted By YorkshireT
Ireland had no deaths yesterday and very few...

Ireland had no deaths yesterday and very few since August. October has not even been that bad, look at the numbers. Itís hard to fathom such strict measures and this 3km rule. My friends in Ireland...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Sorry Iíll admit Iím not doing a very good job of...

Sorry Iíll admit Iím not doing a very good job of explaining myself.

The lack of infection caused by bars and restaurants is in the latest report, which is what I was referencing as being the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,599
Posted By YorkshireT
It could be worse- we could be looking at hard...

It could be worse- we could be looking at hard lockdown with no ability to go more than 3 km from your house like Ireland, thatís had a handful of Covid deaths in October, and, for example, none...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes but just published and it contains very...

Yes but just published and it contains very useful information. Why did we have any restrictions when the numbers were plummeting?

See how few outbreaks are linked to the hospitality sector as a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíd recommend everyone read the latest Public...

Iíd recommend everyone read the latest Public Health England report for a broad range of figures- note how everything is trending down nearly-
...
Forum: General Chat Today, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By YorkshireT
What a bloody stupid name- everyone knows Post...

What a bloody stupid name- everyone knows Post Office.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,518
Posted By YorkshireT
Low deaths (abnormally low) for winter 2018/19...

Low deaths (abnormally low) for winter 2018/19 and pre covid 19/20. Those people will not hang around forever and unfortunately deaths would have been abnormally high anyway throughout later winter...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Professor Jane Eddleston- head of Manchester RI...

Professor Jane Eddleston- head of Manchester RI intensive care-

ďThe system can cope,Ē the Manchester Royal Infirmary intensive care consultant said. ďIf one looks at the stark figures, one might...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 07:17 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
ď Andy Burnham and Sir Richard Leese this evening...

ď Andy Burnham and Sir Richard Leese this evening put out a statement in which they criticised what they called the government's use of 'selective statistics'.

ďWe are disappointed that the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By YorkshireT
Read my post about my mum and Cinderellaís-...

Read my post about my mum and Cinderellaís- numerous people saying exactly the same.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By YorkshireT
You can call them up for the code- youíll need...

You can call them up for the code- youíll need the deed number off the Orange County website. If you get someone unhelpful dial again selecting a different option.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíve banked most of my 2020 points (I had...

Iíve banked most of my 2020 points (I had borrowed about a quarter in 2019) and if my Easter Trip does not come off, thatís another chunk of points Iím using at VGF that I wonít use, if I canít stay...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By YorkshireT
Minimum points for blue card now at 125 officially

We knew it was coming, and they increased it today to 125.

Glad I decided to jump on that 25 point contract when I did back in 2016 to supplement my resale contracts.

It was worth it for 25...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,714
Posted By YorkshireT
Shockingly Cuomo appears to be slating the safety...

Shockingly Cuomo appears to be slating the safety of the vaccines in order to score political capital against Trump.

This is all the world needs- what a fool.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
40% of covid sufferers in US nursing homes are...

40% of covid sufferers in US nursing homes are asymptomatic- with not even a sniffle. These are generally people who are so infirm they cannot care for themselves and are generally very elderly, and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,243
Posted By YorkshireT
Regarding this Ď20% (revise down as appropriate)...

Regarding this Ď20% (revise down as appropriate) of people have herd immunityí, there is an innate immunity, and also the virus has become seasonal, so the death curve is nothing like when the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,518
Posted By YorkshireT
And rather than spreading out the vulnerable over...

And rather than spreading out the vulnerable over the next three months, they save them up for when the hospitals are really stretched in Jan and Feb.
Inevitable result= multiple lockdowns.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,352
Posted By YorkshireT
Thankfully!😹

Thankfully!😹
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,518
Posted By YorkshireT
Thereís evidence the pandemic was in decrease and...

Thereís evidence the pandemic was in decrease and ending as we locked down- we then went into summer and it never flared up really, mainly due to it being a seasonal virus now.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By YorkshireT
It went under pre Covid- I flew to Paris on...

It went under pre Covid- I flew to Paris on business with them in Feb and it went under about a week later from memory.
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