Coronavirus & stuff

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by Lex-Man » Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:12 am

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Rex Kramer wrote:Just when you think the world can't get any more ridiculous.

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This is what really strawberry floats me off when someone does something bad and you get calls of "HE SHOULD RESIGN!!!!".

Resignation for these people means nothing. For you or I, it's being unemployed and trying to find another job, with the spectre of why you had to leave hanging over you. Hancock bangs his secretary up the arse while telling us we shouldn't be in the same county as someone else, and he's just waltzed in to another job.


To be fair he was sacked/resigned for his affair not his extreme incompetence.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Rex Kramer » Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:17 am

To be even fairer, that's only because if they started sacking people for incompetence then we wouldn't have a cabinet.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Tomous » Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:17 am

Rex Kramer wrote:To be even fairer, that's only because if they started sacking people for incompetence then we wouldn't have a cabinet.



Yes please.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Buffalo » Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:18 am

Should be in a jail cell along with the rest of them.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Victor Mildew » Wed Oct 13, 2021 11:20 am

Imagine where that thumb has been.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Moggy » Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:31 pm

Britain sending incompetent arseholes to strawberry float up Africa?

It's just like the good old days!

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by captain red dog » Wed Oct 13, 2021 1:51 pm

Got my flu vax today. Hopefully I'm pretty covered now for the winter. Apparently I'm able to get a Covid booster too at some point because of my wife's condition. I believe the lady who jabbed me said that they are going to be opening up boosters to be done in places like Boots. I'm surprised we never got round to opening up the main vaccine to pharmacies that do the winter flu programme.

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by Victor Mildew » Wed Oct 13, 2021 1:53 pm

captain red dog wrote:Got my flu vax today. Hopefully I'm pretty covered now for the winter. Apparently I'm able to get a Covid booster too at some point because of my wife's condition. I believe the lady who jabbed me said that they are going to be opening up boosters to be done in places like Boots. I'm surprised we never got round to opening up the main vaccine to pharmacies that do the winter flu programme.


We asked the woman who did our flu jabs in boots why they didn t do that, and apparently the entire place needs to be dedicated to covid if that's to be done, so you couldn't have customers mixing with covid jabbers.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by captain red dog » Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:05 pm

Victor Mildew wrote:
captain red dog wrote:Got my flu vax today. Hopefully I'm pretty covered now for the winter. Apparently I'm able to get a Covid booster too at some point because of my wife's condition. I believe the lady who jabbed me said that they are going to be opening up boosters to be done in places like Boots. I'm surprised we never got round to opening up the main vaccine to pharmacies that do the winter flu programme.


We asked the woman who did our flu jabs in boots why they didn t do that, and apparently the entire place needs to be dedicated to covid if that's to be done, so you couldn't have customers mixing with covid jabbers.

I don't see why that would be an issue though. We got our son a chicken pox vaccine at a local pharmacy which also did flu jab.

I guess there are concerns about capacity, but it definitely sounded like the booster programme would be done in pharmacies from what the pharmacist was telling me.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by rinks » Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:22 pm

45k daily cases - the highest since July, and an 11% increase on a week ago. Everyone get back to your offices.

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by Lex-Man » Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:30 pm

rinks wrote:45k daily cases - the highest since July, and an 11% increase on a week ago. Everyone get back to your offices.


Got to keep leveling up.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Cuttooth » Fri Oct 15, 2021 6:50 am

rinks wrote:45k daily cases - the highest since July, and an 11% increase on a week ago. Everyone get back to your offices.

We're at the point now where any decrease in daily cases, hospitalisations, and deaths is treated as the pandemic finally coming to an end while the subsequent rise in numbers a few days or weeks later is effectively ignored.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Vermilion » Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:44 am

I do wonder though whether the case numbers are being largely inflated by outbreaks in schools, that does seem to be the case in my area at least.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Cuttooth » Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:52 am

Inflated in what sense? They still create a point of infection within their families and within the wider community. The number of new cases in the UK is absolutely dwarfing those in other countries where children are also back in classrooms.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Tomous » Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:58 am

Vermilion wrote:I do wonder though whether the case numbers are being largely inflated by outbreaks in schools, that does seem to be the case in my area at least.



Yes the numbers will be inflated by an increase in cases, that's how it works

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Dual » Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:05 am

:lol:

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Jenuall » Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:09 am

:lol:

Yes a lot of the recent cases are from kids getting it in school, but that is also showing a clear knock on effect to the wider community - more teachers and parents are getting it as well and that then increases the risk of it spreading even further. All of this at a time of waning immunity in the most vulnerable groups who haven't had the chance to get boosted yet. It's a bad situation.

Oh and we're seeing more mutation in the Delta variant as well, so that's fun!

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Oblomov Boblomov » Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:09 am

Could it be, in fact, that the case numbers are being inflated by people contracting the disease? It really does maek u fink, I can't deny.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Photek » Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:10 am

Our numbers have spiked again so next weeks planned re-opening of night clubs and the end of most of the remaining protections might be post-poned. You still need a vaccination 'passport' to dine/drink indoors over here still and while everything's opened, we still have to wear a mask when shopping or travelling on public transport.

Pretty sure the masks stuff will stay for at least several more months even though we have surpassed even the UK now in vaccinated numbers. It doesn't have any real impact on my life and the economy has bounced back so masks in certain areas are fine by me.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Victor Mildew » Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:11 am

Kill all the kids, it's the only way to be sure.

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