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  1. Keir Starmer is taking Boris apart at every opportunity. Best quote Boris "I wish he would be less negative" - Starmer - 34,000 deaths is not being negative, I'll continue to ask questions..."! So no deaths in care homes in Hong Kong, 11,600 here. The fact that Tory voters are trying to justify that over on the BBC comments section shows how deluded they are. This is disgrace. Someone should be jailed for this.
  2. Not vitamin D3. Most people at the end of winter in northern hemisphere countries are deficient. You can't get enough from food. Has been linked with cancer, MS, and an increased rate of infections of respiratory illness and cytokine storm. You can't get enough sunlight from September to March in the UK to get D levels up to the recommended levels either. D3 is well absorbed. Most people are also magnesium deficient. Easily corrected with supplements. Heart problems are often linked to this deficiency. The ones that probably aren't worth taking are multivitamins. You need to know wha
  3. Vitamin D does seem to help regulate the immune system. This may well reduce the cytokine storm that kills people with covid19. Plenty of scientific evidence for this in the flu. Its also interesting that the darker the skin the higher the death rate. That's probably vitamin D linked in the northern hemisphere. It might also explain the lower death rate in Scandi countries where they take D3 supplements. Vitamin D is more like a hormone, regulating thousands of processes in the body. Medcram on youtube came up with another theory that back in the 1918 epidemic, hydrotherepy was used to tr
  4. About 5% are critical, 12% need hospital treatment. Once healthcare is overwhelmed the death rate shoots up. I'm not hopeful about the UK. Chickens coming home to roost. NHS doesn't have the right safety equipment, not enough staff, not enough beds, not enough ventilators, already running at 80% capacity. This is a shit storm waiting to happen. Attempting to go for 'herd immunity' is mass murder under these conditions. They are not even testing NHS staff - run out of test kits. One consultant writing in the Guardian is trying to get one from a mate in China.
  5. Even a rate of 2% of 80% of the population infected is over 1 million dead.
  6. The UK government has done feck all. Kept boarders open to save airline industry. FAILED Kept kids in school to keep workers in work. Will spread virus faster to adult population WILL FAIL Run down NHS to sell it off. Tens of thousands of nurses and doctors short. FAIL Refused to ban events soon enough. Some still going ahead.FAIL Refused to pay everyone sick pay. Low paid workers won't self isolate. FAIL No clear strategy to keep businesses afloat. FAIL Failed to buy enough ventilators when they could have seen from Wuhan the threat. 20,000 short of whats ne
  7. Its typical of an exponential curve. The testing also lags the true infection rate by a couple of weeks. Too early to know where we will be in six weeks. My bet is deep trouble and a lockdown. The rate of increase is still accelerating, and although the numbers seem small, that can and does change rapidly as other countries have seen.
  8. They either print money to bailout the little people - or waste money in a futile effort to prop up shares. These are politicians who have spent their entire lives working at making the rich richer. Most do not understand its a debt based money system. The UK governments reluctance to give sick pay to the low paid is a case in point - they have ensured that millions of self employed and gig economy workers will continue to infect others because they can't afford to take time off. That will cost all of us a lot more in money and deaths than it will save.
  9. We don't know yet if this virus will be one or two phase. If its two and a cytokine storm is triggered it may well kill the young. This is what happened with the 1918 outbreak. The virus mutated, and this virus also now has two variants.
  10. England has a grand total of 15 EMCO beds. Intensive care is running almost at capacity as it is. Unlike the Chinese who built two hospitals in 10 days, we couldn't get past filling in a few forms in that time. China drafted in 10,000 staff from other provinces. We are tens of thousands of staff short. Welcome to Armageddon. Brought to you by austerity, stupidity, and neoliberalism. The governments failure to ensure sick pay and compulsory isolation to the low paid gig economy and self employed will ensure that isolation measures fail. We will have an epidemic within 2 months based on the
  11. There's no doubt about it. We are up shit creek. Yesterday's WHO death rate was stated at 3.4%. Virologists are predicting up to 80% infected in one year. On that basis we are looking at 1.8 million deaths in the UK. When health care got overwhelmed in Wuhan the death rate was at least 4%. Our NHS is already overwhelmed before this started. Unlike China we aren't going to be drafting in 10,000 extra staff or building hospitals in 10 days... We can substantially reduce deaths by extreme isolation and flattening out the peak, but time is running out to do this. This is a pandemic aka 1
  12. No. What's your point ? Its Tory policy to make people wait 5 weeks for universal credit which they're suggesting will be enough of an incentive to keep people self isolated. I know it wouldn't reassure me to stay off work as a self employed worker.....
  13. The government should make sure that anyone who tests positive is legally forced to stop working and paid benefits within 7 days (and at a substantially higher rate than exists now). Failure to do this will mean large numbers of self employed, low paid, gig economy, and agency staff continue to work and spread the virus much faster. I know a lot of people will moan about 'scroungers getting money' but the alternative is a much bigger shock to the economy and a lot more deaths. Tory policy vs the virus. Who will win ?
  14. On the basis that the bill is 110 pages, and about 5% has changed, that means about 6 pages to read in three days. Apparently that can't be done by remain voting MP's. They seem to be implying that they are illiterate. Of course what they really wanted was amendments to have yet another referendum (which presumably they'd also ignore if they lost), and blocking no deal in any circumstance forever, and ensuring we have zero negotiating position on the free trade talks. Brainless, pointless, and anti democratic. So here we go again. Zombie parliament, with a bunch of remainers blocking the
  15. For the record I'm a Labour party member. I back Brexit and the reasons why are articulately put here by the late Tony Benn. Benn worked with the council of ministers and knew first hand how anti democratic the EU was and still is. Guy Verhofstadt wants an empire - that's the fundamental misunderstanding with Remainers. Being in the EU is about becoming a super state with nations sidelined. An empire by the way is defined as "an extensive group of states or countries ruled over by a single monarch, an oligarchy, or a sovereign state." That's the goal of project EU. It is not, and never ha
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