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    UK Column News - 20th November 2020

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    There is now German team for lawyers willing to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for Covid. In the team is Dr. Reiner Füllmich who won the lawsuits against Deutsche Bank and VW.
    There site (presently only in German is)https://corona-ausschuss.de.

    There is a 54 min video at
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    CV19 test cannot detect infectious diseases and the CV19 is a normal virus like the flu Click here to see this post o...


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    CV19 test cannot detect infectious diseases and the CV19 is a normal virus like the flu Click here to see this post o...


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    Chris, this ghastly scenario is obviously orchestrated, the covid tests are unreliable, let’s all back to normal asap to save economy, jobs.
    However, the lack of info on usual real flu is a glaring mistake, so if folk get flu, is it covid? Er, absolutely not, as very little info filtering through on real flu instances at hospitals, but they will be forced to write Covid to exacerbate the ruse.
    But - local folk who have been caring for old people, very ill, compromised, this is an unusual flu, si Covid 19 exists, another nasty flu strain.

    Let’s back to work, with care and consideration, the virus will not be eradicated by fake vaccines, eat healthily, be warned, the ‘carrier’ is a vile lroblem, PEG adjuvants are real, holding nano-tech let loose on Poly Ethynol Glycosuphate ?
    NEVER get a vaccine - this is soooo important.
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    https://www.infowars.com/posts/new-s...ady-spreading/

    New Strains Of COVID Could Render Vaccines Completely Useless, And 2 Dangerous New Strains Are Already Spreading


    But COVID has been mutating, and scientists assure us that it will keep mutating. So what happens if the vaccines that are being developed end up being completely useless against new mutant strains of the virus? Would that put us all the way back to square one (or even worse)?

    Quote In Denmark, a new strain of COVID that is being passed to humans from minks was considered to be so dangerous that the government actually announced that they would kill all 17 million minks in the entire nation…

    The government of Denmark shocked the world a few days ago when it announced it would slaughter as many as 17 million minks in the country, effectively destroying the entire mink fur industry in the country. The officials opted for this radical option because of the novel coronavirus, as the pathogen developed a potentially dangerous mutation inside the captive mink population. Reports from the country said that the mutated coronavirus has already infected at least 12 people. Researchers are worried that the new strain might be so dangerous that it could effectively render the current COVID-19 vaccine candidates useless. A new report now delivers more troublesome news, as some researchers think that the mutated coronavirus strain has pandemic potential. Others, meanwhile, are calling for calm.

    Thankfully, after a tremendous uproar the Danish government decided not to kill all the minks.
    For free society!

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    The next fake crisis has been planned


    This is scary, but!!
    Preparedness for any eventuality is sensible.
    Dr Vernon Coleman has a wicked sense of humour but beneath that is a very possible outcome.
    Scared rats are very dangerous.
    They have a pathological commitment to their goal.
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    Here we go.....no freedom without a 'Freedom Pass'.

    Quote Britons who test negative for Covid twice in a week are set to receive a 'freedom pass' under government scheme that will allow them to live a normal life

    - It is hoped the scheme could allow Britons to go back to a relatively normal life
    - To earn a freedom pass people will need to get a negative test twice a week
    - Pass will allow you to mix with friends and family without distancing or masks

    Britons are set to be given Covid 'freedom passes' as long as they test negative for the virus twice in a week, it has been suggested.

    The details of the scheme are still being ironed out by officials in Whitehall, who hope it will allow the country to get back to normal next year.

    To earn the freedom pass, people will need to be tested regularly and, provided the results come back negative, they will then be given a letter, card or document they can show to people as they move around.

    The certificate would be stored on a phone, according to sources, and would allow people to live a relatively normal life until the government's vaccination programme gets up to the speed.

    It would even allow Britons to get away without wearing a mask, it is thought, and visit family and friends without the need to socially distance.

    A source told the Telegraph: 'They will allow someone to wander down the streets, and if someone else asks why they are not wearing a mask, they can show the card, letter or an App.'

    It comes after former health secretary Jeremy Hunt threw his backing behind the 'freedom pass' concept.

    His proposal suggests far less testing, however, with calls for Britons to be tested just once a month before being given their certificates.

    The former health secretary has called on ministers to come up with 'proper incentives' for people to get tested, self-isolate and receive a vaccine.

    His suggestion follows recommendations by behaviour experts advising Downing Street, who said those not infected with the virus should be handed paper wristbands to allow them to return to a more normal life.

    The Behavioural Insights team, also known as the 'Nudge Unit', also suggested lotteries at testing centres and paying for people's travel if they go to get tested.

    Mr Hunt pointed to the example of Slovakia's mass coronavirus testing scheme, where all the countries residents aged between ten and 65 - almost four million people - were swabbed for the virus over a single weekend.

    Those that tested negative were presented with a paper certificate and told they no longer needed to follow rules ordering them to stay home.

    Writing in The Times , the chair of Parliament's Health and Social Care Committee said Britain should 'go further' to encourage more people to get tested for Covid-19.
    Full article https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...edom-pass.html

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    People will do anything to be free --so they sign up willingly to slavery.
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    Even if everybody took the vaccines there is NO evidence it can eradicate ever-changing all (common) influenza's (eternal mutating viruses) thus THEY COUNT ON ALL OF US acting dumb about this fact ... Not to mention the unsafe toxic side-effects and the untested long-term effects of GMO-mRNA Vaccines you can not make them accountable for (liability lawsuits) but government use our tax-money to bail them out for that which Mainstream Media "forget to mention".

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    What they DON'T tell you about Covid: Fewer beds taken up than last year, deaths a fraction of the grim forecasts, 95% of fatalities had underlying causes... and how the facts can be twisted to strike fear in our hearts.
    • Despite the fearmongering, the number of Covid-19 deaths is significantly lower than the peak back in April
    • Latest ONS estimate shows that in the week ending November 14, new infections were already levelling off
    • GCHQ has embedded a team in Downing Street to provide Boris Johnson with real-time updates of Covid-19
    • Analysts will sift through vast amounts of data to ensure Boris Johnson has the most up-to-date information
    With the nation’s health at stake, it was revealed this week that GCHQ has embedded a team in Downing Street to provide Boris Johnson with real-time updates to combat the ‘emerging and changing threat’ posed by Covid-19.

    The intelligence analysts will sift through vast amounts of data to ensure the Prime Minister has the most up-to-date information on the spread of the virus.
    But what exactly should Mr Johnson be looking for? Here, ROSS CLARK reveals what he should be asking…

    It was revealed this week that GCHQ has embedded a team in Downing Street to provide Boris Johnson with real-time updates to combat the ‘emerging and changing threat’ posed by Covid-19

    • How accurate were the Government’s grim predictions?
    The short answer is: not very. In a July report commissioned by Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance, scientists estimated that there could be 119,000 deaths if a second spike coincided with a peak of winter flu. Yesterday, that figure stood at 54,286 – less than half that.

    In fact, the second peak seems to have passed – over the past week there has been an average of 22,287 new infections a day, down from 24,430 the week before.
    In mid-September, Sir Patrick made the terrifying claim that the UK could see 50,000 new coronavirus cases a day by mid-October unless more draconian restrictions were introduced. Yet we have never got near that figure.

    • What about its prophecies on deaths?
    Ditto. Its warnings simply don’t bear any relation to reality.
    During the ‘Halloween horror show’ press conference used by Sir Patrick and Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty to scare the Government into implementing a second lockdown, one of their slides suggested that daily Covid-19 deaths could reach 4,000 a day by December.



    Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty, pictured on October 31, when the second national lockdown was announced, had shown a slide predicting up to 4,000 deaths a day by December. But with ten days to go, we're still at less than 15 per cent of that figure

    With ten days to go, we’re still at less than 15 per cent of that figure. In fact, as the graph above shows, the current death rate is significantly below almost every modelled winter scenario.

    • Are hospitals close to full capacity?
    The answer is ‘no’ – contrary to what the Government experts would have you think after they last month published a chart that gave the impression that hospitals were close to overflowing, when at least half didn’t have a single Covid-19 patient.

    Currently, only 13 per cent of NHS beds are occupied by patients with Covid-19.
    On Monday this week, 16,271 hospitals beds across the UK were taken up with patients who had tested positive for Covid-19.



    On Monday this week, 16,271 hospitals beds across the UK were taken up with patients who had tested positive for Covid-19, a steady rise from last Monday, when there were 14,279 Covid patients. Remarkably, the number of NHS England beds currently occupied is lower than last year’s average

    This did show a steady rise from the previous Monday, when there were 14,279 patients with Covid.

    But to put this figure into perspective, the NHS in England had 101,255 general and acute beds available in March of this year plus 15,392 in Scotland and 10,563 in Wales.

    • How does it compare with last year?
    Remarkably, as the graph shows, the number of NHS England beds currently occupied is lower than last year’s average.

    On November 5, the most recent date available, there were actually 1,293 fewer patients in hospital beds than last year’s November average.
    Surely intensive care beds are full?

    Some hospitals are under pressure but that is not the picture everywhere as the chart above shows. On Wednesday, 1,430 people with Covid-19 were occupying beds with mechanical ventilation.



    Despite the fanare surrounding the construction of the Nightingale hospitals (such as Sunderland's, pictured on its opening day in May) they were never more than 1.23 per cent full

    Given that before the crisis there were 4,119 intensive care beds in England plus 269 in Scotland and 153 in Wales, roughly only 31 per cent of ICU beds – not including those which have been recently converted from normal beds – are currently occupied by patients with Covid.

    In fact, on November 8, the number of occupied critical beds was actually lower than five-year average for 2015-19.

    Even at the height of the first wave in the spring, the percentage of mechanical ventilation beds in existing NHS hospitals that were used never exceeded 62 per cent, according to a study by University College London.

    • But wasn’t that because of the Nightingale hospitals?
    Not at all. In fact, despite all the fanfare surrounding the Nightingale hospitals’ rapid construction, they were never more than 1.23 per cent full.

    Moreover, doctors are now far better prepared to treat Covid-19, such as knowing when and when not to put patients on ventilators.

    • So who is Covid-19 killing?
    To put it simply, the victims are overwhelmingly the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions.

    Of the 37,470 Covid-19 deaths recorded by NHS England up to November 18, 53.7 percent were of people aged over 80.

    In comparison, there have been just 275 deaths (only 0.7 per cent of the total) in people under 40.

    And crucially, those who have died from Covid-19 are overwhelmingly likely to have suffered from a pre-existing condition.

    Of those who have died from coronavirus, 35,806 people (95.6 per cent of the total) had at least one pre-existing serious medical condition.

    In fact, there have been just 42 deaths of people aged under 40 without a pre-existing condition.

    • What count as pre-existing conditions?
    While there has been lots of discussion about how a person’s lifestyle – their weight or general respiratory condition, for example – makes them more vulnerable to Covid-19, the truth is that those who die with pre-existing conditions tend to be suffering from serious, debilitating diseases.

    Some 27 per cent of them had diabetes, while 18 per cent had dementia – both of which render a person extremely vulnerable to any viral infection.
    Are more dying now than in the first wave?

    No. The number of Covid-19 deaths is significantly lower than the peak in April as the graph above shows. On April 21, for example, there were 1,224 Covid-19 deaths, and a daily average for the week of 838. Yesterday, 511 new deaths were reported.
    Are more dying now than last year?

    Despite what the fear-mongers would have you think, deaths are not far above average for this time of year as the graph above shows.



    Yes, in the week to November 6, overall deaths in England and Wales stood at 11,812 – which was 14.3 per cent, or 1,481 deaths higher, than the five-year average.
    But that hides the fact that in contrast to the spring, when deaths from non-Covid-19 causes were running above average, non-Covid-19 deaths in recent weeks have actually been running substantially below average.

    • Surely more elderly people are dying than normal?
    It doesn’t look like it. According to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures – for October 2020 – in spite of all the Covid-19 deaths, the average death rate in the over-75s was significantly lower this year than it was last October – 6,901.7 per 100,000 people, compared with 7141.7 for last year.

    • But isn’t the infection rate now going up?
    The latest ONS estimate shows that in the week ending November 14, new infections were already levelling off: one in 80 people in England had the disease that week, compared with 1 in 85 the week before.

    And it could now be falling: according to research published this week by scientists at Cambridge University – whose data is used by the Government’s Sage advisory group – infection rates of Covid-19 have actually stopped growing across England.



    The Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) said the reproduction 'R' rate - the average number of people each Covid-19 patient passes the disease to - had fallen slightly to a maximum of 1.1, from a maximum of 1.2 last week, and could be as low as 1.0 or lower in every region of Britain

    Indeed, they claim, the R rate – the average number of people infected by somebody with the virus – has fallen to one.
    If the figure is below one, the epidemic subsides; above one and it grows; and if it is one, infection rates stay the same.

    • Couldn’t that just be an anomaly?
    Actually, that figure for the R rate tallies with a number of other studies.
    The Government’s latest estimate – derived from Imperial College London’s REACT study, which has been swabbing tens of thousands of people every week – is that the R number for England as a whole is currently between 1 and 1.2.

    Meanwhile, the Covid-19 Symptom Study run by King’s College London, even puts the R number at 0.9 – the lowest it has been since August.

    Whatever the truth, data released by the ONS yesterday confirmed that infection rates are levelling off in England and Scotland.

    • Does it matter when the elderly are more likely to be infected?
    That’s the claim of critics of the Great Barrington Declaration – which in October called on governments to abandon one-size-fits-all lockdowns in favour of targeted shielding – who believe that the current wave of infection will tear through the elderly.



    The latest ONS estimate shows that in the week ending November 14, new infections were already levelling off. Scientists at Cambridge University believe the national R number has fallen to one, meaning the country's infection rate stays the same

    Yet the infection rate is actually highest in school-age children and students – the least vulnerable demographics – and lowest among the over 70s.
    In the week to November 14, the infection rate among secondary school pupils was 2.03 per cent, while in those over 70 it was just 0.48 per cent and falling.

    • What about the areas seeing a spike?
    There is certainly a regional variation when it comes to rates of infection – with the North generally seeing higher levels than the South.
    One of the reasons the figures may seem particularly striking is because, embarrassingly for the Government, the same figures over the autumn were based on a data error, which reported student infections as happening at their parents’ address – predominantly in the South.

    At the height of the problem, in September and October, one in eight cases was reported to the wrong local authority.

    • Isn’t mass testing going to fix all this?
    Don’t bet on it. The Government has put a lot of faith in Operation Moonshot – its plan to test the entire population once a week using ‘lateral flow tests’, a type of Covid-19 test that give results in only an hour.

    Yet their rapidity comes with a cost: they are not very reliable.





    According to a recent study by the University of Oxford and Public Health England’s Porton Down laboratory, the LFT being used in the pilot scheme across Liverpool succeeded in detecting Covid-19 in only 79.2 per cent of cases even when performed by laboratory staff.

    • Is that really so bad?
    Just wait. When used by trained health professionals in the community, the detection rate fell to 73 per cent and when used by self-trained members of the public it fell to just 58 per cent.

    Worse, in a way, were the false positives.

    Overall, 0.32 per cent of people given the tests were falsely told they had the virus.
    If the entire population were obliged to take the tests it could mean that 200,000 – a city the size of Portsmouth – would be ordered to self-isolate when they don’t actually have the disease.
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    What they DON'T tell you about Covid: Fewer beds taken up than last year, deaths a fraction of the grim forecasts, 95% of fatalities had underlying causes... and how the facts can be twisted to strike fear in our hearts.
    • Despite the fearmongering, the number of Covid-19 deaths is significantly lower than the peak back in April
    • Latest ONS estimate shows that in the week ending November 14, new infections were already levelling off
    • GCHQ has embedded a team in Downing Street to provide Boris Johnson with real-time updates of Covid-19
    • Analysts will sift through vast amounts of data to ensure Boris Johnson has the most up-to-date information
    With the nation’s health at stake, it was revealed this week that GCHQ has embedded a team in Downing Street to provide Boris Johnson with real-time updates to combat the ‘emerging and changing threat’ posed by Covid-19.

    The intelligence analysts will sift through vast amounts of data to ensure the Prime Minister has the most up-to-date information on the spread of the virus.
    But what exactly should Mr Johnson be looking for? Here, ROSS CLARK reveals what he should be asking…

    It was revealed this week that GCHQ has embedded a team in Downing Street to provide Boris Johnson with real-time updates to combat the ‘emerging and changing threat’ posed by Covid-19

    • How accurate were the Government’s grim predictions?
    The short answer is: not very. In a July report commissioned by Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance, scientists estimated that there could be 119,000 deaths if a second spike coincided with a peak of winter flu. Yesterday, that figure stood at 54,286 – less than half that.

    In fact, the second peak seems to have passed – over the past week there has been an average of 22,287 new infections a day, down from 24,430 the week before.
    In mid-September, Sir Patrick made the terrifying claim that the UK could see 50,000 new coronavirus cases a day by mid-October unless more draconian restrictions were introduced. Yet we have never got near that figure.

    • What about its prophecies on deaths?
    Ditto. Its warnings simply don’t bear any relation to reality.
    During the ‘Halloween horror show’ press conference used by Sir Patrick and Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty to scare the Government into implementing a second lockdown, one of their slides suggested that daily Covid-19 deaths could reach 4,000 a day by December.



    Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty, pictured on October 31, when the second national lockdown was announced, had shown a slide predicting up to 4,000 deaths a day by December. But with ten days to go, we're still at less than 15 per cent of that figure

    With ten days to go, we’re still at less than 15 per cent of that figure. In fact, as the graph above shows, the current death rate is significantly below almost every modelled winter scenario.

    • Are hospitals close to full capacity?
    The answer is ‘no’ – contrary to what the Government experts would have you think after they last month published a chart that gave the impression that hospitals were close to overflowing, when at least half didn’t have a single Covid-19 patient.

    Currently, only 13 per cent of NHS beds are occupied by patients with Covid-19.
    On Monday this week, 16,271 hospitals beds across the UK were taken up with patients who had tested positive for Covid-19.



    On Monday this week, 16,271 hospitals beds across the UK were taken up with patients who had tested positive for Covid-19, a steady rise from last Monday, when there were 14,279 Covid patients. Remarkably, the number of NHS England beds currently occupied is lower than last year’s average

    This did show a steady rise from the previous Monday, when there were 14,279 patients with Covid.

    But to put this figure into perspective, the NHS in England had 101,255 general and acute beds available in March of this year plus 15,392 in Scotland and 10,563 in Wales.

    • How does it compare with last year?
    Remarkably, as the graph shows, the number of NHS England beds currently occupied is lower than last year’s average.

    On November 5, the most recent date available, there were actually 1,293 fewer patients in hospital beds than last year’s November average.
    Surely intensive care beds are full?

    Some hospitals are under pressure but that is not the picture everywhere as the chart above shows. On Wednesday, 1,430 people with Covid-19 were occupying beds with mechanical ventilation.



    Despite the fanare surrounding the construction of the Nightingale hospitals (such as Sunderland's, pictured on its opening day in May) they were never more than 1.23 per cent full

    Given that before the crisis there were 4,119 intensive care beds in England plus 269 in Scotland and 153 in Wales, roughly only 31 per cent of ICU beds – not including those which have been recently converted from normal beds – are currently occupied by patients with Covid.

    In fact, on November 8, the number of occupied critical beds was actually lower than five-year average for 2015-19.

    Even at the height of the first wave in the spring, the percentage of mechanical ventilation beds in existing NHS hospitals that were used never exceeded 62 per cent, according to a study by University College London.

    • But wasn’t that because of the Nightingale hospitals?
    Not at all. In fact, despite all the fanfare surrounding the Nightingale hospitals’ rapid construction, they were never more than 1.23 per cent full.

    Moreover, doctors are now far better prepared to treat Covid-19, such as knowing when and when not to put patients on ventilators.

    • So who is Covid-19 killing?
    To put it simply, the victims are overwhelmingly the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions.

    Of the 37,470 Covid-19 deaths recorded by NHS England up to November 18, 53.7 percent were of people aged over 80.

    In comparison, there have been just 275 deaths (only 0.7 per cent of the total) in people under 40.

    And crucially, those who have died from Covid-19 are overwhelmingly likely to have suffered from a pre-existing condition.

    Of those who have died from coronavirus, 35,806 people (95.6 per cent of the total) had at least one pre-existing serious medical condition.

    In fact, there have been just 42 deaths of people aged under 40 without a pre-existing condition.

    • What count as pre-existing conditions?
    While there has been lots of discussion about how a person’s lifestyle – their weight or general respiratory condition, for example – makes them more vulnerable to Covid-19, the truth is that those who die with pre-existing conditions tend to be suffering from serious, debilitating diseases.

    Some 27 per cent of them had diabetes, while 18 per cent had dementia – both of which render a person extremely vulnerable to any viral infection.
    Are more dying now than in the first wave?

    No. The number of Covid-19 deaths is significantly lower than the peak in April as the graph above shows. On April 21, for example, there were 1,224 Covid-19 deaths, and a daily average for the week of 838. Yesterday, 511 new deaths were reported.
    Are more dying now than last year?

    Despite what the fear-mongers would have you think, deaths are not far above average for this time of year as the graph above shows.



    Yes, in the week to November 6, overall deaths in England and Wales stood at 11,812 – which was 14.3 per cent, or 1,481 deaths higher, than the five-year average.
    But that hides the fact that in contrast to the spring, when deaths from non-Covid-19 causes were running above average, non-Covid-19 deaths in recent weeks have actually been running substantially below average.

    • Surely more elderly people are dying than normal?
    It doesn’t look like it. According to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures – for October 2020 – in spite of all the Covid-19 deaths, the average death rate in the over-75s was significantly lower this year than it was last October – 6,901.7 per 100,000 people, compared with 7141.7 for last year.

    • But isn’t the infection rate now going up?
    The latest ONS estimate shows that in the week ending November 14, new infections were already levelling off: one in 80 people in England had the disease that week, compared with 1 in 85 the week before.

    And it could now be falling: according to research published this week by scientists at Cambridge University – whose data is used by the Government’s Sage advisory group – infection rates of Covid-19 have actually stopped growing across England.



    The Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) said the reproduction 'R' rate - the average number of people each Covid-19 patient passes the disease to - had fallen slightly to a maximum of 1.1, from a maximum of 1.2 last week, and could be as low as 1.0 or lower in every region of Britain

    Indeed, they claim, the R rate – the average number of people infected by somebody with the virus – has fallen to one.
    If the figure is below one, the epidemic subsides; above one and it grows; and if it is one, infection rates stay the same.

    • Couldn’t that just be an anomaly?
    Actually, that figure for the R rate tallies with a number of other studies.
    The Government’s latest estimate – derived from Imperial College London’s REACT study, which has been swabbing tens of thousands of people every week – is that the R number for England as a whole is currently between 1 and 1.2.

    Meanwhile, the Covid-19 Symptom Study run by King’s College London, even puts the R number at 0.9 – the lowest it has been since August.

    Whatever the truth, data released by the ONS yesterday confirmed that infection rates are levelling off in England and Scotland.

    • Does it matter when the elderly are more likely to be infected?
    That’s the claim of critics of the Great Barrington Declaration – which in October called on governments to abandon one-size-fits-all lockdowns in favour of targeted shielding – who believe that the current wave of infection will tear through the elderly.



    The latest ONS estimate shows that in the week ending November 14, new infections were already levelling off. Scientists at Cambridge University believe the national R number has fallen to one, meaning the country's infection rate stays the same

    Yet the infection rate is actually highest in school-age children and students – the least vulnerable demographics – and lowest among the over 70s.
    In the week to November 14, the infection rate among secondary school pupils was 2.03 per cent, while in those over 70 it was just 0.48 per cent and falling.

    • What about the areas seeing a spike?
    There is certainly a regional variation when it comes to rates of infection – with the North generally seeing higher levels than the South.
    One of the reasons the figures may seem particularly striking is because, embarrassingly for the Government, the same figures over the autumn were based on a data error, which reported student infections as happening at their parents’ address – predominantly in the South.

    At the height of the problem, in September and October, one in eight cases was reported to the wrong local authority.

    • Isn’t mass testing going to fix all this?
    Don’t bet on it. The Government has put a lot of faith in Operation Moonshot – its plan to test the entire population once a week using ‘lateral flow tests’, a type of Covid-19 test that give results in only an hour.

    Yet their rapidity comes with a cost: they are not very reliable.





    According to a recent study by the University of Oxford and Public Health England’s Porton Down laboratory, the LFT being used in the pilot scheme across Liverpool succeeded in detecting Covid-19 in only 79.2 per cent of cases even when performed by laboratory staff.

    • Is that really so bad?
    Just wait. When used by trained health professionals in the community, the detection rate fell to 73 per cent and when used by self-trained members of the public it fell to just 58 per cent.

    Worse, in a way, were the false positives.

    Overall, 0.32 per cent of people given the tests were falsely told they had the virus.
    If the entire population were obliged to take the tests it could mean that 200,000 – a city the size of Portsmouth – would be ordered to self-isolate when they don’t actually have the disease.
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    The policeman said the reason for the ticket/violation or whatever is... "It is likely to cause offence to someone." Well that could be anything then couldn't it?

    Regardless of what it is, be it an object, a sign, an article of clothing, a haircut, it could likely be offensive to someone. The next obvious thing is opinions.

    Bring on the thought police. "Ahh! I know what you're thinking - you're under arrest!"

    The perfect Monty Python piece.

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    When you are one step ahead of the crowd, you are a genius.
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    UK Column News - 23rd November 2020

    Scotland has closed its borders .
    English Welsh and Irish --its now illegal to cross the border into Scotland without good reason
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    Will Masks and Social Distancing be Forever?

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    Sir Desmond Swayne: "Flu has been killing more than Covid recently"

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    This article about a government takeover, etc. is supposedly a reaction to the pandemic but its rather extreme so there's a greater agenda here. Hope this is not the beginning of like-minded groups forming.

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