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Can imagine it can't you

 

junior aide after being alerted by senior civil servant:

Minister, We've been offered 50 million Coronavirus testing kits.

 

Minister:

How does that fit in with our herd immunity policy which requires people to become infected?

 

 

Junior aide:

OK if you say so. .Well how about this offer of 25,000 ventilators for when our plan works or even if it doesn't?

 

Minister:

Why are you still here breathing on me.

 

 

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Isn't that the same sort of thing people with really bad sleep apnea use? 

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Good point, hightail. I'm not sure.


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Nature is coming back. I had the window open last night, I can normally tell the time by the distant roar of traffic on the A4 and planes coming into Heathrow. I woke up, thinking it was 2am, because it was dead silent out there.  Looked at my watch, it was nearly 6 am ! Not a car, not a plane, just silence. On a Tuesday, the busiest morning of the week normally.


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Strange, isn't it? You can hear birds singing as well.


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Very weird indeed. I'm an aviation geek, so I'm always plane spotting using flight radar 24. Planes are coming straight in at Heathrow at all times now. The are not even in a holding pattern at peak times.  That's the first time since, probably forever.


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This is what I worry about, tragic...

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-52165397


 
 

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meanwhile another "expert" wants the UK to go back to the Herd Immunity let granny die plan

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8186507/PMs-virus-adviser-warns-Britain-need-adopt-herd-immunity.html


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On 29/03/2020 at 22:30, tobyjugg2 said:

 

I know nurses and staff in hospitals who were right up to last friday face to face with patients since the outbreak with no face masks, few gloves and not even hand sanitiser which had run out or been stolen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In non-covid wards masks aren't even a requirement and I seriously doubt that any NHS hospital has run out of gloves and sanitiser.

 

I spent most of the last week in the non-covid respiratory wards of both Harefield and Stoke Mandeville hospitals and both had massive stocks of all PPE (I asked), and it's not as if they don't use it. I was genuinely astonished at how much PPE they got through as nursing staff would put on fresh PPE like aprons and gloves between each and every patient interaction, meaning hundreds of items per nurse per day.

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, cjcregg said:

 

 

 

In non-covid wards masks aren't even a requirement and I seriously doubt that any NHS hospital has run out of gloves and sanitiser.

 

I spent most of the last week in the non-covid respiratory wards of both Harefield and Stoke Mandeville hospitals and both had massive stocks of all PPE (I asked), and it's not as if they don't use it. I was genuinely astonished at how much PPE they got through as nursing staff would put on fresh PPE like aprons and gloves between each and every patient interaction, meaning hundreds of items per nurse per day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm not so sure

 

We were in fracture clinic at our local hospital recently and they were complaining about being out of small gloves, one of the nurses tried to use a sanitiser bottle to find it was empty and was told by another nurse there was none left to fill it up... 


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Lets hope he pulls through, he has a little one on the way, the issue is who will be interim in charge whilst he is in hospital?


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Raab is his 'designated survivor'.


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Apparently so Richard North has a pop at the Toby Young let the elderly die to save the economy paradigm today, using Johnson as an example, he postulates that the responses were correct in some ways for flu, but Covid-19 is a SARS, not a flu so needs different handling  http://www.eureferendum.com/blogview.aspx?blogno=87569#disqus_thread

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That's excellent, dx, I love it. :D

 

 


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Posted (edited)

Well I can confirm that those desperately needed supplies are reaching the hospitals although far more is needed - especially testing and more testing and even more testing everywhere.

 

Worrying news that animals have been confirmed can catch it although why there was any real doubt given the origins of the disease I have no idea.

 

Thoughts on masks is changing - with the Americans apparently gazzumping bought stocks ordered by other countries.

 

The thing with masks and gloves is the same as hand washing - nothing short of hazmats will do - but every little helps.

 

 

 

 

 

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Boris Johnson in ICU condition worsened over the afternoon

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52192604


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The depot we share with Parcelforce was packed with boxes of masks ect ready to be delivered.


 
 

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8 minutes ago, maroondevo52 said:

 

The depot we share with Parcelforce was packed with boxes of masks ect ready to be delivered.

Whilst I appreciate the post office is working incredibly hard.. I hope they manage to get those masks to where they need to go and fast !. 

 

My Postman's wife, who is a District Nurse has been confirmed as having Covid 19, so sadly as he now has to be isolated.. there is going to be one less postman to help deliver these. 

 

 

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37 minutes ago, brassnecked said:

Boris Johnson in ICU condition worsened over the afternoon

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52192604

 

Whilst I don't always agree with his politics, I wouldn't wish this on anyone.

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