Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

Grendel

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walker and Godden are working ok together we are well in the game but Da Costa is shocking
 

fernandopartridge

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With Darren Moore presumably in hospital and Steve Cotterill having spent 50 days there, football's argument for keeping going is weak
 

Saddlebrains

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NHS England report 1 death in the last 24 hours

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Isnt it strange how this isnt being widely reported in the MSM?


now if it was 1 thousand it would be plastered everywhere
 

PVA

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I get what you're saying... But 1 person dying is not as much of a news story as 1,000 people dying is it? I'd expect it to be plastered all over the news (as it was) if 1,000 peope were dying from Covid
 

chiefdave

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BBC said:
The UK wants to identify and deploy two effective treatments for Covid that can be taken as a tablet or capsule by the autumn, the government has announced just ahead of Boris Johnson's press conference.

People would be able to take them at home following a positive test or exposure to the virus to reduce the chance of spreading the virus and speed up recovery, the Department of Health said.

Finding the treatments will be the job of a new Antivirals Taskforce, which is being asked to search for the most promising medicines and to support their development through clinical trials.

The taskforce is also being asked to look at whether the treatments can be manufactured in the UK.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said they would be "another vital defence against any future increase in infections".

Chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance said antiviral drugs "could help protect those not protected by or ineligible for vaccines. They could also be another layer of defence in the face of new variants of concern."

The taskforce is modelled on the Vaccines Taskforce which was responsible for securing the UK's supply of vaccines.
Not sure if this is great news or just wishful thinking. If they can get this sort of treatment alongside vaccines then surely we're at the point where covid genuinely does become a bit like getting the flu.
 

Sky Blue Pete

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Blair didn’t twist the knife on radio 4. As if the pm has the power!
What pisses me off is the ventilators we’re going to be paid for by those taxes and used by people who both pay in their taxes and are paid by those taxes to treat people who have paid their taxes.

bastards
 

Skybluefaz

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Blair didn’t twist the knife on radio 4. As if the pm has the power!
What pisses me off is the ventilators we’re going to be paid for by those taxes and used by people who both pay in their taxes and are paid by those taxes to treat people who have paid their taxes.

bastards
A dozen of those excluded committed suicide as of January. I hope no more have been added to that number. They should have been listened to as a priority.
 
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shmmeee

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Let's be honest the entire crisis has just been an opportunity for a further heist by the Tories and their mates.
Let be more honest, the entire Tory party is a set up to steal cash and assets from the public and give them to their mates.

This isn’t a bug, it’s a feature.