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« Reply #63040 on: October 13, 2021, 09:38:35 am »
So a damning All Party report on the lack of planning, and pathetically slow response. Where’s the P.M?

As numbers of Covid cases rise, food and fuel prices rise and supplies are scarce in places, there are ongoing filling station issues added to a chronic lack of drivers, where’s the P.M? - he’s fucked off again.

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Both Max Hastings and Cummings have condemned him in excruciatingly harsh terms.

And he’s still flying high in the polls.

Out of his two critics I’d put more credence in anything Hastings’ has to say rather than the spurned Cummins.

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« Reply #63041 on: October 13, 2021, 10:19:32 am »
Also mad that he's still going to school, but rules are rules 👀

The rule by ours is now if one tests positive the other is to stay away from school for 3 days then do a PCR before they can go back in. Local PHE came up with this on their own, nothing to do with the Govt incompetents

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« Reply #63042 on: October 13, 2021, 11:51:55 am »
Out of his two critics I’d put more credence in anything Hastings’ has to say rather than the spurned Cummins.
Cummings does undermine his impartiality by constantly referring to Johnson as "the trolley".  I get where he's coming from and he's probably right that Johnson was just a semi-committed, constantly distracted, short on detail figurehead for those in the shadows.  Name calling is unlikely to win many people over though.

It may just be me but I also find Cummings' musings very hard to follow.  It's as if I'd just picked up a degree-level astrophysics textbook and flipped to page 200.  Unlike astrophysics though what he's talking about is so simple but he somehow makes it seem complicated.

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« Reply #63043 on: October 13, 2021, 01:56:16 pm »
Why have they cancelled the London NYE fireworks? I highly doubt we will be in lockdown again, and more people will be vaccinated by then. I’m not entirely sure what they think is going to happen. There’s mass gatherings all the time at Christmas.

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« Reply #63044 on: October 13, 2021, 01:59:39 pm »
Why have they cancelled the London NYE fireworks? I highly doubt we will be in lockdown again, and more people will be vaccinated by then. I’m not entirely sure what they think is going to happen. There’s mass gatherings all the time at Christmas.

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« Reply #63045 on: October 13, 2021, 02:12:20 pm »
The rule by ours is now if one tests positive the other is to stay away from school for 3 days then do a PCR before they can go back in. Local PHE came up with this on their own, nothing to do with the Govt incompetents

Ours is the same as Joffs , very bizarre situation really . One family we know and the mum and little brother caught it but the daughter and dad were fine but they took the decision and kept them both away from school for the duration

Had to sign my daughters school book last night and she had wrote some single digit numbers in each day for the last few weeks,  forgot to ask her about it and asked her on the way to school what it was and she said it was people off in her class , most days it was 6 to 9 children ( It's a mixture of Year 5 & 6 in her class)
After we had dropped her off my wife said you know why she's doing that don't you and said yes . It's her birthday today so they take sweets in to hand out at the end of the day so she was working out how many extra she might have to herself  ;D

Seems to be a pretty grim winter bug going round along with covid, daughter has been full of cold on and off since she went back and coughing like a bloody seal .
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« Reply #63046 on: October 13, 2021, 02:16:43 pm »
Ours is the same as Joffs , very bizarre situation really . One family we know and the mum and little brother caught it but the daughter and dad were fine but they took the decision and kept them both away from school for the duration

Had to sign my daughters school book last night and she had wrote some single digit numbers in each day for the last few weeks,  forgot to ask her about it and asked her on the way to school what it was and she said it was people off in her class , most days it was 6 to 9 children ( It's a mixture of Year 5 & 6 in her class)
After we had dropped her off my wife said you know why she's doing that don't you and said yes . It's her birthday today so they take sweets in to hand out at the end of the day so she was working out how many extra she might have to herself  ;D

Seems to be a pretty grim winter bug going round along with covid, daughter has been full of cold on and off since she went back and coughing like a bloody seal .

My 11 yr old is the same, he's had a PCR and was negative. We fly to Cyprus next week and I'll basically have to lie on the forms to deny snotty noses and coughing

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« Reply #63047 on: October 13, 2021, 02:42:00 pm »
My 11 yr old is the same, he's had a PCR and was negative. We fly to Cyprus next week and I'll basically have to lie on the forms to deny snotty noses and coughing

Don’t you have to do the PCR within 48 (or 72)hours of flying?

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« Reply #63048 on: October 13, 2021, 02:58:13 pm »
Why have they cancelled the London NYE fireworks? I highly doubt we will be in lockdown again, and more people will be vaccinated by then. I’m not entirely sure what they think is going to happen. There’s mass gatherings all the time at Christmas.

Maybe to mitigate against a surge similar to last winter. 

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« Reply #63049 on: October 13, 2021, 03:12:15 pm »
Don’t you have to do the PCR within 48 (or 72)hours of flying?

The 13 yr old needs two, pre departure and another on landing in Cyprus, 11 yr old doesn't due to age and me and the wife don't due to us being double jabbed. If we were still in the EU, he wouldn't need to do the PCR's at all as the EU covid recovery pass would cover him seeing as he had in in September. The flightpass gets you to tick a box that confirms you haven't had any what amounts to cold symptoms in the previous 14 days. Its October, who bloody hasn't?

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« Reply #63050 on: October 13, 2021, 03:34:17 pm »
The 13 yr old needs two, pre departure and another on landing in Cyprus, 11 yr old doesn't due to age and me and the wife don't due to us being double jabbed. If we were still in the EU, he wouldn't need to do the PCR's at all as the EU covid recovery pass would cover him seeing as he had in in September. The flightpass gets you to tick a box that confirms you haven't had any what amounts to cold symptoms in the previous 14 days. Its October, who bloody hasn't?

Sorry! Missed the ‘11yr old’ bit. Thanks for clarifying though as I’ve got to do this for my eldest soon too!

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« Reply #63051 on: October 13, 2021, 04:14:21 pm »
Sorry! Missed the ‘11yr old’ bit. Thanks for clarifying though as I’ve got to do this for my eldest soon too!

We've gone for the drive through test at Manc airport with Randox, result same day, £60 after using code Test21 from the Jet2 website. Its only £20 at Paphos airport :no

We might wait until we are away to order the 4 x day 2 at home PCR's we need when we get back, just in case they have changed to the LFT for the week starting 25th Oct.

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« Reply #63052 on: October 13, 2021, 05:05:35 pm »
42776 new cases and 136 deaths reported today.

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« Reply #63053 on: October 13, 2021, 05:12:00 pm »
Deaths seem to have plateaued at around 130-150 a-day.

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« Reply #63054 on: October 13, 2021, 05:16:55 pm »
Deaths seem to have plateaued at around 130-150 a-day.

With some luck over the next few weeks with boosters and flu shots it should fall

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« Reply #63055 on: October 13, 2021, 05:24:40 pm »
Cummings does undermine his impartiality by constantly referring to Johnson as "the trolley".  I get where he's coming from and he's probably right that Johnson was just a semi-committed, constantly distracted, short on detail figurehead for those in the shadows.  Name calling is unlikely to win many people over though.

It may just be me but I also find Cummings' musings very hard to follow.  It's as if I'd just picked up a degree-level astrophysics textbook and flipped to page 200.  Unlike astrophysics though what he's talking about is so simple but he somehow makes it seem complicated.

Cummings loses all credibility because everything he say about Johnson is true, but it’s nothing that all of us didn’t already know and I’m sure none of us have even met the clown or move in his circles, but Cummings on the other hand would have known what Johnson was like from his own personal experience and still opted to work for him.

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« Reply #63056 on: October 13, 2021, 05:33:30 pm »
Cummings loses all credibility because everything he say about Johnson is true, but it’s nothing that all of us didn’t already know and I’m sure none of us have even met the clown or move in his circles, but Cummings on the other hand would have known what Johnson was like from his own personal experience and still opted to work for him.

And Johnson backed Cummings when he was caught on his 'test drive'.

It now looks like the lover spurned getting revenge after Carrie took his place in Johnson's affections.

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« Reply #63057 on: October 13, 2021, 05:35:50 pm »
And Johnson backed Cummings when he was caught on his 'test drive'.

It now looks like the lover spurned getting revenge after Carrie took his place in Johnson's affections.

That's it exactly, Cummings should have stuck the knife in before he got sacked, people might have taken him seriously then.

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« Reply #63058 on: October 13, 2021, 05:50:42 pm »
Cummings loses all credibility because everything he say about Johnson is true, but it’s nothing that all of us didn’t already know and I’m sure none of us have even met the clown or move in his circles, but Cummings on the other hand would have known what Johnson was like from his own personal experience and still opted to work for him.

But also, so little of what he says is actually true too. Like B Johnson as a journalist (where he was found to be a liar who made things up) he has that same sneaky habit of being able to call on just the right kind of example conveniently

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« Reply #63059 on: October 13, 2021, 09:34:03 pm »
The rule by ours is now if one tests positive the other is to stay away from school for 3 days then do a PCR before they can go back in. Local PHE came up with this on their own, nothing to do with the Govt incompetents
Think this or something that goes a little further needs to come in nationwide very soon. It was a huge mistake to go down the route they have. It needs to come in quick too, ideally by next week but certainly be in place after mid term break. Without it then their plan B needs to come in by the end of this month, but that’s as unlikely as the school change.

We’re not in good shape at all at the exact pivotal time that we needed to be. We’re bang on the time last year when infections and hospitalisations started to ramp up consistently and here we are this year with a lot of indicators flashing warning signs again.


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« Reply #63060 on: October 13, 2021, 09:59:52 pm »
Think this or something that goes a little further needs to come in nationwide very soon. It was a huge mistake to go down the route they have. It needs to come in quick too, ideally by next week but certainly be in place after mid term break. Without it then their plan B needs to come in by the end of this month, but that’s as unlikely as the school change.

We’re not in good shape at all at the exact pivotal time that we needed to be. We’re bang on the time last year when infections and hospitalisations started to ramp up consistently and here we are this year with a lot of indicators flashing warning signs again.

And the flashing warning signs will be ignored by the blinkered ones yet again.

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« Reply #63061 on: October 14, 2021, 07:45:02 am »
42776 new cases and 136 deaths reported today.

Why are cases still so high compared to Europe?
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« Reply #63062 on: October 14, 2021, 08:02:00 am »
Why are cases still so high compared to Europe?

They still have more restrictions than us.

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« Reply #63063 on: October 14, 2021, 08:15:21 am »
Think this or something that goes a little further needs to come in nationwide very soon. It was a huge mistake to go down the route they have. It needs to come in quick too, ideally by next week but certainly be in place after mid term break. Without it then their plan B needs to come in by the end of this month, but that’s as unlikely as the school change.

We’re not in good shape at all at the exact pivotal time that we needed to be. We’re bang on the time last year when infections and hospitalisations started to ramp up consistently and here we are this year with a lot of indicators flashing warning signs again.
Agree 100% from a purely anecdotal point of view, I.e. my wife’s school where COVID is taking off. Doesn’t look good going into winter. They’re going to screw up….YET AGAIN, if they haven’t already.

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« Reply #63064 on: October 14, 2021, 08:17:35 am »
And the flashing warning signs will be ignored by the blinkered ones yet again.
Of course they will. They’ll be a minimum 2-3 weeks behind the curve/ too late when they do something, IF they do something.

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« Reply #63065 on: October 14, 2021, 09:26:38 am »
Why are cases still so high compared to Europe?

Schools are insisting kids get tested too, so that is going to be driving the testing numbers right up and therefore the positive tests I would expect. Its flying through the eldest lads school and schools all over Trafford, so that will be repeated nationwide.

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« Reply #63066 on: October 14, 2021, 09:28:33 am »
Of course they will. They’ll be a minimum 2-3 weeks behind the curve/ too late when they do something, IF they do something.

Then Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, the absolute useless pile of piss and shit, will ride in like a fucking Knight on a white Horse and save Christmas and the stupid c*nts we sadly have to share an island with will lap it up.

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« Reply #63067 on: October 14, 2021, 10:03:53 am »
Then Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, the absolute useless pile of piss and shit, will ride in like a fucking Knight on a white Horse and save Christmas and the stupid c*nts we sadly have to share an island with will lap it up.
Yep, that just about sums it up

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« Reply #63068 on: October 14, 2021, 12:07:22 pm »
LFT Tests are more accurate than first thought



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Lateral flow tests (LFTs) are very good at detecting people most likely to spread Covid-19 and positive results should be trusted, say University College London researchers.

When LFTs were introduced, they were criticised for being less accurate than PCR tests, which are analysed in a lab.

But the study found rapid tests were "a very useful public health tool" for stopping the spread of the virus.

One third of people with Covid can spread it while showing no symptoms.

Based on the UCL research, Prof Irene Petersen, lead study author, said people who get a positive LFT result "should trust them and stay at home".

But government guidance says people must get a follow-up PCR test after a positive LFT to confirm they have Covid - and they can end their self-isolation when they get a negative result in a PCR test.

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There have been recent reports of this happening in south-west England, leaving people unsure whether to isolate or not.

The UK's Health Security Agency said it was looking into the cause, but there was no evidence of any technical issues with test kits.

Prof Petersen said: "When [Covid is] more common, there is no need to confirm it with a PCR - it's more likely it is a positive," she said.

Rapid results
When the researchers used a new formula for calculating the rapid test's accuracy, they found LFTs were more than 80% effective at detecting any level of Covid-19 infection and likely to be more than 90% effective at detecting who is most infectious when they use the test.

This is much higher than previously thought, they say.

Prof Michael Mina, from Harvard School of Public Health, also part of the research team, said the LFTs could "catch nearly everyone who is currently a serious risk to public health" when viral loads are at their peak.

"It is most likely that if someone's LFT is negative but their PCR is positive, then this is because they are not at peak transmissible stage," he said.

The rapid tests are widely used in schools, workplaces and for allowing entry to large events to test those with no symptoms.

'Apples and oranges'
Since they were introduced in secondary schools in England in March, NHS Test and Trace figures show 103,409 LFT tests have come back positive, 79,000 were matched with a confirmatory PCR and 69,500 of those were confirmed positive (and 7,647 came back negative).

There was much criticism of the rapid tests when they were first trialled in Liverpool last year because they were directly compared to PCR tests, which were often described as the gold standard.

"This is like comparing apples and oranges," Prof Petersen said.

Lateral flow tests and PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests do different things:

LFTs pick up the most infectious people by detecting material from the surface proteins of the virus
PCRs detect genetic material of the virus which can be present in the body for several weeks after somebody is actually capable of passing it on
'Confused'
The UCL peer-reviewed study concludes that criticism of LFTs for low sensitivity "have reached the wrong conclusions", "confused policy-making" and "damaged public trust in LFTs".

Health professionals and the public should be aware of what the tests do, said the researchers, writing in Clinical Epidemiology.

And they acknowledge that errors in the way people take the tests or in the way they are processed in the lab could affect results - and these factors were not taken into account in their study.

The current government guidance says that if you receive a negative follow-up PCR test result, and this PCR test was taken within two days of the positive LFT, you will be told by NHS Test and Trace that you can stop self-isolating.

However, it states that you must continue to self-isolate if the PCR result is positive, you choose not to take a follow-up PCR or the test was taken more than two days after the positive LFT.

Dr Sophia Makki, incident director for Covid-19 at the UK Health Security Agency, said: "Around one in three people who have Covid-19 never show any symptoms.

"Using LFDs (lateral flow devices) help to find asymptomatic cases who have a high viral load and are most likely to pass on the virus to others."



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« Reply #63069 on: October 14, 2021, 01:16:20 pm »
Schools are insisting kids get tested too, so that is going to be driving the testing numbers right up and therefore the positive tests I would expect. Its flying through the eldest lads school and schools all over Trafford, so that will be repeated nationwide.

Ten out of a class of twenty seven in my 15 year old grandson (including him) currently off with positive tests.

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« Reply #63070 on: October 14, 2021, 01:44:39 pm »
Schools are insisting kids get tested too, so that is going to be driving the testing numbers right up and therefore the positive tests I would expect. Its flying through the eldest lads school and schools all over Trafford, so that will be repeated nationwide.

Asked my German family about what happens in schools there. Masks mandatory. All non-vaccinated (and not recently infected) kids (and teachers) have to do LFT tests 3x a week. If positive, they have to do a PCR and track+trace look at close contacts and if anyone else needs to quarantine. They also still have year group bubbles.
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« Reply #63071 on: October 14, 2021, 01:57:37 pm »
Asked my German family about what happens in schools there. Masks mandatory. All non-vaccinated (and not recently infected) kids (and teachers) have to do LFT tests 3x a week. If positive, they have to do a PCR and track+trace look at close contacts and if anyone else needs to quarantine. They also still have year group bubbles.
here of course it's a free for all, the government has pretty given up, I do wonder where we will be in a month's time with the absence of any effective strategy
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« Reply #63072 on: October 14, 2021, 02:11:46 pm »
Asked my German family about what happens in schools there. Masks mandatory. All non-vaccinated (and not recently infected) kids (and teachers) have to do LFT tests 3x a week. If positive, they have to do a PCR and track+trace look at close contacts and if anyone else needs to quarantine. They also still have year group bubbles.

Trafford have put all the senior schools on daily LFTs now, masks are back at schools, PCR test if showing symptoms is being requested and if positive any school age siblings are to go into a 2/3 day isolation and they for a PCR before they can go back to school. Trafford is a Labour council.

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« Reply #63073 on: October 14, 2021, 02:43:31 pm »
Trafford have put all the senior schools on daily LFTs now, masks are back at schools, PCR test if showing symptoms is being requested and if positive any school age siblings are to go into a 2/3 day isolation and they for a PCR before they can go back to school. Trafford is a Labour council.

Don’t think it matters what political council you’re in. A lot of secondary schools have brought mask wearing back and extra testing since mid September after the spikes started to happen.

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« Reply #63074 on: October 14, 2021, 03:03:25 pm »
Out of five local secondary schools, only one is insisting on LFT before attending the open evening (for prospective pupils)
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« Reply #63075 on: October 14, 2021, 03:19:38 pm »
Don’t think it matters what political council you’re in. A lot of secondary schools have brought mask wearing back and extra testing since mid September after the spikes started to happen.

Kate Green is my MP and she was heavily against a lot of what the Tories were doing, so I'd expect the Labour council to go with the same thinking, whereas I cannot see many Tory councils going against what the scruffy c*nt and the rest of the pricks wants. If we were still Tory run at council level I'd be surprised if they didn't tow the party line.

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« Reply #63076 on: October 14, 2021, 04:25:20 pm »
Not putting any mitigation in schools is ridiculous (as was all the dithering over the vaccines through the summer holidays).

It was always going to batter through the schools during winter term.

At least at Uni a lot of students are double vaccinated now.
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« Reply #63077 on: October 14, 2021, 04:29:53 pm »
Gf's had a negative LFT today, first one since her positive PCR done exactly a week ago. Mine have been negative everyday, and whilst we've tried to be careful not spending much time together I have been going in the bedroom to take her brews/food/etc. and she's spent the odd bit of time in the kitchen seeing the doggo, so obviously the vax has given me some level of immunity.

Most of her symptoms have gone, taste is coming back slightly. However she has periods of feeling fine and then quite tired so still having some impact. Oxygen levels never dropped below 98% though which is a good sign (mine are often 92-94% due to my anemia so glad I didn't get this).

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« Reply #63078 on: October 14, 2021, 04:32:49 pm »
Kate Green is my MP and she was heavily against a lot of what the Tories were doing, so I'd expect the Labour council to go with the same thinking, whereas I cannot see many Tory councils going against what the scruffy c*nt and the rest of the pricks wants. If we were still Tory run at council level I'd be surprised if they didn't tow the party line.
I live in a Tory run area and can confirm they have zero recommendations to schools.  Most of the secondary schools - maybe even all of them now - are academies so independent of the council anyway and will no doubt all be doing different things.

The Director of Public Health is a regular feature on the regional news and he always recommends people keep wearing masks in public.  The council leader came on during a recent spike that put one of the districts top 3 in the country for rates and just says that everyone should follow national guidance - whatever that means.

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« Reply #63079 on: October 14, 2021, 04:58:45 pm »
Cases up to 45,066 and deaths at 157.

The case numbers are becoming pretty concerning now.