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Corona Virus

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Derek W, Jan 31, 2020.

  1. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    In scientific circles, once one has exhausted the Greek alphabet one moves onto the Hebrew alphabet. I am sure that Microsoft et al will make Cyrillic alphabets easily available when they are needed. We have many alphabets to go.
     
  2. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    I reckon we could use some of these....... to test our government. Fairly sure that every single one of them would test positive.
     
  3. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I've got a packet. Rapid Antigen Test.
     
  4. SqueamishOssifrage

    SqueamishOssifrage Well-Known Member

    Oh deary me! It seems he might have been telling porky-pies all along, or even worse, using a forged official document.

    Novak Djokovic: Doubts over timing of Covid test - BBC News
     
  5. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

  6. SqueamishOssifrage

    SqueamishOssifrage Well-Known Member

    I'm doomed, doomed I tell you. I've got it, and a really bad case. Lockdownitis that is. I've started watching really old Sci-fi movies on YouTube, and what's worse, nearly enjoying them. A hopeless case - may the gods help me. :eek::D
     
  7. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

    I gather things are really, really bad when you relish watching the test card!
     
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  8. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    Good to see Liz Truss sat in a packed house of commons without a mask yesterday, announcing she won't be travelling to the Ukraine today as she's tested positive for Covid. :rolleyes:
     
  9. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    If she could just manage a few great expectorations while she's there...
     
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  10. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    No need for the great expectorations. You already know that Omega is very transmissible and is also likely to cause reinfections. No doubt Liz and Boris would have had discussions about their intended trip. Perhaps Boris will come down with omicron while in Ukraine.
     
  11. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I hope I'm wrong, but seeing the stats on deaths, I suspect no-one is strivinng to hard now to maintain life. Seems a quick turnaround (out in box) from ICUU these days. Scotland's figures.

    My HB c/exec boobed the other day and posted far more illuminating data on his daily report on FB. It was quickly deleted, but showed the majority of new cases here are patients and staff in our hospital. Great eh?
     
  12. dangie

    dangie Senior Knobhead

    Perhaps the Russians will invade Ukraine, close the borders and keep him there …..
     
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  13. spinno

    spinno Well-Known Member

    He's only going so he can let His master Putin in by the back door



    You can take that anyway you want...
     
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  14. SqueamishOssifrage

    SqueamishOssifrage Well-Known Member

    Johnson doesn't strike me as a person of great personal courage. If Putin merely farts he will be out of there like a rat up a drain pipe.
     
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  15. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    ...or into a fridge?
     
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  16. John Farrell

    John Farrell Well-Known Member

    The omicron outbreak is slowly spreading here - 142 new cases. The timing for booster shots has been cut back to 3 months.
     
  17. DaveM399

    DaveM399 Well-Known Member

    John, is that 3 months for your first booster after the initial 2 shots, or will you be having boosters every 3 months?
     
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  18. John Farrell

    John Farrell Well-Known Member

    Three months after the second shot. No decision made yet on further boosters, they've only been running for a month.
     
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  19. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Here everybody is to get mandatory live virus. Survivors will have superb ongoing protection from serious disease.Those genuinely susceptible to covid will die. This is survival of the fittest in action. The nation will be all the better for it. Stiff upper lip chaps. I am intending to be a survivor.
    Think I'm joking? Think again.
     
  20. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    Or as Darwin put it.... "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change."
     
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