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Happier diner

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  1. I hope you are right. Like others, I thought this was going to be the 'brace brace' news and not the underwhelming news about HQ. If we don't open up now we are missing a great opportunity.
  2. A real real man would travel now...return early July
  3. Bloody ell that's risky. Right at the start of the 4th wave. Best time to go is....now! Just Kidding. Sure it will b fine
  4. And every change has the contractor rubbing his hands in glee.
  5. I had to google fatuous. Turned out to be a pointless exercise
  6. Of course. However you quote seems to focus on the difference between us and India. You are correct though in that it needs the world to be in the same position as UK/Israel in order to start celebrating any success
  7. Again, I don't see the point that you are making.
  8. I get what you mean but I am afraid that the best we will do is slow down the spread of new variants and never stop them. Identifying them at the border and stopping them is a distant dream that could only be realised if the IOM locks down forever. The optimistic (and expert) view is that vaccination development and deployment will beat the virus' ability to mutate as happens with Flu. Chris Smith (Professor of immunology gives some really good explanations). Of course they might all be wrong and the world is going to come to an end, but smart logic says it won't.
  9. I'll explain. Time has already told. Firstly it was not Tony Blairs idea was it? He simply promoted it. OK, genius is a bit of an exaggeration. No brainer would have been a better statement. Some 'experts' on here were panicking about the mere possibility of not following the' manufacturers recommendation'. Even a basic knowledge of immunology would tell you that it was very possible that the optimum time between doses was going to be more than 4 or 6 weeks. It just had not been tested. Even I, a humble retired scientist and not an expert in the field, predicted it might be. I have
  10. What is the point you are making? Its inevitable that new variants will move around. You dont need much science to tell you that.
  11. I thought it was a road race not a track race. It used to be run on gravel tracks. Surely riders adapt to the terrain and condition. They are getting too pampered with race cambers making it too fast.
  12. Bloody hell. Imagine being at the receiving end of a deep swabbing just as the Ben lurches. Ouch! Seriously though I cant see any technical reason as the boat movement is relatively small.
  13. I agree with you. I think the 28 day thing is an arbitrary way of everyone reporting the same way. There will be inaccuracy in it for sure but I think the idea is that they aggregate themselves and give a reasonable measure of the death rate due to the virus.
  14. The 'venerable ' John beat me to it. I'll add that it's not really our job to have a plan. However, it probably will be case that identifying variants may become critical if it turns out that the vaccines are not effective. That time has not yet come. That's for those who are expert in the field to advise us on.
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