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  1. Thread: 30 Ventilators

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    Re: 30 Ventilators

    They don't have anything like a perfect market competition, and there are many metrics that our system compares very well against yours, just not your own metric of "I went to the drs in Germany and...
  2. Thread: 30 Ventilators

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    This post is political dogma in itself.
    The only time the private sector is better for the customer than the public sector is when there is genuine market competition. That is never going to be the...
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    Re: Best Series on Netflix or anywhere to watch ???

    Just started on Dirk gentleys holistic detective agency, seems good so far.

    The Witcher was pretty good .
  4. Thread: 30 Ventilators

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    The most relentless prolonged hatchet job by the press that I can ever remember.
    He has to take a large slice of the blame that he was never able to shake it off but to suggest it was his politics...
  5. Re: If you could move the CCS anywhere, where would you put it

    Remarkable to think that as great a location the CCS is in, there are arguably 3 other stadiums in better locations in the city - millennium, arms park and swalec.
    The ice hockey isn't too bad...
  6. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    In 18/19 flu season it was less than 2000.

    The biggest difference between this virus and the flu is the number of people that require hospitalisation. about 1-2% whereas for covid-19 it is...
  7. Re: If you could move the CCS anywhere, where would you put it

    Isn't that from the novel "the sprouts of wrath"?
  8. Thread: 30 Ventilators

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    Re: 30 Ventilators

    Some things do seem to be happening relatively quickly, but it was never going to be the case of being able to manufacture thousands straight off the bat.
  9. Thread: 30 Ventilators

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    I guess that these will be classed as a "clinical trial", so in this case it is MHRA would review the data presented and decide whether it is sufficient to allow release of the product.
    The...
  10. Thread: 30 Ventilators

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    Re: 30 Ventilators

    Minor technicalities in medical devices, especially things like ventilators can save lives
  11. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    Re: The positive or amusing Covid19 thread

    3650
  13. Thread: Wiki Quiz

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    15/18
  14. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    They are so embedded in the global economy that would be almost impossible. They make literally everything
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    Re: Football Manager 2020.

    I've been playing the mobile version and I hate it.
  16. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    It's just a financial stimulus. It can be more effective than just giving to the banks.
    Hong Kong did something very similar recently
  17. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    Re: Coronavirus update

    The same Lancet that retracted the Wakefield article more than a decade ago. That's a pretty weak attempt at discrediting a pretty widely respected journal.
  18. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    The editor of the Lancet is quoted as saying
    "We have wasted 7 weeks. This crisis was entirely preventable"
  19. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    The report suggests a lot longer than that
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    Re: Coronavirus update

    https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

    This is the report linked in the article. It is all in...
  21. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    3603

    The red line is the intensive care capacity in the UK
  22. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    Re: Coronavirus update

    https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf
  23. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    https://www.buzzfeed.com/amphtml/alexwickham/coronavirus-uk-strategy-deaths?__twitter_impression=true
  24. Thread: Coronavirus update

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    It has been widely reported.
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    Apparently the government advisors realized that the course of action the government had been taking would lead to 250000 deaths in the UK. And intensive care units being 8x over capacity for the...
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