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Old 16th Jul 2020, 10:38
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No probs knackers, boomer are we?
No. Why do you ask Karen?
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 10:39
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Sunfish if you are comparing the medical system of South Africa to Australia you gonna have to do a bit more research !!!! Most of those hospitals where like that before Covid-19 !!!
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 10:48
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Originally Posted by Sunfish View Post
That same thing will happen in Australia if we listen to idiots wanting to open up for business.
I think you've spent too much time watching zombie/doomsday movies. A senior doctor stated in that particular case "an epic failure of a deeply corrupt system". The virus response never had a chance given the corruption in such a political void. Unless you are actually saying Australias public health services are victims of a similar criminality?
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 10:56
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There is a video on SBS news tonight showing what breakdown looks like in a modern South African hospital. The staff have fled. Bloody rubbish in untended wards. Rats drinking blood on the floor. Overflowing toilets.

That is not because of the lethality of the virus, on that we are agreed.

It is because of the logistics of medical response to sick people - the logistics failed.

That same thing will happen in Australia if we listen to idiots wanting to open up for business.

ĎIf that happens now, you are in a drag race between the ability to provide medical care and the number of cases. We will lose that race until we have a vaccine.

ĎíTake America - 3 million cases, 130,000 dead. Probably five times that many hospitalized, say1.3 million.

Now America is 300 million people. Extrapolate conservatively. 60 million cases. 25000000 dead and 26 million needing medical care. No system can handle those numbers.
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I have to agree with Sunfish
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 11:48
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Stick, it was on SBS News tonight.
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 12:23
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No. Why do you ask Karen?
Yeah, I call bullshit.
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 13:13
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Its also in on BBC website. A senior doctor put the blame on the state of the hospital squarely in the lap of the corrupt system. I doubt a controlled easing of restrictions is likely to see scenes like that elsewhere.
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Yeah, I call bullshit.
Good for you Karen. Wrong again, but whatever.
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 14:29
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I'm inclined to agree with Allan Joyce on the statement that domestic demand and capacity is likely to be 40% of what it was pre-covid, for the next couple of years. I think the time frame is optimistic depending on how deep and for how long the recession that follows.
When was that comment made? Domestic capacity was going to be 40% already at the end of July until the recent outbreak delayed that. But that will only be delayed for a month or two. By end of the year most Domestic staff are expected to be stood up.
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Old 16th Jul 2020, 15:43
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I admire your optimism dr dre.

Even if the Government decides to stretch out the financial benefits payments a bit longer, by year end I expect a large % of the population are going to be in a world of hurt.
Australiansí propensity to stick everything on the platinum visa or afterpay is going to come home to roost.
Wonít be too many people splurging out on unnecessary travel for a while to come.
Capacity maybe (til the realisation hits that the seats arenít selling) , demand no.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 02:14
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I suspect the truth lies somewhere in between you 2. I doubt this is simply a 1-2 month delay on the original ramp up plan, itís probably a bit more complex than that.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 02:20
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Good for you Karen. Wrong again, but whatever.
Again? I'm never wrong, I know it all, I'm the oracle. I've got that much spare time under my belt that I'm privileging you with my time. Don't abuse it.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 02:25
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Perhaps you should be planning your retirement bodie. Out of interest is there anyone left in these forums that "lived" black wednesday 1987 and the carnage that followed it
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 07:39
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Perhaps you should be planning your retirement bodie. Out of interest is there anyone left in these forums that "lived" black wednesday 1987 and the carnage that followed it
Yep, lost my job and my house.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 07:47
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Again? I'm never wrong, I know it all, I'm the oracle. I've got that much spare time under my belt that I'm privileging you with my time. Don't abuse it.
Gold.

Top post of the Wuhan Plandemic.

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Old 17th Jul 2020, 10:50
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Gold.

Top post of the Wuhan Plandemic.
If you won't take me seriously facebook will.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 11:16
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I know right. its science.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 14:10
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Out of interest is there anyone left in these forums that "lived" black wednesday 1987 and the carnage that followed it
I remember it but as I was only 20 years old and working as an instructor at the time I didn't have any money to worry about. Putting a full tank of fuel in the car was a major financial undertaking in those days.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 23:19
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I know right. its science.
Yup, PPRuNe science, Anastasia came here for peer reviewed scientific opinion, Chairman Dan didn't. Now look who's laughing!
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Old 18th Jul 2020, 00:19
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Relax mate, the same educated people whom bought us 94 genders are handling this crisis.

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