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Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2021, 15:46
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Posted By Peter H

First thoughts. What a thoroughly misbegotten and...

First thoughts. What a thoroughly misbegotten and context-free presentation. Although there may be an intended audience with sufficient context to understand it.

There is a large amount of...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2021, 07:30
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

Why COVID cases are now falling in the UK and...

Why COVID cases are now falling in the UK and what could happen next
https://tinyurl.com/29cw576f

Another attempt to clarify the evolving data, with the fullest discussion of the different...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2021, 14:04
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

Some of you may find this BBC Radio 4 programme...

Some of you may find this BBC Radio 4 programme of interest

Karen Stenner and the authoritarian predisposition https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000y7sq
Political psychologist and behavioural...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2021, 13:02
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

I'm reminded of an old WW1 cartoon ...

I'm reminded of an old WW1 cartoon

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/250x349/10222918blog_75e69722f8303dce9741b0496f6f279a79c5ebae.jpg
The vaccines give substation protection...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2021, 09:10
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

And sometimes it's really hard to convincingly...

And sometimes it's really hard to convincingly bend the facts into anyone's preconceptions.

Surprise dip in UK COVID cases baffles researchers
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02125-1...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Aug 2021, 15:39
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

I have form on this subject, some 8,500 odd...

I have form on this subject, some 8,500 odd postings back I expressed cautious optimism about the potential role of chloroquine in the treatment of covid on the basis of an even earlier 2003 paper....
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2021, 16:35
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

On the other hand maybe few of them get offered...

On the other hand maybe few of them get offered the chance.

I never dreamt of getting a flu shot until my company offered it to its workforce on an annual basis, which was done on-site with...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2021, 08:47
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

You missed the for a highly vaccinated population...

You missed the for a highly vaccinated population bit.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2021, 11:59
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

>[Originally Posted by Ninthace View Post...

>[Originally Posted by Ninthace View Post (https://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/629061-coronavirus-thread-post11086609.html#post11086609)
>Flu kills but the levels are acceptable and colds are just a...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2021, 09:05
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

Took a look at the data: ...

Took a look at the data:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/702x341/cases_50__5b4c3ea001e24fe6218b99d10b8226d5a0d81ac6.jpg

... and its tail....
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2021, 22:26
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

I would be very interested if you have a...

I would be very interested if you have a reference for the underlined statement. (Not doubting you, just interested.)

PS Background
The last More or Less programme contained the assertion that...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2021, 16:17
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

>And what's the current stance for those that...

>And what's the current stance for those that have caught the virus and recovered, do they still need the vaccination? Yes
>Is there a ready test for Covid-19 antibodies? Yes
>Does it involve a...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2021, 12:32
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

Face masks

Just a reminder:
Low-cost measurement of face mask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech
https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/advances/6/36/eabd3083.full.pdf
Mandates for mask...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2021, 10:51
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

I think it would be very worthwhile to study the...

I think it would be very worthwhile to study the flu epidemiology in more detail. Not to cause panic or major disruption, but to understand it better. And perhaps find non-invasive methods of...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2021, 10:15
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

VP959 & I had a discussion on "where does flu go...

VP959 & I had a discussion on "where does flu go in the summer" way back.

We unearthed a paper showing that lots of people tested for flu during the summer months.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2021, 20:26
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

The Delta variant is significantly more infective...

The Delta variant is significantly more infective than previous variants. Previously social distancing kept the average number of infections transmitted per case to around one. It's now significantly...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 21:13
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

>BWSBoy6 ...

>BWSBoy6
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/224x398/smallmask_de0c5bdf300a61087c2d198d339ce3c1b7d24149.jpeg
So it makes more sense to use NO mask at all??

In fact the masks...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 16:16
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

I find this sort of device very effective ... ...

I find this sort of device very effective ...
...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2021, 22:44
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

"Wouldn't the vaccine be better deployed in...

"Wouldn't the vaccine be better deployed in countries with low levels of vaccination?"

Just heard an interview on the radio with somebody associated with this recommendation who was asked a...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2021, 22:11
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

If it was just that covid was in a summer lull...

If it was just that covid was in a summer lull wouldn't the hospitalisations and deaths still be predominately the elderly?

I'm not keeping a close eye on it, but believe that this is not the case...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2021, 06:10
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

Surprise -- better masks provide greater protection for NHS staff

Paper
FFP3 respirators protect healthcare workers against infection with SARS-CoV-2
https://tinyurl.com/6hnkk98w
...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2021, 11:48
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

The claim that AZ stock is not effective against...

The claim that AZ stock is not effective against Delta seems somewhat "economical with the truth". See https://tinyurl.com/7k7bpu6d
...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2021, 23:58
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

Mild quibble, surely there is no evidence that...

Mild quibble, surely there is no evidence that the virus is weakening? Rather those infected have fewer/milder symptoms, due to either changing age distributions or prior infection/vaccination...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2021, 21:59
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

But if getting these recalcitrant soles...

But if getting these recalcitrant soles vaccinated is in the country's best interests (eg. minimising the impact on the NHS)?
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 14:07
Replies: 17,334
Views: 1,939,651
Posted By Peter H

In both cases I can image the sentence ending in...

In both cases I can image the sentence ending in at least four ways:
- and hope it turns out OK
- and damn the consequences
- and assume any downside affects other people
- and the cost/benefit...
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