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Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2020, 22:13
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Posted By stagger

Have you seen that scene in The Thing when the...

Have you seen that scene in The Thing when the blood jumps out of the petri dish and attacks Kurt Russell??
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 11:44
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Yes - happy to be predictable in this regard. I'm...

Yes - happy to be predictable in this regard. I'm a scientist - so I like predictability - am in the prediction business. And it's entirely predictable that I would be keen on a vaccine against a...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 08:53
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

The Oxford vaccine uses a non-replicating...

The Oxford vaccine uses a non-replicating adenovirus vector to get the recipient's cells to produce the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. And there are some traditional vaccines using inactivated viruses...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 08:48
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

This sounds completely bonkers. COVID-19 has a...

This sounds completely bonkers. COVID-19 has a death rate of about 5-10% in the over 70s. The risks associated with the vaccine would have to be incredibly high to make this a sensible strategy.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Nov 2020, 08:23
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Well said. If I could be at the front of the...

Well said. If I could be at the front of the queue I'd be very glad too - even with the risk of side-effects.

Although I've got worse nightmares (e.g. MERS, bad H5N1).
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2020, 21:41
Replies: 27
Views: 2,469
Posted By stagger

It's a prediction - not a plan. Based on current...

It's a prediction - not a plan. Based on current trends. E.g. popularity of Uber vs privately owned cars. Many people don't own copies of films, music, games etc - they rent them from Spotify,...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2020, 20:29
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

mRNA therapies have a long history... ...

mRNA therapies have a long history...

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03068-4

Development of mRNA vaccines started in 1993.
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2020, 20:12
Replies: 34
Views: 1,890
Posted By stagger

Vorsprung Durch Tür im Dach

Vorsprung Durch Tür im Dach
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Nov 2020, 08:09
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Hmmmm....ascorbic acid, suncream, hair dye,...

Hmmmm....ascorbic acid, suncream, hair dye, Anusol (with lidocaine) and marmite are all "cleared for use in humans" but that doesn't necessarily mean sticking them up your nose won't cause problems....
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Nov 2020, 20:51
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

It says "Just providing a single dose to 7.8...

It says "Just providing a single dose to 7.8 billion people would fill 8,000 747 cargo aircraft."

But nobody is going to try to deliver them all at once! If you were trying to distribute 7.8...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2020, 15:11
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Well in the England the excess deaths really...

Well in the England the excess deaths really began to rise in about Week 12 and peaked in Week 15.

Given that lockdown started in Week 11 it's hard to see how lack of access to diagnostic care...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2020, 14:42
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

People can quibble all day long about what the...

People can quibble all day long about what the definition of a COVID-19 death should be.

But if you put all that aside - the simple all-cause mortality data show that across Europe during the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 07:26
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

It's entirely possible that people who have been...

It's entirely possible that people who have been previously infected will have enough immunity that they won't get ill (symptoms) second time around - but during a second infection the virus might...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2020, 18:52
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Given that older people account for the majority...

Given that older people account for the majority of the hospitalized cases - if you can reduce the incidence of serious illness in older people this will have major benefits for everyone.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Nov 2020, 10:42
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

This is very far from the truth - and I write as...

This is very far from the truth - and I write as someone with a relative in a care home right now. They are very far from "self isolating".

Coming in and out of care homes are...

Staff (some...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2020, 20:03
Replies: 77
Views: 5,737
Posted By stagger

Some more details in the Swindon Advertiser... ...

Some more details in the Swindon Advertiser...

https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/18856241.police-shooting-victim-named-locally/
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2020, 18:00
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

TF - I'm in that small percentage - and if the...

TF - I'm in that small percentage - and if the slopes are open, and travel restrictions lifted I'll be down the A26 > A39 faster than you can say "Poulet de Bresse".

And if the French resorts are...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2020, 17:01
Replies: 5,327
Views: 254,610
Posted By stagger

Commemorative t-shirts are already available... ...

Commemorative t-shirts are already available...
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x400/1604768455_e305227533c374ed275129f12f8180866a8c5084.jpeg
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2020, 10:53
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Isn't this the exact opposite of a taking a...

Isn't this the exact opposite of a taking a "wider view"???? Focusing on your own personal experiences involves taking a narrow view. Whereas deciding not to just focus on your own immediate...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Nov 2020, 15:46
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

So Sweden have recorded their highest new daily...

So Sweden have recorded their highest new daily increase in cases - more than 5x the daily peak in the first wave. Of course people like Sunetra Gupta and Carl Heneghan have said Sweden should be...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2020, 14:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,840
Posted By stagger

Yes - you've nailed it. Courchevel. I guess...

Yes - you've nailed it. Courchevel. I guess technically it's known as an "altiport" rather than an "airport".
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2020, 11:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,840
Posted By stagger

Yes - getting warm - it's somewhere in the Alps. ...

Yes - getting warm - it's somewhere in the Alps.

It has some other odd signs - here's another that I've had to crop drastically to avoid making it too easy. A bit easier to understand than the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2020, 16:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,840
Posted By stagger

No - you'd be getting very cold! But then again...

No - you'd be getting very cold! But then again this little airport is often rather cold.



Ooops - sorry. I didn't read the OP properly and have inadvertanly violated the quiz rules!! Had a...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2020, 12:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,840
Posted By stagger

Any guesses on this one??? ...

Any guesses on this one???

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1040x469/barrier_6408498a326b3215040312bdca822046899246b3.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Oct 2020, 21:08
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,074,619
Posted By stagger

Actually the government did make a decision and...

Actually the government did make a decision and passed legislation that specifically contributed to this.

Under normal circumstances if someone is being discharged from hospital but has ongoing...
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