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by mdd2
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9110
Views: 609013

Re: ALK Capital...

Crikey, not being able to edit will mean a lot of typos getting through especially when trying to post from a small phone.
by mdd2
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

Spain has declared a State of Emergency as it passes over 1,000,000 cases
by mdd2
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 10529

Re: The next American President?

Spijed wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:37 am
And yet what has he done to stop the horrendous gun culture in America?
I doubt anyone will be able to stop that. When a large proportion of their society believe the best way to stop gun crime is to arm the US citizens with even more guns then it doesn't look to me that much will be done.
by mdd2
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I still think that the end is only a few months away. To paraphrase Winston A few months should see not the beginning of the end of our fight US but the end of the beginning. We still have no idea 1) how long any vaccine or immunity after contracting the virus lasts 2) what the innate immunity is in...
by mdd2
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

but I'm not expecting much from this country.
"Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country" JFK or words to that effect about 1961
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

Just copied this from the Mail on line-if true, this must mean that the Oxford Group is about to announce some good data on the efficacy of their vaccinr At last! NHS workers are 'set to get a vaccine in weeks' as the Government accelerates timetable for a mass roll-out before Christmas - while mini...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

We know what halts the spread but we seem incapable of doing relatively simple things. Even some NHS staff have dropped their guards would you believe whilst taking breaks and not practising SD in rest areas or wearing masks all the time in shared offices with outbreaks occurring traced back to thes...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I am more inclined to think we wasted a chance to edge toward herd immunity in summer when hospitals were underwhelmed. I agree though that winter will likely be very tough. I don't think people realise how tough it could be because the front line NHS staff are cream crackered already from the firs...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

US you are one for graphs and I think you will agree that whatever the false positive rate maybe as the numbers testing positive have increased so as the number of hospital admissions with Covid-19 as well as the numbers having to go to ITU and the number of deaths. This also appears to be the case ...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

Dr Mike Yeadon. For anyone with a couple of hours to spare and wanting to get a different angle on the virus the following Delingpod interview with Dr Mike Yeadon is a must. I am not saying that I agree with what he says and haven't even got my head round it but he is a top scientist who has a very...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 10529

Re: The next American President?

I think I would be voting for who is/will be the best VP as in the next 4 years given anno domini they could well be President
by mdd2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

NHS is only just starting to test staff working in clinical areas where patients maybe at serious risk from Covid when it has been known for months now that 1) nosocomial infections of Covid were rising 2) a lot of young people were carrying the virus and never getting ill 3) NHS staff include a lot...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How good are our under 18’s & under 23’s
Replies: 33
Views: 1861

Re: How good are our under 18’s & under 23’s

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:40 pm
I can't imagine that's been updated since I packed in which was January 2016
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by mdd2
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

UnderSeige wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:31 pm
Is this just in the North West? The national cases look to be rising unfortunately.
Yes and I hope it continues as things are not looking all that good at some hospitals in the NW with some of the basic NHS stuff now being put on hold again.
by mdd2
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

within those papers (and have not looked at all of them as there is a tendency to avoid the placebo controlled double blinded studies) is one such single use good study showing primary prevention of covid-19 with ivermectin and this is a very well known drug in the "third world" for treating worm in...
by mdd2
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I take 40,000 units of colecalciferol (vit D) once per month as a just in case scenario knowing that it may do some good and cannot do me harm as I do not have any disease where such a dose could be harmful. Caution is needed when dosing with fat soluble vitamins like D which is why the UK Governmen...
by mdd2
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Short Phone Numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 1057

Re: Short Phone Numbers

Was plagued with 10 digit callers till we got a call blocker 👍 still get the odd rogue call sneaking through but nothing like it used to be. The cloning of area codes is the worst thing as a lot of people have caller id, and so people pick up thinkibg its a genuine call.... And our call blocker has...
by mdd2
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

Fingers crossed US, fingers legs and toes crossed :)
by mdd2
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

All I have been trying to do has been to point out that we are culpable in this disease spreading and can be the answer to stopping it. Apart from the illness and deaths the only other crap is what the epidemic is doing to the economy and via that to other societal problems.
by mdd2
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simon Dobbin RIP
Replies: 10
Views: 1265

Re: Simon Dobbin RIP

Pulled from the BBC at the time of the case Eight men were found guilty of violent disorder, while Rhys Pullen admitted the charge. They were sentenced to the following: Five years for Ryan Carter, 21, of York Road, Southend Four years for Jamie Chambers, 24, of Coleman Street, Southend Three-and-a-...
by mdd2
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I note that the Royal Liverpool has more Covid patients than at the last height of admissions and my 200-250 daily deaths in a couple of weeks guesstimate yesterday is already looking optimistic.
by mdd2
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5645

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

You then have to decide who are the vulnerable. We know those more at risk are BAME, Obese, Diabetics, cancer patients, transplants, those on immunotherapy those over 60-90 with increasing risks-so who would you advise to protect themselves and would you pay their wages if working? I suggest that wo...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I hope people will see sense and avoid close contact whenever possible. The numbers will carry on rising for some time yet but it does look as if the increases in cases in some of the hot spots are starting to peak. I think if we can keep deaths below 300-400/day before a decline we will do well. Lo...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5645

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

I find it really interesting how this debate has not really progressed. In the original thread long ago locked I said how serious this would get, only to be belittled. It’s gone as predicted to be fair. It was also so obvious we would have second wave worse than the first, history tells us that ove...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5645

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

Maybe less than 10 decades but can't be certain
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Tottenham game
Replies: 15
Views: 968

Re: Referee confirmed for Tottenham game

Behind Atkinson and Dean for me at very least. He was on the up and had the potential to become the best, sadly wanted to be a superstar in his own right, wants to be mates with the players, and thinks its all about him. Very much a ref suited to Mourinho and Spurs visiting the turf, he csnt wait t...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referee confirmed for Tottenham game
Replies: 15
Views: 968

Re: Referee confirmed for Tottenham game

claretburns wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:42 pm
Years ago hated seeing Oliver's name being the ref as I didn't rate him at all, but now, probably best referee we have in the league.
And I think he has gone the opposite way. Thought he was an excellent young ref but now he buys too much of the prima donna performances for my liking.
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5645

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:06 pm
Therein lies one of the problem. There sno clear strategy or communication or plan to get out of it. Its just delaying the problem.
In the hope of getting a vaccine that is effective
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 5645

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

CFC I cannot quibble with the stats you have posted but at the end of all this we will need to look into the total deaths and see how they vary with the annual rate of about 500,000/year. That home deaths are up could be a good thing as most people would like to die at home and certainly total hospi...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We might need the last four games this time
Replies: 15
Views: 1123

Re: We might need the last four games this time

I am a glass half empty person with BFC but we have Mee, Cork, Lowts and Bardsley unavailable for selection with Brady, Barnes, and Gudmundsson just back from long term injuries and Jay finding his feet after a short term lay off-so hardly the best situation to be in at the start of a season is it?
by mdd2
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

There is some dispute as to how ITU beds will hold up and it is different from Spring because of lock down there were no elective operations requiring ITU beds and fewer trauma cases requiring ITU beds but M/C ITU beds are anywhere between 70 and 85% (local v Government figures) occupied now and a m...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 379
Views: 14453

Re: West Brom versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Pieters is right back Long in; midfield four of Brownhill Westy Guddo and McNeil; Woods and Barnes up front
Bench Norris Brady Dunne Glennon Jay Vydra and Stephens
by mdd2
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

Daily average is now over 100 I think and will continue to climb at least over the next 2 weeks until/unless we get the case numbers down. Almost 6000 now in hospital with it which is just under a third of the peak in March April
by mdd2
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

It is worse for the NHS up here in the NW and I have had more colleagues affected by it than last time.
by mdd2
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I think the purist, Peter, would say that there has not been a second wave just a rekindling of the smouldering embers of the first wave which according to Van Tam may be having its epicentre in the North because London was the first to get swamped but cases fell away earlier than up here with the e...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

I do think Manchester is fiddling whilst it burns. I note cases seem to be dropping but the lag time for falling hospital and ITU admissions is 3-4 weeks away if the fall off continues. Paradoxically the better treatment will mean an increased length of stay as fewer of the very sick will die. This ...
by mdd2
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Promotion rivals sign Thomas
Replies: 16
Views: 1623

Re: ARTICLE: Promotion rivals sign Thomas

Mine was Wayne Thomas leaving for all that money :D :D
by mdd2
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

That some of the 7billion of us cannot get this is highly likely, it is just how many. Even if it is 50% there remain a hell of a lot who may die from it even if the mortality rate were a mere 0.1%
by mdd2
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9110
Views: 609013

Re: ALK Capital...

I am neutral on this just posting that one poster is DJW and the recent person posted about is DDW
by mdd2
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hair dye...
Replies: 33
Views: 1642

Re: Hair dye...

Crikey it would be nice to have hair available to dye. Mine died back years ago. Miss it at 2am on cold winter nights when the heating gas gone off. Babies lose heat through their head and so do baldilocks men.
by mdd2
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9110
Views: 609013

Re: ALK Capital...

Daniel David WATERHOUSE ... Correspondence address: Balderton Capital (Uk) Llp, 20 Balderton Street, London, United Kingdom, W1K 6TL. Role Resigned ...
Found this when I googled Daniel Waterhouse
by mdd2
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 9110
Views: 609013

Re: ALK Capital...

Is'nt this guy DD Waterhouse, not DJ Waterhouse?
by mdd2
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

We are seeing the effects of complacency and deaths are now >100/day and by next week will be >200 or even 300/day I suspect and whilst this rise is nowhere near as steep as in March April I am told that the hospital situation is looking worse than last time. As fas as a vaccine is concerned we have...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee is the best
Replies: 20
Views: 2281

Re: Ben Mee is the best

Walked past him wife and baby this lunchtime in Macclesfield
Of it was his double
by mdd2
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

No. Nobody has got a bloody clue, which is at least part of the reason people will continue to do what they like as much as they can. Crap leadership from an inept government. :x SD 2 metres+ wash hands frequently wear masks in public places a basic simple message out since March. Stick with it and...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: RIP Derek Gill
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Re: ARTICLE: RIP Derek Gill

Wow that is a great tribute to Mr Gill and should make the sadness his loss to his family and friends
a little easier to take.
He will be resting in peace.
by mdd2
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future
Replies: 496
Views: 16148

Re: SARS-COV2 could cease to be a pandemic in the near future

If we do not alter our behaviour the grim death stats thus far will be a mere taster only for what is coming I am hearing of folk who should be isolating going out shopping and these folk are allegedly informed as they co habit with a medic When he hold me he just rolled his eyes and asked why are w...