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by mdd2
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:44 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

The Great fire of London saw off a lot of Black death.
by mdd2
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: England’s number one at the World Cup
Replies: 20
Views: 1572

Re: ARTICLE: England’s number one at the World Cup

Blacklaw was the best of the three at not taking any prisoners, most forwards who set up against him just bounced off Adam who never gave a blade of grass against most forwards although I think Bryan Douglas was minus a tooth after an encounter.
by mdd2
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Koiki
Replies: 18
Views: 2619

Re: Koiki

Harsh
by mdd2
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 537696

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Unless all games are off when we will be having a fire sale
by mdd2
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Koiki
Replies: 18
Views: 2619

Re: Koiki

Let’s hope he is the next Lee Dixon who earns the club some money in a few years
by mdd2
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: England’s number one at the World Cup
Replies: 20
Views: 1572

Re: ARTICLE: England’s number one at the World Cup

Your Dad was right Tony.Colin made goalkeeping look simple-I bet he has a good laugh watching Pickford.
He would throw his arms out wide when he know the ball was missing the goal and only once did i see him get that wrong when the ball hit the post and went in. Ouch
by mdd2
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:52 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

Great post Undersiege. We have to flatten this wave or the NHS will buckle as it did last time. If we have to open up Nightingale beds as well as carry on with non Covid work etc where are the staff coming from to do all of this. The NHS did not cope last time because it shut down most non-Covid wor...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:02 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

Immunity to many coronarviruses is short We should revisit this in 12 to 18 months for the answers and that will be important for the vaccine as it may need an annual shot of immunity proves to be short lived A colleagues wife who works for NHS and was antibody positive when staff were screened one ...
by mdd2
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:38 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

Thanks undersiege. I do not know why he says that this rna virus does not mutate like flu as it has not been around long enough for us to know if other strains in animals will jump the way flu does-both are mutating all the time. Sadly your near future prediction won't be near enough as the attritio...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:38 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

Coronavirus does not mutate as readily as the flu. It could take some time for that to occur. There was a really good interview on the 'Financial Sense News Hour' the other week, with Dr. Hugh Pennington (emeritus professor of bacteriology) of Aberdeen University, that discusses the mutation issue....
by mdd2
Mon Oct 12, 2020 8:24 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

Not looking like that here. We seem to be just reversing what happened last time. London spread outwards to other regions and now Northern regions spreading outwards and with the need to keep the NHS working normally it is going to be one hell of a struggle in the NW as we are hearing. Soon be over ...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Grezza sacked...
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: Grezza sacked...

Maybe more to do with matters off the field and something Grezza may have to work on if success is bringing sackings
by mdd2
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

Van Tam has again re-iterated that young children pose a very low risk and although the risk rises with age it doesn't take off until the late teens so no need to close schools this time around as the data do not support it. They are an important source of flu-so we are now wanting to vaccinate them...
by mdd2
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin Long Injured on international duty
Replies: 30
Views: 3682

Re: Kevin Long Injured on international duty

Taken one on his head/face and his eye has swollen up so off due to vision problems
by mdd2
Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 51 years
Replies: 90
Views: 4020

Re: 51 years

Pretty sure that no one on here has contributed to the deaths of hundreds of thousands, the displacement of millions and the destabilising of an entire region. What has the Anglo-French stitch up of the Middle East after the dissolution of the Ottoman empire post 1918 got to do with Alistair Campbe...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:47 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 really hope you are right Undersiege but the NW is already struggling and what we are seeing in the hospital data is as a result of the rate of infection two weeks ago Shall we compare our thoughts today with the facts in two weeks and for once I will be extremely happy to be shown to have been wr...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:30 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

Undersiege both SARS and MERS are for less infectious which is why the have not spread despite I think a few Mers cases flying in to the UK. Both these viruses are not sensible as they cause severe illnesses which kill people and little in the way of mild illness that spreads easily. A virus with 10...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:22 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

Latest from Van Tam Jonathan Van-Tam told MPs that intensive care units in the North West could be full within three weeks as the latest figures show there are now 3,090 Covid-19 patients being treated in English hospitals. This is just seven fewer than on March 23, when the national lockdown was im...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:18 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

The number infected to hospital admissions is far less Undersiege and will remain so because we are, despite all the negative press, testing and tracing. March April we only tested those sick now we are getting to contacts, those with even mild symptoms will be getting tested too. It is to be hoped ...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: queens honours list ?
Replies: 33
Views: 1380

Re: queens honours list ?

THEWELLERNUT70 wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:12 am
Arise Sir Tommy Steele
Getting a knighthood when he may not be able to arise after he has taken the knee
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: queens honours list ?
Replies: 33
Views: 1380

Re: queens honours list ?

Someone has to recommend the individual and fill the forms in, justifying the award. The guy who created my local Community Farm got an MBE, simply because one of the volunteers saw his effort, commitment and personal funding of the project and local value. Forms completed and award success. I thin...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: queens honours list ?
Replies: 33
Views: 1380

Re: queens honours list ?

TBF WEC a lot of the honours are for key workers, and their role should be rightly noted for their work during the pandemic, where many went beyond the call of duty. I do agree about the amount of sportspeople being honoured for merely performing their roles which they are already handsomely paid f...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:20 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

Interesting from the head of health in the North East, where cases are rising. He says if you remove the 17 to 25 age group, the cases are actually flattening out in most areas and falling in others. But admissions will carry on rising for a few weeks even if that stat continues. doesn't appear to ...
by mdd2
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:17 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

45,000 per day with an hospital admission rate of 491 (latest daily figure) https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51768274 makes the virus look very weak at this stage. Are hospital admission rates about to sore or is the virus weakening? 2/3rds of hospital admissions are in the NW and you should read Inch...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

You can have as many beds and ventilators as you want and conjure them up quickly but you cannot get the staff and skills to run with them that easily as Inchy has already explained This would have been far less a problem had we continued to have behaved once lockdown was eased Even some hospital st...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:55 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

mdd2, I read that something like 46% of Americans are vitamin D deficient and that number shoots up into the 70s in the Hispanic community and over 80% in Afro-americans. As you say, correlation isn't the same as causation. The high fatality rate in black communities in New York could equally be du...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:38 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

Dibradio on the issue of vitamin D nutrition and death, that is true for many diseases. As age is the biggest predictor of death the elderly and infirm tend to reside in doors or be heavily clothed when out and in the absence of supplementation will have low levels of vitamin D and lower than even a...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:22 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 a word of caution regarding vitamin D. It is a fat soluble vitamin (in fact it is not a true vitamin) so accumulates in the body and too much can cause renal damage. Using the native vitamin D3 a dose of 1 to 2mg per month will give good levels of 25-hydroxyvtamin D which itself is inert and is...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 537696

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Wasn't that because Pool were playing hard ball and wanted him off their books and £15-20million in their bank and were not wanting to loan him. Now they have little option unless any team in the lower divisions can afford the transfer fee and match his present salary
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:14 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

Iam at present half way through self isolation due to having the virus.To be honest apart from a slight constant cough and tightness in the chest both for a couple of days only I have no other symptons.If it was not for my wife having a positive test I would probably have carried on as normal and n...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012
Replies: 44
Views: 2203

Re: ARTICLE: Eddie Howe – January 2011 to October 2012

I thought Dane Richards and maybe Treacy had been agreed before Howe was in charge.
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:15 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 an interesting virus with variable infectivity. I know of colleagues infected yet their spouse has remained well but then the spouse got it months later and someone who remained well was antibody positive and is now off with Covid-19 positive sickness. I am told an epidemiologist has risk stra...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

And many are happy at 1 metre+ which of course increases risks, more so if not wearing appropriate face covering.
by mdd2
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

jrgbfc wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:19 pm
I wouldn't be so sure about that with a huge recession looming and the potential for Brexit to be an absolute disaster.
Agree JRGBFC-what is coming none of us will have witnessed before.
by mdd2
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 25184

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

A complete joke. They just seen hell bent on destroying the country. Sadly it is the reverse as there are thousands upon thousands who have not heeded the advice and are literally "crapping on their own doorsteps" and "******* on their chips" Which politicians would be daft enough to f88k up the co...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pathetic effort by the board
Replies: 109
Views: 5843

Re: PATHETIC EFFORT BY THE BOARD

Let’s hope we can strengthen the right hand side of the pitch and central defence ( if Mee is out for a while) from elsewhere. Why did we pull out of Wilson ? It’s sounds like we didn’t fancy him anymore and it wasn’t about the fee in the end ? A bit of strengthening and not betting the ranch and m...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pathetic effort by the board
Replies: 109
Views: 5843

Re: PATHETIC EFFORT BY THE BOARD

I am disappointed but it really looks, as like ITV Digital, Covid has really knocked us back. We cannot carry on punching above our weight. Most of the Prem money has been spent and for me the last 12 years will have seen us spend 7 at the top table and if this is the last season in this league so b...
by mdd2
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 537696

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Just hope we get to 12 points. Would hate to add that stat to some of our ignoble results over the years.
by mdd2
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Parting of the Ways
Replies: 71
Views: 4908

Re: The Parting of the Ways

Claretitus wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:52 pm
Really? Can you possibly identify 3 worse teams in this league? At this early stage relegation is more than a possibility. We are this seasons Norwich.
Just hope we are not this season's Derby County
by mdd2
Sun Oct 04, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The morning after the night before
Replies: 29
Views: 1916

Re: The morning after the night before

Sean has broken many records since he came to us but sadly this is the worst start to a season in the top flight since the 1927-28 when we lost the first five games. 100 years ago we lost the first three but didn't do too badly afterwards.
by mdd2
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kevin long
Replies: 106
Views: 6724

Re: Kevin long

He looked like a fish out of water tonight
by mdd2
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Abysmal
Replies: 71
Views: 3972

Re: Abysmal

Just hope we can muster more points than Derby. Was it 11 or 12?
by mdd2
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match thread v Magpies
Replies: 809
Views: 23893

Re: Match thread v Magpies

Murger wrote:
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:45 pm
This is absolute dogshit.
This is worse than dogshit
We are dreadful
No ideas at all
Lump lump lump
by mdd2
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Geordies
Replies: 41
Views: 1797

Re: Predictions vs Geordies

44 years since we won there and then we got relegated. Due a win but would hate a repeat of that history
by mdd2
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Asda
Replies: 38
Views: 2523

Re: Asda

MACCA wrote:
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:00 am
Do these billionaires from Blackburn not fancy owning a club.

That would be marvellous
If they took over Burnley it may end up a Superstore, a Leisure complex and a garage with fuel and recharging points
Also add in a few hundred energy efficient houses if they get the cricket ground too.
by mdd2
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER/AUTUMN 2020 (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 5338
Views: 537696

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

RVclaret wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:42 am
Nixon says the Harry Wilson move in doubt now as we can’t agree a fee.
Shock, horror. That's a real surprise
by mdd2
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 69824

Re: Harry Wilson

MACCA wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:40 am
Not as good as that England international Crouch we got in return to replace him!

Another window where we ended it stronger than we started it..
You mean higher don't you?
by mdd2
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Problems for the SNP ...
Replies: 123
Views: 5711

Re: Problems for the SNP ...

I think by her own actions she has put people's lives at risk by travelling on public transport with 1) symptoms of covid having taken a test 2) then travelled on the same transport system knowing she was positive. DC at least went by private car with family and remained isolated at journey's end. O...
by mdd2
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 69824

Re: Harry Wilson

It was Mitchell not Wayne who was Ian's buddy/relative. Aren't they cousins?