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On the news they mentioned monkeypox again and said it's not an epidemic or pandemic like we've been used to

 

(As you see, an interesting use of words)

 

I also heard separately on radio 4, the mention of the importance of contact tracing 

 

(When I looked into contact tracing in 2020, I heard voices I respected in the NHS saying that the system we already had in place was sidestepped. Privatisation. Control. Secrecy. I read that some of our data was sent to America. Wasn't that Serco and / or G4S?) 

 

..... 4 more people in England have been diagnosed. The risk to the public remains very low although it appears that the individuals caught it in the UK.

 

Let's go to our global health correspondent  !!

(Naomi Grimley live in South West London)

 

Are we looking then at some community transmission of this disease?

 

Yes that's right. The UKHSA thinks there has been some community transmission, but as you stressed in your introduction, they very much think that this will be a cluster, not something like an epidemic outbreak or a pandemic that we've been used to with covid. 

 

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection and usually it is connected with travel to travel to West Africa and certainly the first case that was discovered in the UK this year on the 7th May did have a travel link to Nigeria, but since then they have had other cases and the last 4 have all been in gay or bisexual men, and it's thought they caught it in London. So That's why health officials have been saying people should be on the lookout for rashs, for unusual bumps on their bodies and also the usual fever type symptoms that come with this monkey pox, so that's swollen lymph nodes and obviously chills and feeling very hot

 

 

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It's this mentality (complying with fat boy, privileged imbecile Oliver and the like) that led to some busy-bodying dinner-lady activites when my lad was at school, and their believing it was OK  - in fact their duty - to confiscate a fun sized mars bar from his packed lunch box. 

 

I went in the next day and put the cheeky bastards straight in no uncertain terms! 

 

 

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19 minutes ago, Golden Retriever said:

 

 

 

He must be Jewish?  Great advert for Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsburys

 

"Go to Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsburys and get the ingredients to make an Eton Mess!"

 

The yiddishe roots of M&S and Tesco

https://www.thejc.com/business/alex-brummer/the-yiddishe-roots-of-m-s-and-tesco-1.18200

 

John Benjamin Sainsbury married Mabel Van den Bergh, an heiress from a Dutch Jewish family whose fortune was made in margarine.[3] They had two sons, Alan Sainsbury and Robert Sainsbury.

 

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23 hours ago, Observations said:

On the news they mentioned monkeypox again and said it's not an epidemic or pandemic like we've been used to

 

(As you see, an interesting use of words)

 

I also heard separately on radio 4, the mention of the importance of contact tracing 

 

(When I looked into contact tracing in 2020, I heard voices I respected in the NHS saying that the system we already had in place was sidestepped. Privatisation. Control. Secrecy. I read that some of our data was sent to America. Wasn't that Serco and / or G4S?) 

 

..... 4 more people in England have been diagnosed. The risk to the public remains very low although it appears that the individuals caught it in the UK.

 

Let's go to our global health correspondent  !!

(Naomi Grimley live in South West London)

 

Are we looking then at some community transmission of this disease?

 

Yes that's right. The UKHSA thinks there has been some community transmission, but as you stressed in your introduction, they very much think that this will be a cluster, not something like an epidemic outbreak or a pandemic that we've been used to with covid. 

 

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection and usually it is connected with travel to travel to West Africa and certainly the first case that was discovered in the UK this year on the 7th May did have a travel link to Nigeria, but since then they have had other cases and the last 4 have all been in gay or bisexual men, and it's thought they caught it in London. So That's why health officials have been saying people should be on the lookout for rashs, for unusual bumps on their bodies and also the usual fever type symptoms that come with this monkey pox, so that's swollen lymph nodes and obviously chills and feeling very hot

 

 

If only there was a vaccine!!! 

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On 5/17/2022 at 8:26 PM, Golden Retriever said:

 

 

He must be Jewish?  Great advert for Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsburys

 

"Go to Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsburys and get the ingredients to make an Eton Mess!"

 

The yiddishe roots of M&S and Tesco

https://www.thejc.com/business/alex-brummer/the-yiddishe-roots-of-m-s-and-tesco-1.18200

 

John Benjamin Sainsbury married Mabel Van den Bergh, an heiress from a Dutch Jewish family whose fortune was made in margarine.[3] They had two sons, Alan Sainsbury and Robert Sainsbury.

 

is jamie oliver jewish?

you need a special type of school that teaches you to spit when you talk especially when preparing food.

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I feel sick 🤢

 

Nice to meet U2: Wheelchair-bound Pope Francis beams with joy as he shakes hands with Bono at Rome university

 

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Just look at that handshake.

 

U2 frontman Bono Vox and a wheelchair-bound Pope Francis launched a women's education foundation together in Rome on Thursday. The Pope inaugurated the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement on May 19 during a meeting with young people in Italy's capital. The event took place on Thursday evening at the Pontifical Urban University, called the Urbaniana, which lies within walking distance of St. Peter's Square.

Daily Fail today

 

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On 5/17/2022 at 1:35 PM, Observations said:

On the news they mentioned monkeypox again and said it's not an epidemic or pandemic like we've been used to

 

(As you see, an interesting use of words)

 

I also heard separately on radio 4, the mention of the importance of contact tracing 

 

(When I looked into contact tracing in 2020, I heard voices I respected in the NHS saying that the system we already had in place was sidestepped. Privatisation. Control. Secrecy. I read that some of our data was sent to America. Wasn't that Serco and / or G4S?) 

 

..... 4 more people in England have been diagnosed. The risk to the public remains very low although it appears that the individuals caught it in the UK.

 

Let's go to our global health correspondent  !!

(Naomi Grimley live in South West London)

 

Are we looking then at some community transmission of this disease?

 

Yes that's right. The UKHSA thinks there has been some community transmission, but as you stressed in your introduction, they very much think that this will be a cluster, not something like an epidemic outbreak or a pandemic that we've been used to with covid. 

 

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection and usually it is connected with travel to travel to West Africa and certainly the first case that was discovered in the UK this year on the 7th May did have a travel link to Nigeria, but since then they have had other cases and the last 4 have all been in gay or bisexual men, and it's thought they caught it in London. So That's why health officials have been saying people should be on the lookout for rashs, for unusual bumps on their bodies and also the usual fever type symptoms that come with this monkey pox, so that's swollen lymph nodes and obviously chills and feeling very hot

 

 

 

On 5/18/2022 at 1:18 PM, The itinerant shrubber said:

If only there was a vaccine!!! 

 

On 5/18/2022 at 6:35 PM, Tinfoil Hat said:

What's the bet Gatesy just happens to have a large vat of just such a miracle cure waiting in the wings?

 

The same lady; the global health correspondent Naomi Grimley was just on the BBC news again. This time she was in the studio, on the 17th she was at 'home'. She talks strangely, almost robotic, wide eyed, with a smile or smirk.

 

I heard a lot of the recognisable layers of the script.

 

"Because as we learned with covid early action is important"

 

I'm glad Monkeypox will have its own section now, as theres two good threads running, and we have to keep an eye on where they're going with this.

 

 

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7 hours ago, Sit down, Waldo said:

Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers

 

Food shortage stories are starting to creep out.

 

Never mind a looming global hunger crisis!!

 

Do you know what is in the Platinum Jubilee pudding?

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-61476255

 

According to the BBC you should know if you've been paying attention to what's been going on in the world during the past seven days!

 

Sorry mate, I've been too busy watching the IOF attacking Palestinian funerals.

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8 hours ago, Sit down, Waldo said:

Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers

 

Food shortage stories are starting to creep out.

Seems like a good reason to use old non-tech machinery. Surely there must be someone around who still knows how to steer a tractor? Perhaps all those "work from home" public sector workers could be drafted in to harvest veg. Then they'd know what a day's work actually meant.

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Please keep in your thoughts the people who are together at a conference in Bath this weekend as someone will be there speaking up for you and for us. 

 

This is great news 

 

 

Organized by the World Council for Health, this solutions-focused gathering brings together 65+ leaders for health from around the world for three exciting days of learning, exploring, creating, and collaborating.

The Better Way Conference can be joined in person in Bath, UK, or virtually

 

https://betterwayconference.org/about-bath/

 

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Self-scan supermarket tills and the rows over their use

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-61501128

 

Petition

More than 117K signatures obtained.

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These new tills are not accessible for people who don't have credit cards and can only use cash or those with little confidence to use these self-service card-only tills - myself included.

 

I challenge Ken Murphy Chief Executive of Tesco to meet with me for a discussion to explain his 'replace people with machines policy'. I want Ken Murphy to bring staff back to do check-outs on the till and not have a replace people with machines policy.

 

https://www.change.org/p/tesco-to-stop-the-replacement-of-people-by-machines-bringbacktescostaff

 

Not only they are replacing human staff with robots, I am also concerned about the camera staring at you so close.

 

Comments from a jabber (I'm sure of it! He was probably first in the queue and wears a badge "Covid is Real. I had it!". 🙄)

 

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In all due respects to the petitioner, I to am 78 but manage these ok . For people unable to use this method of payment , go to the normal tills !! It's called progress , ant it isn't just TESCO !!

 

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Denise Ann Gee says.... (Paraphrasing) Do nothing and move along now. I have no clue how this human to machine policy is going to affect us....
all that matters to Tesco if profit. Shop else where if you can. Hopefully others may have more ethics.

 

Denise is also an avid supporter of Covid jab. She has already booked for her 6th booster ahead of everybody else.

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On 5/21/2022 at 1:52 PM, DaleP said:

Self-scan supermarket tills and the rows over their use

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-61501128

 

Petition

More than 117K signatures obtained.

 

Not only they are replacing human staff with robots, I am also concerned about the camera staring at you so close.

 

Comments from a jabber (I'm sure of it! He was probably first in the queue and wears a badge "Covid is Real. I had it!". 🙄)

 

 

 

Denise is also an avid supporter of Covid jab. She has already booked for her 6th booster ahead of everybody else.

 

I read that same article yesterday. It reminded me of a recent trip to Matalan, first time I had been since before the 'pandemic' started.

 

They didn't give you any choice. Unless you're paying with cash, you're FORCED to use the 'self-service' checkouts. It wasn't a very user-friendly experience, so I doubt I'll be shopping there again.

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