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Today, 3:28 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

The Oxford Vaccine Group is a research department of Oxford university, founded in !994.
They developed the 'Oxford' Covid-19 vaccine.
The collaboration with AstraZeneca is to manufacture and...
Today, 12:40 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

1) WHO have supported a proposal by India and South Africa for easing of intellectual property rules for the Covid-19 vaccine. The idea not supported by US. UK or EU!
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Yesterday, 9:30 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

He has been making similar negative commentaries since 2017.
Yesterday, 9:17 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

Yes UK is considering it.
The Serum Institute mentioned is ahead of most in production of the Oxford vaccine and has not considered this (as far as I know). They expect to start distribution...
Yesterday, 8:58 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Do you really believe what Sir Ivan Rogers says/thinks? He has been negative about Brexit since time of Mrs. May. (Has written a book!)
Yesterday, 8:44 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Certainly it is unique! The UK has just signed a trade deal with Japan---will there now be a Bill in the UK Parliament to introduce Japanese law into British law?
(European Communities Act 1972)
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Yesterday, 6:06 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

We have been through this so many times before.
It is the principle of Primacy- over British law-per se, unique in the world of 'trade' agreements not the situations you describe.
The powers of the...
Yesterday, 3:21 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

1) 3) We have only just left ---still in transition! What would you expect?

https://www.cityam.com/finance-not-fish-the-trade-deal-with-japan-focuses-on-what-matters-for-the-city.

2) How...
Yesterday, 1:16 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

What has "fallen by the wayside"?
UK will be able to trade internationally as an independent nation, make its own trade rules---VAT etc. Less red tape for small businesses, manage immigration...
Yesterday, 12:33 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

1) He has asked this question so many times in relation to his own work circumstances--I think it is related to him personally.

2) Only used Birmingham once (for an Emirates flight)---found it...
Yesterday, 12:26 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Yes there will be but not all individuals--as with any vote there are those for and against----it is about benefits for a majority.
Yesterday, 11:33 am
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

It's not just about 'you' Morpeth!
As I pointed out I have spent far longer times queuing as an 'insider' at Heathrow, than I do in my non-EU country! It's not about 'me' either, it us about the UK...
Yesterday, 10:44 am
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Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

I suppose deliberate infection to show response in volunteers. There are ethical reasons against this*---- although now similar 'experiments' in UK for different reason. See link.

*(I remember a...
Yesterday, 10:03 am
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Views: 132,712
Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

Yes I read that! Other countries may have different criteria for approval! The Oxford vaccine is the same vaccine where ever it is produced. (Even 50% protection would be better than nothing). (Also...
Yesterday, 9:19 am
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Views: 132,712
Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

As I explained above (twice) any testing involves a relatively small part of the population so a measure of the possibility of preventing an infection leading to hospitalisation and death is...
Oct 24th 2020, 8:29 am
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Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

Explained in Post 4555

No vaccine is a 'cure'
Oct 23rd 2020, 9:00 pm
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Views: 698,541
Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Agree ---I regularly travel East (omg!) from the UK--most non-Brits seem to have washed. the only place standing 'in line' is Heathrow, so no change! (Fortunately did return with a suitcase full of...
Oct 23rd 2020, 6:06 pm
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Views: 66,442
Posted By Bipat

Re: Shamima Begum has UK citizenship revoked

She was 15 years old when she committed her 'sins'---she is now only 21. (UK does not have a death penalty even for adults).
Oct 23rd 2020, 5:57 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

The situation may change. It depends on the UK remaining in the ETIAS list. Either way I do not see that there will be 'hours' of waiting in queues!
(Waiting times already depend on how many flights...
Oct 23rd 2020, 5:23 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

I wondered if UK would be on the list of countries able to apply for Schengen visas.(I would assume that they would, in two years time.)
I am told it is very easy to apply for and no particular wait...
Oct 23rd 2020, 5:13 pm
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Views: 132,712
Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

I think it refers to the 'measured effects in the trials' . Obviously it is hoped that most of those taking part in trials will not become seriously ill, so this cannot be measured accurately. ...
Oct 23rd 2020, 4:51 pm
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Views: 132,712
Posted By Bipat

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

There have been problems with people not keeping to rules at religious festivals. Although one gymnasium in Poland is making use of special rules for churches.:lol:
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Oct 23rd 2020, 4:16 pm
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Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

People I know who travel to Europe on Schengen visas don't seem to have problems of waiting 'hours' in queues. Will British citizens be eligible for these?
Oct 22nd 2020, 8:29 am
Replies: 22,842
Views: 698,541
Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

I agree with you regarding the Australian treatment of refugees.

However the post Brexit 'Australian system' suggested is a points system for legal applicants! Why is that a problem?

Regarding...
Oct 21st 2020, 1:41 pm
Replies: 22,842
Views: 698,541
Posted By Bipat

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Just read that she has now tested negative so presumably will be back in Brussels soon. (Previous reports questioned her whereabouts but thought to be in Germany.)
In answer to DLD she is Chief of...
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