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Old Dec 1st 2020, 8:33 am
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Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
That is hilarious. A friend here in CA got married a few months ago but did it by zoom!

Is Florida totally without any regulation at this point? Do they even bother limiting crowds in supermarkets, shops, etc?
That I do not know, but based on photos they post, seems like a free for all so if there are regulations nobody seems to care.


I am still in isolation, although it's been nice being alone, like a mini vacation of sorts. But eh still feeling sick, but the test isn't back yet, 60 hours and counting since it was done. Almost double what they said the average turn around time was.
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Old Dec 2nd 2020, 7:01 am
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post

Could you explain please?
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Old Dec 2nd 2020, 7:37 am
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The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use.

British regulator, the MHRA, says the jab, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for roll out next week.
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Old Dec 2nd 2020, 8:49 am
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Originally Posted by pommybird View Post
Mike, you will be fine, figures for Devon are low. I was in hospital 2 weeks ago for a day case, the NHS is like a well oiled machine, it was the best hospital experience I think I have ever had, I was so impressed with everything, admission, efficiency, safety and care. COVID wards are completely shut off, the staff know exactly what they are doing. The care was second to none, thank God for the NHS.
It's Somerset now, but yes we are still relatively low risk so shouldn't be a problem.
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Old Dec 2nd 2020, 8:52 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
If it's just a screening one ask your doctor if it can be delayed.


I had one last month, but my area only had around 100 active cases so wasn't terribly risky. I never came into contact with any other patients, and only people that came close to me was the doctor and nurses in the procedure room they kind of have to, but they all had masks on and face shields.

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Not just a screening really, it's a followup the the op I had last year to remove a cancer. Already delayed due to Covid, should have happened 6 months ago, all blood tests have been normal, so I suppose I should take heart from that.
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Old Dec 2nd 2020, 5:02 pm
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Originally Posted by Fredbargate View Post
The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use.

British regulator, the MHRA, says the jab, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for roll out next week.
So hopefully will begin to see a drop in new cases in the UK in the next few months. US probably isn't far behind in approval.


Took 4 1/2 days but my test was negative, so now the doctor will see me, to see if we can find out what is causing this cough and if there is anything to be done about it.

The dentist wont see me though, so had to push back my dental appointment until early January.

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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 2:58 pm
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post

But it's not in the political covid thread so I can't say it.

Just as well you didn't then, or there would be trouble.

I think Boiler should have his own thread to post his stuff in anyway.
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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 3:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Just as well you didn't then, or there would be trouble.
Too late


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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 3:11 pm
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Well you guys as i have always said you can't take politics out of covid.Like you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 5:08 pm
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Find your place in the vaccine line. (For US folks only, sorry.)

Based on your risk profile, we believe you’re in line behind 118.5 million people across the United States.

When it comes to New York, we think you’re behind 7.1 millionothers who are at higher risk in your state.

And in St. Lawrence County, you’re behind 48,200 others.

If the line in New York was represented by about 100 people, this is where you’d be standing:
Then there’s a graphic of loads of people standing in line, with me standing about halfway to the back of the queue

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/...-timeline.html


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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 5:37 pm
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
Find your place in the vaccine line. (For US folks only, sorry.)



Then there’s a graphic of loads of people standing in line, with me standing about halfway to the back of the queue

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/...-timeline.html
You're way ahead of me. Let me know how it is."Based on your risk profile, we believe you’re in line behind 268.7 million people across the United States.

When it comes to Illinois, we think you’re behind 10.5 million others who are at higher risk in your state.

And in Cook County, you’re behind 4.2 million others.

If the line in Illinois was represented by about 100 people, this is where you’d be standing:



That's me all in red near the end.
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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 5:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
That's me all in red near the end.
How did They know?
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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 5:54 pm
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You're way ahead of me. Let me know how it is."Based on your risk profile, we believe you’re in line behind 268.7 million people across the United States.

When it comes to Illinois, we think you’re behind 10.5 million others who are at higher risk in your state.

And in Cook County, you’re behind 4.2 million others.

If the line in Illinois was represented by about 100 people, this is where you’d be standing:



That's me all in red near the end.
You're closer than me, I've only got 7 people behind me

But as long as the people upstream are being vaccinated that's a start. I always knew it would take a while.
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Old Dec 3rd 2020, 5:58 pm
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How did They know?

They must have found the certificate from my training.
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
You're closer than me, I've only got 7 people behind me

But as long as the people upstream are being vaccinated that's a start. I always knew it would take a while.
Nothing wrong with me and apparently not at all essential. Back of the line.

But yeah, as long as others are getting it that will help protect us all.
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