Was chatting to someone today who is well placed. I asked about the desire to delay reopening.

‘So far increases in cases are not leading to increases in hospitalisations as those cases are being picked up in the younger age groups. This isn’t good for trying to vaccinate them’
‘How can you sell them vaccinations when they aren’t at great risk? So it’s important not to allow reopening to go ahead because if increases in cases continues but doesn’t materialise into hospitalisations - then you’ll never get the young to get vaccinated in great numbers.’
‘You don’t take a vaccine to protect other people. Asking a person to take the risk of being vaccinated - especially when we don’t have long term safety data - to protect someone else is fraudulent and dangerous and it hasn’t been done before for good reason’
‘Allowing the virus to spread in the young when the most vulnerable have already been vaccinated is to properly understand epidemiology and herd-immunity. Anyone who argues otherwise either has no understanding of epidemiology or does but has an alternative agenda’

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8 Jun
Northern Ireland is “building back better”!

Isn’t it alarming how this WEF buzz phrase has filtered down into all sections of government exchanges all over the world?
Recall Minister of Covid, Robin Swann telling us we were to "Build Back Better" too?

"How to build back better, new thinking for post-pandemic Northern Ireland"

Belfast and Derry to be completely underwater by 2050!

F***ing nutters!

qub.ac.uk/research-centr…
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8 Jun
Eliot Higgins, a NATO state funded regime change war-crime apologist who, in now deleted tweets, would ask grown men to 'suck his balls' of an evening promotes a website called gppi.net and a man named Tobias Schneider.
Schneider and Higgins work with the arm of the OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) that has been heavily compromised by NATO countries. Schneider and GPPI's association was acknowledged and published by the OPCW...

The OPCW decided against publicising Higgins' roll after leaked documents revealed the UK FCO deemed him and his Bellingcat organisation to be an untrustworthy source prone to spreading "disinformation".
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6 Jun
For the 'Schools are driving transmission' brigade; (Gurdasani, Pagel, et al) - community transmission in Bolton in <60s began dropping on 21/5, 3 days later rates began falling in schools. This graph shows "cases" falling *before schools finished* in line with community rates.
Examples:

7-day rolling rates for 15-19 year olds:

23/5 = 814
25/5 = 723
1/6 = 675

*I had to explain to Chris Pagel from Indie Sage what "Rolling Rates" are. 7-Day Rolling Rates are daily averages for the previous 7 days.*

EG: 19/5 refers to data from 13/5 – 19/5 etc
Same dates but this time for 10-14 year olds:

23/5 = 1,256
25/5 = 937
1/6 = 692
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29 May
Another notable success we've achieved is lessening hysteria & disinformation spread by social media influencers. On 24/4 many accounts claimed #londonprotest was to be a super-spreader event. We showed it wasn't, since then those accounts have ceased making such claims🧵
➡️The BBC Disinformation Unit's Marianna Spring has ceased spreading disinformation on rallies held since our investigation.
➡️Sue Perkins has also ceased mentioning such rallies
➡️So has Rachael Clarke
➡️Sonia Adesara,
➡️NHS Million and..
➡️Samantha Batt-Rawden.
We reached out to each of these accounts asking them for the evidence they based their scaremongering on and then providing them with the proof outdoor events are safe. All of them, bar Perkins, blocked me for simply pointing out what the evidence showed.
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29 May
Independent Sage's Chris Pagel has been warning of an impending doom in schools over the past few days citing the rises in test positivity rates in 10-14 year olds in Bolton. We look at surrounding Local Authorities to see if there's evidence schools are vectors for transmission.
Let's begin with Bolton.

The majority of all schools resumed on 8/3 & finished for Easter on 1/4 - 19/4. There were roughly 8 wks between schools reopening & a sharp increase in positive test results in <60s therefore no evidence schools reopening caused a spike in early May.
Bury again shows no evidence of school transmissions otherwise we'd see it reflected in the data much earlier than the slight uptick towards the end of May that now seems arrested.
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The Great Barrington team of world-renowned experts have now admitted to helping shape Florida’s Covid response. We already guessed that but it’s now confirmed.
"The irony in this sad affair is that the lockdowns failed to protect the high-risk older people. The evidence is overwhelming. In the US, for instance, compare locked down California with Florida, which lifted lockdown in September of last year, in part based on our advice."
"For example, Disneyworld in Florida has been open since last summer, while Disneyland in California is still closed. The result? Age-adjusted per capita COVID mortality is almost 50% higher in California than in Florida. The lockdowns are a slow-motion “let it rip” strategy."
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