You are not going to believe this one (or maybe you will), but bear with me. I had to triple check my figures on this just to reassure myself it was true.

And what’s more, this is likely to be happening every single day.
More👇🏻 Image
Last night the esteemed @BBCHughPym, BBC health editor since March 2014, ran a seemingly alarming story about the Covid-19 situation in the North East, as you can see below.

With interviews from a respiratory consultant, medical director, elected city mayor, and local resident. Image
It featured as a segment on the 6 o’clock news, 10 o’clock news, @BBCNEandCumbria, as well as being one of the top stories online (see screenshot).

I have no way of calculating the audience reach but we can safely assume it was into the millions, nationwide and regionally. Image
The online headline told us that medical staff were “distressed” by a third wave.

The story begins with a war analogy from Dr Catherine Monaghan, respiratory consultant, who claimed: “We are planning for war and praying for peace."

Sounds serious, right?
Well that’s not the half of it.

Dr Monaghan paints a bleak picture of “exhausted and distressed” staff and critically unwell patients.

“I cannot quite believe we’re back at this stage again — it’s really worrying,” she says.

Crikey, this is from a doctor. It must be true. Image
Pym reports that there are 22 Covid patients in that specific hospital, five of whom are in intensive care. He says that number has “increased sharply” from just six in a single week.

Coupled with that, he talks about “surging” cases and “stretched” services.

Grim, grim, grim.
Mayor of Middlesbrough, Andy Preston (@Tees_Issues) says: “Rates are ballooning. This thing is spreading like wildfire across the whole region.”

Chris Tulloch, medical director for @NTeesHpoolNHSFT, said: “We are coping, but I would say we are just coping.”

Disaster imminent⚠️
For your average viewer: the language, the war analogies, the professional status of the people saying these things is terrifying. Absolutely.

However one thing was missing as I watched it. They kept talking about surging cases, but we all know cases don’t equate to sick people.
We also know that Britain is testing at a ridiculously high rate —more than the rest of Europe combined.

And finally, we also know peer reviewed research suggests that up to 75% of PCR tests can give misleading results**.

So,what about deaths? Isn’t that the measure of a surge? Image
If NHS staff are “distressed”, it’s “spreading like wildfire”, and hospitals can “just about cope” then I was sure no mention of mortality figures was just an accidental omission & would paint a similar story to the one Pym and his colleagues like @SharonBarbour had promoted.
But alas, the BBC’s recent track record, coupled with my natural curiosity, totally got the better of me. So I did what many conspiracy theorists are derided for doing: yes, you’ve guessed it, I did my own research.

What I found, given the context above, actually blew my mind.
I logged onto NHS England and headed to “COVID-19 Daily Deaths” to find data on North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.

For context, NTHNFT provides services to 400,000 people across two main hospital sites & three smaller community sites. £275m turnover and 5,500 staff. ImageImageImage
Here they are on line 139 of the (enormous) Excel sheet, under Tab4 “Deaths by trust.”

I scrolled along until I got to the most recent date listed which was Tuesday (13 July).

To my surprise, deaths: 0.
I tabbed to the next date: 0.
The next: 0.

Data: england.nhs.uk/statistics/wp-… Image
In fact, according to this NHS England data (which you can freely check), the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust hasn’t reported a single Covid-19 death for 76 consecutive days, going right back to 28 April 2021.

Let me repeat that: 💥NO DEATHS FOR SEVENTY-SIX DAYS💥
On 28 April there was, sadly, one death.

You then have to scroll for another 13 days, until 15 April, to find another one death.

In other words, two Covid-19 deaths in two months — or one a month. As I said, I had to check this several times to be sure, and I am 100% sure.
An NHS hospital trust plastered across national and regional television and framed as being rushed off its feet and dealing with a “third covid surge” has actually experienced *not a single fatality from coronavirus in 76 consecutive days*.

It’s almost too bonkers to comprehend.
Added to that, across the whole North East & Yorkshire region, there were just two deaths recorded on 13 July, and two the day before it.

Hardly a crisis, hardly a “wildfire” spreading across the region, and hardly the hallmarks of a deadly pandemic. In fact, it’s not even news.
@BareReality has written poetically about how fear from government & the media has paralysed huge swathes of the population & this is one of the best examples to date.

Yet, comically, Pym was awarded the 2020 UK Journalism Review Charles Wheeler award for his pandemic coverage.
Perhaps a simple quote best sums up the way Pym & his NHS pals are attempting to spin the Covid case rates at the minute.

As a wise man once said, a 100% increase of f*ck all is still f*ck all.

Context, as ever, is king. And it was embarrassingly (deliberately?) lacking here. Image
Maybe @BBCHughPym & @NTeesHpoolNHSFT would care to answer:

• why did you omit to mention no deaths in 76 days?
• if you can only just cope when dealing with 0 deaths, are you fit for purpose?

Someone should probably refer this matter to the BBC’s disinformation unit💥

As ever, thanks for your support. A share is always gratefully received so we can continue exposing these matters🙏🏻
#FakeNews #Casedemic #COVID19 #EnoughIsEnough #NoVaccinePassports #BBC #bbcnews #DefundTheBBC #FullFact #ImDone #TheMediaIsTheVirus #Vaccination #CovidIsNotOver
**peer-reviewed study I referred to in relation to RT-PCR test reliability:

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25 Jul

I’m probably going to get pelters in some quarters for this but I feel it needs to be said.

I’ve often defended the protest organisers, however, I feel yesterday they got it badly wrong in London. Damagingly so.
I’m going to tell you why👇🏻
When I attended the march back in April, the beauty was the sheer diversity of people in attendance (as I wrote about at the time).

June and July was the same. You don’t attract a diverse crowd like that by focusing on niche topics — you do it by targeting key central themes.
Themes like lockdown, like vaccine passports, and like bodily autonomy/mandatory vaccinations. Issues that have a solid foundation from which to argue our point of view; issues which, with some gentle persuasion, members of the public at large could/should get energised about.
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14 Jul

Yesterday evening, in the House of Commons, Members of Parliament were instructed to vote on some of the most important draft legislation in decades:

Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021👇🏻
British politicians were asked to support proposals that will effectively abandon long-held principles in this country of voluntary and informed consent, as outlined here in black and white on the NHS’ website.

A huge decision with wide-ranging moral and social ramifications.
Not since the nineteenth century, 1898 to be precise, has the UK entertained the idea of compulsory vaccination, recognising the moral, religious, & scientific objections of doing so.

Yet this amended legislation would compel *anyone* entering a care home setting to be jabbed.
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6 Jul

Yesterday we all saw why.

For 16 months the government & its scientific advisors have avoided any kind of scrutiny. The Downing Street press conference sham is evidence; where “journalists” ask narrative-driven, pre-prepared & sanctioned questions👇🏻
When have you ever heard them ask about the China lab leak? About natural immunity? About the risks of the vaccines? About the flawed PCR tests? About the cost/benefit analysis of lockdowns? About the impartiality of SAGE? About the planned lies and fear? Never, is the answer.
Those questions are only ever asked by the public on forums like Twitter- never by journalists - & even then Big Tech censor many of these important questions.

The result has been the rise of the Covid cult (💙), of covidians, a movement steeped in ideology rather than science.
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3 Jul

The (powerful) people who have convinced you that draconian restrictions on your civil liberties are necessary to protect you from a killer pandemic are the same people who seem unconcerned about the rules themselves. More👇🏻 Image
The controlled and morally bankrupt politicians mandate you to wear dehumanising face coverings, whilst refusing to do the same because the rules don’t apply to them. The deadly pandemic differentiates between classes of citizens, apparently. But at least they have warning tape.. Image
They invoke war rhetoric as they demand you don’t leave your local area, raising panic and fear. Then they leave their own local areas at will. Why? Because, of course, they are politicians and the rules of the pandemic don’t apply to them. Image
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22 Jun

The Government has published a 110-page report on the future of human augmentation (HA), dubbed the “binding agent between the unique skills of humans & machines.”

It covers genetic engineering, future warfare, & brain-computer interfaces etc.👇🏻
In an Exec Summary, the Ministry of Defence paper says “we cannot wait for the ethics of human augmentation to be decided for us, we must be part of the conversation now. The ethical implications are significant but not insurmountable; early & regular engagement is essential.”
In the same section, it goes on to state “ethical perspectives on human augmentation will change and this could happen quickly.

“There may be a moral obligation to augment people, particularly in cases where it promotes wellbeing or protects us from novel threats.”
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16 Jun

I hoped things couldn’t top the @beverleyturner GMB interview & the lies Metro Newspapers published as a result (pinned). I freely admit I was wrong.

On Monday, @JeremyVineOn5 broadcast one of the most despicable segments I can recall. Why?👇🏻
Through presenter @theJeremyVine, they hosted a 30 min “debate” focused on the question: “Have vaccine refusers let the country down?”

The first thing to note is that this question is deliberately divisive, & there are questions over whether Beverley should’ve taken part at all.
The classic divide and rule tactics of the mainstream media have come to the fore over the past 16 months and one train of thought is that Beverley’s attendance is feeding the perpetual poison on our screens.

But, to her credit, she decided to speak about a topic she believes in
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