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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.
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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:… 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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They say they are a “group of scientists who are working together to provide independent scientific advice to the UK government and public on how to minimise deaths and support Britain’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.”
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Totally fair point. However..
Sometimes you need to operate *within* a system of oppression to destroy it.

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Should we all stop flying and give them what they want?
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I’ve attended every home game this season. Now, I am banned.
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