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Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-the-papers-55390290

You have to wonder
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21-12-2020, 12:16 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

Originally Posted by Reality1 ->
https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-the-papers-55390290

You have to wonder
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I do think so, it is just being sensible.

The new variant is much quicker to spread and has a much higher viral load.

Nobody wants it.
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21-12-2020, 12:21 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

https://www.express.co.uk/news/polit...-travel-update

FRANCE will aim to establish Europe-wide sanitary protocol measures "in the coming hours" to allow the resumption of traffic flows with the United Kingdom, transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari has said.
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21-12-2020, 01:25 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

The virus was already out of control in Europe so I can't see what difference all this drama will make. I guess it's convenient having much of the country in Tier 4 on the eve of Brexit. Plus they won't have so much chaos with travellers coming and going from/to Europe.

I'm usually in favour of keeping everyone safe but this to me is a complete overreaction.
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21-12-2020, 01:31 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

Originally Posted by AnnieS ->
The virus was already out of control in Europe so I can't see what difference all this drama will make. I guess it's convenient having much of the country in Tier 4 on the eve of Brexit. Plus they won't have so much chaos with travellers coming and going from/to Europe.

I'm usually in favour of keeping everyone safe but this to me is a complete overreaction.
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It is not just the EU who have banned travel. many others have as well.
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21-12-2020, 01:40 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

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It is not just the EU who have banned travel. many others have as well.
Yes the panic is exploding. The EU already have cases of the variant. Friends managed to fly to the canaries yesterday so we were letting people leave. (they had been tested before flying by the way) you need a negative PCR test result to travel.
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21-12-2020, 02:35 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

Have a read of this and then say it's coincidence.

Oh and please; rather than attacks upon where this has been posted would you at least look at the reasoning and see what of that you might find that you object to?

' Can anyone point me to the evidence that this new variant is ď70% more transmissible than the old variant?Ē '

" Dr Mike Yeadon isnít convinced.

'I suspect itís invented. Itís one of around 40,000 variants, typically emerging from error prone replication. It would be funny if it werenít so serious if it turns out to be an asymptomatic variant: easy to catch & pass on but doesnít make you ill.
We could call it a vaccine.'
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https://lockdownsceptics.org/2020/12...s-the-evidence
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21-12-2020, 02:37 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

Originally Posted by AnnieS ->
Yes the panic is exploding. The EU already have cases of the variant. Friends managed to fly to the canaries yesterday so we were letting people leave. (they had been tested before flying by the way) you need a negative PCR test result to travel.
So you believe this panic has been manufactured Annie?
If so, l tend to agree with you ! As you rightly say, to fly, you already
need a negative covic test to purchase a ticket ?? And lorry drivers
can easily be tested before embarking or even before they start
their journey ?? In fact l am surprised that this does not already
happen !!
It's a pity all these precautions didnt take place before the virus
left China??

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21-12-2020, 02:43 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

Originally Posted by Donkeyman ->
So you believe this panic has been manufactured Annie?
If so, l tend to agree with you ! As you rightly say, to fly, you already
need a negative covic test to purchase a ticket ?? And lorry drivers
can easily be tested before embarking or even before they start
their journey ?? In fact l am surprised that this does not already
happen !!
It's a pity all these precautions didnt take place before the virus
left China??

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You are sadly misinformed .

We have a huge backlog of accurate testing.

Nobody trusts our track and trace.
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21-12-2020, 02:52 PM
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Re: Is this a coincidence with Brexit?

I don't believe in conspiracy theories and have no time for the sad individuals who do (and that includes Mike Yeadon who I have had the misfortune to encounter before) .
I don't believe the new variant virus is anything but genuine having listened to those who know about these things .

We should try to make the best of this little difficulty and look upon it a dry run for 31st of December and no we shouldn't delay the transition period for one moment, when you are covered in muck a little more makes no difference.

You only had to look at the Prime Minister's body language during the press conference on Saturday to know he would probably have prefered to have all his teeth pulled out rather than make that announcement re the tier 4 restrictions.
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