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Message 2088948 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 14:46:55 UTC
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Now Covid varient reported from South Africa, B.1.1.529. not officially a varient of concern.
A new coronavirus variant found in 22 cases in South Africa is a “reason for concern”, according to researchers.

Three cases of the variant - B.1.1.529 - have also been found in Botswana and there has been one case in Hong Kong, in a patient who had recently visited South Africa.

Scientists have flagged the variant’s unusually high levels of mutations, particularly in the spike protein, which the virus uses to infect cells.

Professor Tulio De Oliveira, director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP), said the variant had a “very unusual constellation of mutations” and was a "reason for concern" in South Africa.

Unlike other variants, including delta, which is now dominant globally, and beta, which was detected by Prof de Oliveira’s team in South Africa earlier this year, the new variant has not yet been officially classified as a variant of concern.


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/new-coronavirus-variant-reason-concern-say-researchers/
Has paywall but I think Covid news is open to all.
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Message 2088969 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 18:49:36 UTC

Here's something else for those morons that think that us Aussies need saving from our COVID measures.

Indonesia bans Christmas, New Year leave Eve to stop Covid surge.

Go and save the festive season there instead you “insane and unhinged tinfoil hat-wearing tossers”.
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Message 2088970 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 18:56:42 UTC - in response to Message 2088969.  

Australians - so polite and gentle in their use of descriptive names ;-)
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Message 2088972 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 19:36:54 UTC - in response to Message 2088970.  

Nothing like being unambiguously direct!


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Message 2088973 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 19:37:04 UTC

It's probably a cultural thing. :-D
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Message 2088974 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 19:43:31 UTC - in response to Message 2088948.  

That has hit the UK BBC news:

Covid: New heavily mutated variant B.1.1.529 in South Africa raises concern
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... The confirmed cases are mostly concentrated in one province in South Africa, but there are hints it may have spread further...

... "This variant did surprise us, it has a big jump on evolution [and] many more mutations that we expected," ... there were 50 mutations overall and more than 30 on the spike protein, which is the target of most vaccines and the key the virus uses to unlock the doorway into our body's cells ... the receptor binding domain (that's the part of the virus that makes first contact with our body's cells), it has 10 mutations compared to just two for the Delta variant that swept the world ... "The full significance is still uncertain,"...

... 90% of cases in Gauteng may already be this variant and it "may already be present in most provinces".

But it tells us nothing about whether it spreads faster than Delta, is any more severe or can evade the immune protection that comes from vaccination.

It also does not tell us how well the variant will spread in countries with much higher vaccination rates than the 24% of South Africa that is fully vaccinated...



Note that South Africa is less than a one day flight away...

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Message 2088993 - Posted: 25 Nov 2021, 22:42:45 UTC

The UK covid numbers steadily increase yet higher...

Our hospitals are full.

Our long overloaded overworked abused NHS is on burn-out: Nurses' mental health: 'Most people in the NHS, they are sad'

No wonder medical staff are leaving never to return...


Which politician has said for this coming winter?: "You'll either be vaccinated, recovering from covid, or dead."

And I'd thought that politics and care had advanced since the days of the Black Plague...


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Message 2089015 - Posted: 26 Nov 2021, 4:21:17 UTC - in response to Message 2088993.  

Hell no to another variant!! :-(
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Message 2089130 - Posted: 27 Nov 2021, 22:04:19 UTC
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LOVE Wat I heard a Moment Ago on Beautiful FOX: OmniCON V**.... RIGHT 'bout Dat!!!!!

No Post after Post of CV FREAK OUT.

Hmmmm

And My Arm is Tingling fo VAXX.

NOT

C'mon. Let's FREAK!!!!!

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Message 2089144 - Posted: 28 Nov 2021, 1:56:40 UTC - in response to Message 2089015.  

Hell no to another variant!! :-(

Hell hath no fury like dumb humans that won't stop passing a virus around.
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Message 2089145 - Posted: 28 Nov 2021, 1:58:16 UTC - in response to Message 2089144.  

quite Darwinian of them.
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Message 2089159 - Posted: 28 Nov 2021, 9:07:41 UTC

PERFECT Humans are Like Dat. It's Dat FUNCTIONing Brain Every Time.

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Message 2089170 - Posted: 28 Nov 2021, 15:49:34 UTC - in response to Message 2089144.  

Hell no to another variant!! :-(

Hell hath no fury like dumb humans that won't stop passing a virus around.

Maybe that's why the anagram of this variant is Moronic
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Message 2089174 - Posted: 28 Nov 2021, 16:54:06 UTC - in response to Message 2089170.  

Hell no to another variant!! :-(

Hell hath no fury like dumb humans that won't stop passing a virus around.

Maybe that's why the anagram of this variant is Moronic

Well we all know about omicron particles and the prime directive. ;-P
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Message 2089176 - Posted: 28 Nov 2021, 17:07:52 UTC

and you thought Covid was bad ...
France has detected a "highly pathogenic" strain ... . The virus is being analysed by the French Agency ... . All ... affected ... in the northwestern town of Warhem will be killed and a 10-kilometer surveillance perimeter has been set up, with all movement ... prohibited in the area.


Okay got you attention on how an outbreak must be handled to prevent spread ...
France has detected a "highly pathogenic" strain of bird flu at a poultry farm close to the Belgian border, the government said today.

It's the first time since an serious outbreak last winter that the avian flu has been found in a French farm, the agriculture ministry said in a statement, although four cases have been found among wildlife and three in backyard poultry.

The virus is being analysed by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety. All birds at the affected farm in the northwestern town of Warhem will be killed and a 10-kilometer surveillance perimeter has been set up, with all movement of poultry prohibited in the area.

Part of the circumscribed area is in the Belgian province of West Flanders. Belgium's Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain today adopted additional measures for the towns of De Panne, Veurne, Alveringem and Poperinge. Poultry farmers and private owners must keep birds caged, and poultry shows and markets are prohibited.
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Message 2089215 - Posted: 29 Nov 2021, 2:20:43 UTC - in response to Message 2089176.  

and you thought Covid was bad ...
France has detected a "highly pathogenic" strain ... . The virus is being analysed by the French Agency ... . All ... affected ... in the northwestern town of Warhem will be killed and a 10-kilometer surveillance perimeter has been set up, with all movement ... prohibited in the area.


Okay got you attention on how an outbreak must be handled to prevent spread ...
France has detected a "highly pathogenic" strain of bird flu at a poultry farm close to the Belgian border, the government said today.

It's the first time since an serious outbreak last winter that the avian flu has been found in a French farm, the agriculture ministry said in a statement, although four cases have been found among wildlife and three in backyard poultry.

The virus is being analysed by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety. All birds at the affected farm in the northwestern town of Warhem will be killed and a 10-kilometer surveillance perimeter has been set up, with all movement of poultry prohibited in the area.

Part of the circumscribed area is in the Belgian province of West Flanders. Belgium's Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain today adopted additional measures for the towns of De Panne, Veurne, Alveringem and Poperinge. Poultry farmers and private owners must keep birds caged, and poultry shows and markets are prohibited.


This is against poultry free will! YHWH gave them the right to be uncaged, strut stuff at shows and go to market to find someone to eat them.
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Message 2089217 - Posted: 29 Nov 2021, 2:57:12 UTC

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YooO

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Message 2089237 - Posted: 29 Nov 2021, 14:16:41 UTC - in response to Message 2089217.  

The OmniCRON SCARIANT

more $$$$$$$$$$$ for me, love the OT.
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Message 2089249 - Posted: 29 Nov 2021, 17:09:07 UTC - in response to Message 2089237.  
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The OmniCRON SCARIANT

more $$$$$$$$$$$ for me, love the OT.

And there's the questionable business case of sad consequences:

Higher transmission and spread;
But with less severe symptoms?

But also with a more easily infected population weary of taking healthy precautions...

How will the numbers stack up for those non-vaccinated ending up?...


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Message 2089279 - Posted: 30 Nov 2021, 1:54:37 UTC - in response to Message 2089249.  

The OmniCRON SCARIANT

more $$$$$$$$$$$ for me, love the OT.

And there's the questionable business case of sad consequences:

Higher transmission and spread;
But with less severe symptoms?

But also with a more easily infected population weary of taking healthy precautions...

How will the numbers stack up for those non-vaccinated ending up?...

Well, business is already picking up :-) Bossman might just have to give out some big bonus $$ to keep away from the tax man.
Lets go vax conspiracy!
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