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12 minutes ago, Donathan said:

VACCINE UPDATE:

Had a message overnight from my guy over in Ireland who’s plugged in on all the vaccine stuff. Here’s what he told me:
 

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9 minutes ago, Donathan said:

VACCINE UPDATE:

Had a message overnight from my guy over in Ireland who’s plugged in on all the vaccine stuff. Here’s what he told me:

- Pfizer expect to be able to vaccinate all healthcare workers and vulnerable people in the USA by end of January and the rest of the population by the summer.

- Now looking like the interim analysis on Oxford/AZ does NOT show enough data for emergency approval to be granted imminently. Sorry.

- Moderna and Oxford both likely to be better vaccines than Pfizer as they have potential to reduce transmission but most likely just reduce severe disease. The Pfizer vaccine is ahead in the race but is only likely to prevent serious disease, will NOT stop transmission and if we still continue mass testing will still see thousands upon thousands of cases per day, but should help prevent hospitalisations and deaths.

- Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and GSK/Sanofi are not in human trials yet but on their initial trials in hamsters, they’re showing even stronger immune responses than the three that are close to approval. Could well be that these vaccines end up being the longer term players because they will help reduce transmission, not just disease.

 

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10 minutes ago, Sherrif John Bunnell said:

My uncle works for EA and says that the Scottish Championship will be in FIFA 22.

This is important news, can anyone confirm?

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12 minutes ago, NotThePars said:
My guy works for Sony and says the PS5 will play Xbox games by 2022

Interesting. Did you know if you spell Atari backwards you can play NHL 94 (Mega Drive edition) and Crash Bandicoot (PS) on it.

NHLPA '93 was / is the pinnacle of ice hockey games.

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Interesting. Did you know if you spell Atari backwards you can play NHL 94 (Mega Drive edition) and Crash Bandicoot (PS) on it.


My best mate’s dad created the Atari and I was actually the first person in the UK to learn this

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Wonder if he used the jim traynor ms word template?

CLUB STATEMENT:
Blah blah blah attack
Blah blah blah defending
We are the people no surrender

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25 minutes ago, Donathan said:



- Now looking like the interim analysis on Oxford/AZ does NOT show enough data for emergency approval to be granted imminently. Sorry.

Quite the reversal in the space of 12 hours!

Is your 'guy' a Reddit 'guy' by any chance?

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My best mate’s dad created the Atari and I was actually the first person in the UK to learn this
Your best mate may believe this, but he stole the idea from your best mate's Mum's Auntie Sheila.

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"Don't know why" every time there is a suggestion that an increase in immunity levels within a community may be responsible for a slowing of spread, the scientists do absolutely everything to avoid even suggesting it.

Assuming it's not just another example of Leitch not being able to hold his water and toe the party line when not at the podium, him at leasr recognising it may be playing a part seems like an important shift.

He can't genuinely believe people are better at social distancing than in March and April, so my instinct is that's there as a sort of get out.

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17 minutes ago, Gaz said:

This is important news, can anyone confirm?

He said 'Championship' not the tinpot seaside leagues where your club resides.

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2 minutes ago, virginton said:

He said 'Championship' not the tinpot seaside leagues where your club resides.

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Next year but

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The idea that social distancing has been markedly more stringent in Inverclyde compared to anywhere else in the Central Belt because it was hit badly in March is utterly laughable. That's up there with Leitch's 'only east Asians have the cultural grounds with which to wear masks in a pandemic', which was responsible for turbo-charging the outbreak during the spring.

The man is a clown and shouldn't be left unsupervised with a box of crayons never mind the nation's pandemic response.

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VACCINE UPDATE:

Had a message overnight from my guy over in Ireland who’s plugged in on all the vaccine stuff. Here’s what he told me:

- Pfizer expect to be able to vaccinate all healthcare workers and vulnerable people in the USA by end of January and the rest of the population by the summer.

- Now looking like the interim analysis on Oxford/AZ does NOT show enough data for emergency approval to be granted imminently. Sorry.

- Moderna and Oxford both likely to be better vaccines than Pfizer as they have potential to reduce transmission but most likely just reduce severe disease. The Pfizer vaccine is ahead in the race but is only likely to prevent serious disease, will NOT stop transmission and if we still continue mass testing will still see thousands upon thousands of cases per day, but should help prevent hospitalisations and deaths.

- Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and GSK/Sanofi are not in human trials yet but on their initial trials in hamsters, they’re showing even stronger immune responses than the three that are close to approval. Could well be that these vaccines end up being the longer term players because they will help reduce transmission, not just disease.
Hamsters, did they kill all their monkeys off first ? Concerning they are in to hamsters !

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I've just had a message from Donathan's mate saying he thinks Donathan's a fud and has been deliberately giving him false information

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19 minutes ago, Todd_is_God said:

"Don't know why" every time there is a suggestion that an increase in immunity levels within a community may be responsible for a slowing of spread, the scientists do absolutely everything to avoid even suggesting it....

...because that would call into question whether the first lockdown should have been as drastic as it was and whether letting the process of acquiring immunity unfold among the wider community (Sweden cough splutter) when people have stronger immune systems due to greater exposure to sunshine in the summer months might have been the way to go.

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