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James Melville
Made in Fife, Scotland. Interests: sport, music, politics. Consultant . Writer for
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Gtech has been told by the UK government to not produce more than 30,000 ventilators less than a week after getting the go-ahead.
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James Melville Mar 28
The small Italian town of Vo Euganeo claims to have eradicated coronavirus infections, having now reached zero new cases after implementing a mass-testing programme in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. My latest article for Al Jazeera
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James Melville Mar 27
We are all just trying to turn the sourest of lemons into lemonade. We are currently participating in what is probably the most collective moment of global empathy in history. My article for on the crisis.
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Al Jazeera English Mar 28
The evidence is clear: Mass testing for the virus is the key to its eradication — writes for
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While most of Europe's population endure lockdown conditions in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, one country stands almost alone in allowing life to go on pretty much as normal. Welcome to Coronavirus life in Sweden. 🇸🇪
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Wonderful initiative from for education during lockdown. Learn a language, instrument, cooking, keep fit or academic study. Over 2,000 vetted online tutors around the world. Applicable for adults & children. Please sign up.
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Forget all this half-life purgatory for an hour and listen to the new Childish Gambino album “3.15.20“. First classic album of the lockdown era.
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Despite the Coronavirus crisis, there were 69,508 flights around the world yesterday.
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Hats off to actor James McAvoy who has donated £275,000 to NHS medics' PPE crowdfunding appeal.
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Robert Shrum Mar 27
What a decent, authentic human being Joe Biden is.
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The Coronavirus crisis shows us why internationalism cooperation is needed...rather then isolationism.
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Christina Patterson 4h
V interesting piece by on how one Italian town fought coronavirus by testing, testing, testing. Which is what the WHO told everyone to do - advice which our country unfortunately appeared to ignore
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The German Air Force are flying coronavirus patients from Italy to Germany using their military air ambulances. Italian patients are then are treated in hospitals across Germany. Fantastic gesture of compassion from one country to another.
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Wonderful initiative from for education during lockdown. Learn a language, instrument, cooking, keep fit or academic study. Over 2,000 vetted online tutors around the world. Applicable for adults & children. Please sign up.
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Kerry Eldridge xxx🧍‍♀️xxx🧍🏾xxx🧍🏻‍♂️xxx 8h
A huge thanks to every member of staff & our partners working this weekend to care for our patients & ensure their safety. So many colleagues are going above and beyond, for which we are incredibly grateful 💙 🙏
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Peter McGahan 8h
I look at the comments underneath this (try it) and think, how can people be this stupid, be this racist, be this indoctrinated and believe the nonsense, and hate Asians Then I think of the global TIMSS study on education and the penny drops
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WWFP 8h
A chain of London hotels and taxi drivers are helping homeless people to get safe shelter during the crisis.
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Fruit and veg ‘will run out’ unless Britain charters planes to fly in farm workers from eastern Europe UK urgently needs 90,000 labourers to pick crops that will otherwise die in the fields.
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Scholar Hub 9h
If you want to use the self distancing home time to learn a new language, instrument, keep fit or study - please sign up as a learner to Scholar Hub. Over 2,000 vetted online tutors and educators from all around the world. Please sign up.
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