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Yardley Yeadon
A source just gave me the following information. A hospital in Wales, Nevill Hall in Abergavenny, has 250 beds. 200 beds are empty. The surgeons are bored & pass much time on the nearby golf course. I think this might be one answer to why UK doctors are not...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
... investigating to find out why hospitals have no patients in them! Apparently all covid cases are currently being sent to this hospital. This story tallies with the original evidence which drew me into this ghastly mess we’ve made of our country. I’ve not mentioned this...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...for quite a while but you all should be incandescent about it. A good friend who’s a professor of cell biology was playing hockey many miles from home. He fell into conversation with one of the opposing team. This person is a fairly senior manger in NHS England & has daily...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...sight of bed disposition across the service. He was upset to have realised that, as intensive care beds emptied because the many covid19 patients either recovered or sadly died, they were not being replaced by elective surgical patients. To the best of my recollection, this...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...was late June. I was put in touch with the NHSE staffer by my friend, because he knew I was, by then, telling him all the time that “something is seriously wrong”. I met up with the NHSE manager who, by good fortune, lives less than 10 miles from me. He told me that the...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...utilisation of the ICU beds was at a far lower % than ever in his whole career. Worse, he told me the reason, showing me part of a management briefing he’d recently attended. To my surprise, in the section entitled NHS Priorities, the top one wasn’t what I expected to see...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...to get the NHS back to normal service ASAP. No, that was there, but it was second. The top priority was entirely contradictory to the second & essentially said “Run the NHS as lightly loaded as possible in order to be prepared to cope with the second wave”. Just so we’re...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...clear, it’s not an accident that it’s hard to get access to the NHS at present. No, it’s a strategic choice: they’re not seeing you, doing fewer elective surgeries, to protect the NHS. Kafka would probably have rejected this as a plot line on grounds that it’s absurd.
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
While there has recently need an increase in utilisation of ITU beds, I don’t know about you, it’s completely unacceptable that someone’s decided it’s ok not to replace your heart valve & certain other elective surgeries. Why? To cope with an expected “second wave”. This is...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...where & way I got stuck in. Viruses do not do waves. It’s not possible to have a second wave of infections & deaths in a country which has already been intensely infected in spring. This is because those infected & survived, which is 99.8%, are then immune. When a pandemic...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...was self-limiting, as it was in U.K. and almost everywhere I’ve looked, it’s now not possible for the population to enable & support a large, consolidated & growing epidemic. I knew that back in June & of course we’re not experiencing a second wave, but a
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
This, too, will self-limit. I’m sceptical about, but open-minded to, the possibility that what are being labelled as ‘covid19 deaths’ actually are as advertised. More likely, the majority are simply people who’ve died of other causes, some of which are respiratory deaths,
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...within 28d of a positive PCR test. PCR testing is wholly unsuitable for the role it’s asked to do. Scandalously, Govt either cannot or has chosen not to tell us what at present in the operational false positive rate. My own inferences are that is not implausible that most...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...positive tests are false (subclinical infection, fragments of destroyed virus, cross reactivity with common cold coronaviruses, old fashioned contamination). A total operational FPR of 5% would yield 15-20k positives per day, which is what we’re seeing. In direct...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...contradiction to its own edict, issued after relentless & appropriate criticism of community testing during summer, no steps at all to assess & remove these problems. Based on that internal instruction, testers were required to retest positives, certainly weak positives.
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
They were also charged with responsibility for assessing then limiting the number of amplification cycles used in PCR, so to greatly reduce FPs. You might ask yourself why they’ve not fixed that glaring error. I can see no reason they’d fly in the face of they’d own, very good...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...advice, other than to keep people fearful for longer. It’s certainly not saving anyone’s lives. But it provides the cover to order lockdowns. Put simply, it’s terrible practical science, it’s suspicious & you should completely reject the output of mass testing. I think it is..
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...telling us less than nothing. If I’m right that, even now, most positives are false, then if unexpectedly they genuine prevalence of virus in the population was to increase, it would be missed. To finish where I started, I there is ample justification to be absolutely...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...furious at the incompetence - at best - and lethally incorrect advice coming from SAGE. They’re either the wrong people to advise us, because they lack the expertise I & others have to assess the underlying science, in which case they should immediately resign or be...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...dismissed. Or more worryingly, some on SAGE know exactly what they’re doing, in which case they should be arrested & charged with numerous crimes of conspiracy. But whatever you think of the science of testing, you should be appalled to learn that no serious scientist talks...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...of second waves. It’s an absurdity which doesn’t happen, yet Govt & SAGE have persuaded many to expect as axiomatic & almost certain. But for me the final straw should be to learn that the NHS chose to allow you, your family & friends go untreated, to suffer & even to die...
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
...in order to prepare for a lie. In closing, followers know I’ve been on about pre-existing immune response, before the virus arrived. Some have said I’m building in sand. I say no. This is to be expected. We even know why it occurs. It’s exposure to related viruses that does..
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
..it, leaving behind a robust & durable immune memory. Here’s an interesting review of that very field in that rather edgy journal, the BMJ.
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
Replying to @MichaelYeadon3
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Yardley Yeadon Oct 20
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