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Sigh...

https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0706/11517 ... ody-study/

Far from promising for the herd immunity approach.

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The penny has finally dropped for the lads in NPHET.
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07- ... ovid-.html

They've got it wrong again by delaying pub openings.
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In Ireland the number of Health Care workers contracting COVID has been consistently of the order of 32% of the total confirmed cases.
This is somewhat surprising considering that at this point any missteps on the learning curve should be now firmly in the past.
So why isn't it?
Well a little stroll through one of our Dublin based national (public) hospitals might be informative.
What might you expect to see.

All medical staff suitably gowned.
All "guests" suitably gowned ie wearing masks
All receptionist staff suitably gowned.
All ancillary hospital staff suitably gowned, ie wearing masks

Would it surprise ye know that you'd be surprised.

All medical staff are or appear to be suitably gowned, excellent.
About one third, yes one third of the "guests" were wearing masks, a miserable fail.
Receptionists were behind screens, that constitutes suitably gowned, excellent.
Very few ancillary staff were suitably gowned, appalling.

We are going to have a second wave alright and it's going to be where the first wave was, in the hospitals.

I have one suggestion for the Minister of Health.
Pay an impromptu visit to at least one of our national hospitals every week and then have a word word HSE's CEO.
In fact the HSE's CEO could do worse than make a few impromptu visits to the hospitals he's responsible for.

This country is spending a fortune on public health care and the one burning question that needs to asked and frequently.
WHAT IS THE MONEY BEING SPENT ON. Pretty sure a good accountant would have a few far more searching questions to ask,
Like, WHERE's THE BANG FOR ALL THOSE TAXPAYER BUCKs.

Ah yes,The TAXPAYER, remember him, the one that gets stiffed for everything.

MORAL HAZARD has not gone away it's alive and well.
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I was in the Mater 3times the week before last(fine thanks) and they were all wearing masks/PPE etc.

The reason it spreads quickly in hospitals is because it's where they take people with the disease and some of the equipment they use spreads the virus like a mf to the point that the benefit of PPE might be negligible over a prolonged period.
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Oldschoolsocks wrote:
August 2nd, 2020, 12:32 am
probly belongs here: https://twitter.com/VincentPMartin1/sta ... 8165393409

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