Martin McKee (@martinmckee )

Martin McKee

Bio Prof of European Public Health LSHTM/ Director Research Policy European Observatory. Past President @EUPHActs Tweets are purely in personal capacity
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Twitter Web App : We're nearly at 50,000 cases *per day*. And close to 900 deaths *per week*. Hospitalisations ('pressure on NHS') have been hovering ~1000 admissions per day for the last several weeks. And we have major educational disruption. At what point does the Government's PLAN B kick in?

Twitter Web App : The text message that people are receiving to inform them they may have had a false negative includes

'We apologise for any inconvenience caused'.

Missing the bus is inconvenient.

Being told you're not infectious and potentially infecting friends and colleagues is dangerous.

Twitter for iPhone : We now have some pro Brexit politicians willing to undermine peace in Northern Ireland if they can’t sell in pounds & or ounces there. Words fail me telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/10/1…

Twitter for iPhone : 1/14 - “The UK’s weekly death rate stands at 12 per million, three times the level of other major European nations, while hospitalisations have risen to eight -related admissions a week per 100,000 people, six times the rate on the continent.”
ft.com/content/345825…

Twitter Web App : Boris' idea of 'equilibrium' ↙️ in the South West is somewhat different to the ONS view reported today, where ONS report a doubling in prevalence in just 16 days. ↘️, presumably because many people erroneously didn't isolate thus driving growth. BBC Points West