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Late adopter. Late giver-upper. Guardian & Observer writer.

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Joined Twitter 7/28/12


V much hope there’s better news tomorrow. Thoughts to Johnson’s family. What a terrible virus.Truth. Evidence. Science. Expertise. Turns out they were important after all https://t.co/7zuQSQIxk0This is awful - a life of brilliant service, and invaluable medical wisdom and skill. My deep condolences to Mr Rat… https://t.co/RVESsTGosR
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrA special report from @UCLH intensive care unit. The reality of coronavirus and it’s impact on patients and staff.… https://t.co/or2e59jRGC
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThis is from the ICU where Johnson is being treated. Worth reading again now. ICU says that early intervention by c… https://t.co/QspN4QUjGaFirst thing: hoping for a speedy and full recovery Second thing: why have they been telling untruths https://t.co/0vSDruGHOi
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has coronavirus, has been taken to intensive care https://t.co/hQClxR7lRt
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrMaybe this is a good moment also to highlight the case of ICU nurse desperate to get back to work at St Thomas's bu… https://t.co/OADdl8NAvkThis is the pinned tweet for St Thomas's ICU where Boris Johnson is being treated. It shows clearly established pro… https://t.co/1iOJ5WPtB5'Routine tests'. There is nothing routine about being hospitalized on day 10 of coronavirus. It is source of ongoin… https://t.co/Tm5Em4eEn6TEN!! And they didn’t have protective gear?? This is terrible https://t.co/ZbiHl0oqpiSo make a statement. We all hope PM is on the mend. But this nonsense language of 'routine tests' & 'not an emergen… https://t.co/1k6Z011TBfA very worrying development if the #COVID19, #Coronavirus can also infect & become a reservoir in other animals. I… https://t.co/Q1BgMoZgC9
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4/6
2020
@carolecadwalla @carolecadwalla plea from me on behalf of a theatre costume makers group I know who have organised… https://t.co/KCCnYL7GCL
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrBREAKING: Doctors urge UK government to change #coronvirusuk messaging - to save children’s lives. Kids have died… https://t.co/vwbnLJrFQx
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr‘Journalism faces an extinction event.’ If you value democracy, please buy a paper today or subscribe to a news org… https://t.co/EDcGnOxAtcWow, Financial Times editorial today. 'Radical reforms — reversing the policy direction of the last four decades —… https://t.co/JcPseQBIKE
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrLook at the close up. It’s striking how UK & US on parallel tracks https://t.co/X21weBYIfR‘I want to see the government succeed in this..but let’s be honest serious mistakes have been made’ THANK YOU… https://t.co/D2dafcgewxStarmer has accepted an offer from the PM to attend a COVID-19 briefing and said "serious mistakes" have been made… https://t.co/azQNukDn0L
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr‘UK on steeper trajectory than Italy’ https://t.co/6UC41JVLFxSomething not quite right here? Abu Dhabi is charging the NHS £2m to £3m per month to rent the @ExCeLLondon confere… https://t.co/loPHPAZak9
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @peterjukes Poor George..Good to see you’re better but where’s @johnmitchinson when you need him??
4/5
2020
Can someone explain why the acting CMO presents new cases that are virus positive, grossly underestimating the scal… https://t.co/qb6RS0IUXc
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThe BBC tells the story of the first two medics known to have died in the UK, Dr. Amged El-Hawrani and Dr. Adil El-… https://t.co/RVPprcZkH7
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @lewis_goodall Carehome staff are simply amazing and an often forgotten part of the care industry.
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrTragic news from Glasgow. Thirteen residents at a Glasgow care home have died in a week after a Covid outbreak. As… https://t.co/ZmkYJLLpEU
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThe Sun will always hate Starmer because he opened the second phone hacking investigation that closed the News of t… https://t.co/EAi55ZbTYB
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrMessage to US Democrats: here’s an example of a leader. Listening I felt as pple must have listening to radio durin… https://t.co/opFiJCBcf5
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrTweeting this for my American friends. We *finally* have a new leader! AND it’s someone who is capable of taking on… https://t.co/QIR995ijIa @Martin_Renshaw OMGi want to make it very clear that i won't stop until someone is held accountable. someone made the call to downgra… https://t.co/5PRzInizsS
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @IvernianEye No!Lobby journalists need to get back in the room. Watch this. They’ve got Trump but at least they are trying to hold… https://t.co/oCGYsyF0YU
4/4
2020
The global downturn due to coronavirus is “way worse” than the 2008-9 crisis, says IMF managing director Kristalina… https://t.co/5fCWG3Delq
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @ShelaghFogarty 😱 @KatiePuckrik It has muscles. AND FUR @AlastairMcInty2 @stevenjgibbons 😱😱😱Please do share your own COVID-related wildlife adventures...Update: by the magic of crowdsourcing, I have established it’s a wolf spider! (Or possibly a house spider) Thank yo… https://t.co/mTV8C3Bkzc“One of the great rules of British public life is that sooner or later, everything ends up being blamed on football… https://t.co/qQEjuMchDq @sarah_donaldson @ObsNewReview Congrats!!Some good news: @obsnewreview just today won Highly Commended (ie second) Supplement of the Year in the press award… https://t.co/X3S2D736bo
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @NickCohen4 how?? Most of it doesn't have fences @sneezysnooze @Doctor_Thomas Not skittery @nmsonline You’re telling me.. @drjanaway I think it’s like the Llandudno goats. Nature fights back @stevenjgibbons Body not as bulbous though @maryepworth @mrpcoIIins Is it??Um. Entomology twitter..any thoughts? https://t.co/4ux5nxGLZESo I've tracked down Dominic Cummings interest in herd immunity back to 2013, in his 237 page-long paper Some Thoug… https://t.co/vbwnhqeqwY
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @carolecadwalla Yep this is what we use. It's what the nation is using and it's ridiculous - the surgical masks of… https://t.co/PqeU0K7Y0F
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @afneil Andrew, given UK is part of Five Eyes, if US had this intelligence, would UK not have had access to it too?… https://t.co/9OouDOloKiWoke up to the heartbreaking news that Areema has passed away on intensive care due to coronavirus.. she was devote… https://t.co/YoRUxZwYQL
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @NadineDorries Untrue. IF, we wanted to, we could have tested extensively. We have good form on this. During the H1… https://t.co/HVfhtHCrN7
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThe amount of confusion around the UK guidelines & the lack of explanation for them is deeply concerning. @DrRosenahttps://t.co/odSKJJgYLHWhere are the ventilators? New temporary hospitals announced today for Bristol & Harrogate. Where are the ventilato… https://t.co/pHdJB85ltORight. I’ve studied the charts & it appears +2.5 weeks time lag between ‘news of issue’ & Mail & Telegraph headline… https://t.co/N5lZVgLUJCNHS COVID-19 ALERT: There has been huge and unprecedented effort to redesign the NHS to meet the COVID-19 crisis. B… https://t.co/BAgTmdXy5q
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrThis was so predictable. Ireland was already closing pubs and restaurants. #COVIDー19 . Cheltenham Festival ‘s… https://t.co/Jmm2yQqM9O
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrVery strange things going on in Italy. @LaStampa reporting on how Russian soldiers are now stationed in Bergamo & g… https://t.co/rG5tozN5efCoronavirus London: Boroughs despair over care homes ‘ticking time bomb’ 'Senior councillors are running out of fai… https://t.co/Cz8bmqdD26
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladrthis is the price the US is paying for the Trump presidency https://t.co/RcBDj14PDK
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr‘The public can be assured the whole of the UK is always well prepared for these kind of outbreaks’ https://t.co/kGASr6AK0yFrom 10 minutes ago.. https://t.co/vzMQer9RgjDeeply depressing whispering campaign against Sedwill and civil service. Time to sort out roles, settle on messag… https://t.co/QozOc4FreE
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrHaving to set the record straight with lots of people in this chain. The @WHO are clear: You can be infectious 14 d… https://t.co/SBxjuRWm3z
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr👀 “Do we really want a powerful, secretive data-mining company based outside of our jurisdiction and with little p… https://t.co/JnEpEECPEB
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @PolhomeEditor @DrRosena Oh, I see. This was about *me* not him...rightyho. As you were https://t.co/87EUtEuuWx @PolhomeEditor Great. So someone has now asked him the question. This is a good thing. Perhaps they can ask him… https://t.co/0L0nvzhqwb @PolhomeEditor Sorry, I’m missing something. He doesn’t say he got it on Thursday in the clip, does he? @PolhomeEditor No, the statement didn’t say that. He announced it on Friday afternoon. There’s nothing that I could… https://t.co/4ACFNyf3GU @PolhomeEditor Out of interest, where does it say he was diagnosed on Thursday? I couldn’t find that infoHere it is. The single line in the piece that suggests this has anything to do with PM. Sorry, ‘risks’ being associ… https://t.co/a4tWK64PAQLuckily for Number 10, the FT buys it. Or at least writes it all down before suggesting in one line at the end, tha… https://t.co/oGs4EmBQ5oNumber 10 sticks the boot into the cabinet secretary rather than take responsibility & ‘insiders’ run interference… https://t.co/D00XBPHDb6Look, I’m halfway through a shift in my local A&E. But when I’ve got the Health Minister and the Department tweetin… https://t.co/WbKKALjUMX
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrI tweet crazy shit because I have a feeling I’d regret dying without having tweeted it.
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4/3
2020
Thank you @speakerpelosi. I know it was meant for Trump but we need it here for Boris Johnson too https://t.co/thdDhbZhjf @PaulLewis @david_conn Great piece @david_conn. What we need to see is the behavioural modelling & other data that… https://t.co/fLiKyXVrHYReally important report – and I'm sure there will be more to come – from @david_conn on the possible fallout from l… https://t.co/tn5JpUa7lt
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrWe heard ⁦@MattHancock⁩ say today that his first priority is ‘patients for whom it’s life or death’ but the same s… https://t.co/tOeCdKa0xn
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @NadineDorries @MattHancock Nadine, you're a Health Minister in a Government which is refusing to follow @WHO advic… https://t.co/heuG5uweYR
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr‘We took the right measures at the right time...we followed very carefully the scientific advice.’ Your reminder: w… https://t.co/DYg8qFbXX2Ooh! Finally!! A journalist asks about Cheltenham. Did the lockdown come too late?How many ventilators have been delivered? Why did UK govt fail to take up EU’s offer?Why has CMO only updated PPE guidance to reflect WHO advice after deaths of 4 doctors? Was it negligent in failing… https://t.co/LnioHVKQGqHere’s another question: Hancock says only 5% of doctors are off work with illness. That’s a national figure & does… https://t.co/D1lrNYzb4oWhy is UK advice (7 days) different from WHO’s (14 days)?Here’s a question: why is Matt Hancock out of isolation after 6 days?two days ago, a doctor was banned from working at a hospital *because* she was wearing PPE for all patients. 😮 tod… https://t.co/x7ELC2I0hv
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr"No test is better than a bad test" is the new "No deal is better than a bad deal".
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrI received this circular to all staff from Great Ormond St hospital today. 73 out of 181 staff have tested positive… https://t.co/jngU0Tsu3A
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @ThePalpitations which ones?Oh dear https://t.co/TbEcJoo2ooNew research from Cambridge University: lockdown 1 week earlier could have led to an epidemic 3x smaller https://t.co/8r3zFgvfSjA cross-party group of 23 Yorkshire MPs has written to the Chancellor calling for the Government to support local n… https://t.co/dXA7U3mtW3
Retweeted by Carole CadwalladrOh dear. That’s bad luck. Boris Johnson doesn’t seem to have the ‘British’ Coronavirus - which British govt says re… https://t.co/jEFX2I5ReFRemember that dramatic Page 1 of the @nytimes last Friday, with the enormous spike showing 3.3 million unemployment… https://t.co/WbsHrwcDdJ
Retweeted by Carole Cadwalladr @VenthanMailoo @Lindajdempster @HilaryGarratt @SamSherrington @teamCNO_ @NHSEngland @MattHancock @carolecadwallahttps://t.co/SFQFLtitnl
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4/2
2020

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