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.@globalhlthtwit on Independent SAGE's blueprint for FTTIS reform https://t.co/0oy2eV4JZy
10/24
2020
"BORIS Johnson has been warned by scientists during today's Independent SAGE briefing that the nationwide tier syst… https://t.co/jldKSbPC3ZIt's a wrap! Thank you for joining us. Same time next week'In high infection areas, for pupils in secondary schools it's probably very necessary to have some degree of blend… https://t.co/L0aQOK1On4'The situation in schools is exceedingly dangerous. For every tested case, there will be a number of pupils infecte… https://t.co/J8WasGthvW'If you were pursuing a herd immunity policy you would send children into schools without masks. We should have ins… https://t.co/wl04truar7'There is secrecy at every level. Schools struggle to get data from the government, some head teachers are hiding i… https://t.co/1hJf5U2OtxOur first question is from Kate Green MP, Labour MP for Stretford & Urmston and Shadow Education Secretary: why are… https://t.co/cQJtmmWR3x @globalhlthtwit presents Independent SAGE's detailed blueprint to fix Find, Test, Trace & Isolate https://t.co/L4pxtFstgeProfessor Anthony Costello: now is the time to do a circuit breaker @globalhlthtwit https://t.co/cyg4bQISpZThe govt needs to urgently halt and reverse growth. It's not enough to slow it https://t.co/8FXPuw90TQThere is a real cost to waiting https://t.co/wx5GWUJRohhttps://t.co/YTKIlZ8pVKhttps://t.co/NVaAErvE6HThis is how a 2-week circuit breaker would work https://t.co/LKF26MC80xThe average time between infection and death is 4 weeks https://t.co/hWinlTr777Every 2 weeks the number of deaths is roughly doubling https://t.co/HyRYXynaRh46% of state secondary schools had one or more pupils self-isolating https://t.co/mW9Vti1OEt60% of parents are worried about their children catching Covid-19. Almost half of all schools have been affected https://t.co/XAs2NnctSvCases are going up in all age groups. There's been a sharp increase in the last week of primary school children tes… https://t.co/7FDcefYy9dhttps://t.co/lNgZNuPUBOhttps://t.co/6Dz9paEGaIhttps://t.co/NpaMCLTHAkhttps://t.co/wcTP8h3NWYhttps://t.co/aTIXXMLfs9https://t.co/WUi7jXSkxkAs universities control outbreaks the numbers are declining but it's too early to say these cities have turned a co… https://t.co/sjg2CLfVuQCases are coming down in Liverpool, Manchester & Nottingham, which are all university towns https://t.co/MOX0Wxy4vHCases are going up everywhere, not just the north west and north https://t.co/me1ZKF5WImNumber of new confirmed COVID cases per 100,000 people in England https://t.co/ZhNZP2vftwInfection rates in Scotland have been flattening off https://t.co/Gn2za0shGVhttps://t.co/SvMCMfeoLZTest & trace is getting worse. We're reaching fewer people within 24 hours who've had a positive test and we're rea… https://t.co/et2ysWcIkbNumbers are rising but not just because we're testing more people @chrischirp https://t.co/RcXaV5bKiBhttps://t.co/cjHQwJYFgRWelcome all, we are LIVE and @chrischirp is talking us through the week’s figures.Live now https://t.co/n4uwMTa9RvIt's not too late but we must act now. Independent SAGE sets out plan to fix failing Test & Trace and answers your… https://t.co/xget7HVLKmWe are live in 10 minutes. Discussing Test & Trace and tranmission in schools. Please join us https://t.co/SLahhsRVKs via @YouTubePM finally admits what is obvious to everyone: the test and trace system is failing. Here is a blueprint for creat… https://t.co/6MDucbKWWB
Retweeted by Independent SAGEIn a dire week the weekly @IndependentSage Briefing offers hope. A coherent and effective emergency plan to get us… https://t.co/Ck0CpbYpuZ
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10/23
2020
Opinion: The tier system is doomed to fail – but there is a way out, writes @ReicherStephen https://t.co/cbXuCHAsJmCoronavirus: 400,000 children in England off school in one week. But how much do we know about transmission in scho… https://t.co/m9R7ejRYAAShared identity ('we are all in it together') is our most precious asset in getting through this pandemic. How to d… https://t.co/YHUcEgYvmB
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10/22
2020
Remembering our colleague and friend Professor Val Curtis: courageous and generous to the end… https://t.co/DWOGEoAw0o'It's likely 2,000 people will die over the next two weeks and 4,000 the two weeks after that' - @chrischirp on the… https://t.co/Vn7jk73zef
10/20
2020
"What we do now will save people's lives at the end of November." England should go into full lockdown "tomorrow,… https://t.co/LSVgr7Dq4A
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10/19
2020
A third of the country has been in #tier2 since September and #COVID19 cases are *still rising everywhere* in the c… https://t.co/qQMBnqVjEk
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10/18
2020
"We need a short, sharp circuit breaker across the country, because we need to think about the vulnerable. In a way… https://t.co/2pEYd8IQIh
10/17
2020
Today @IndependentSage produced an 'Emergency Plan' for dealing with #COVID19 and to run alongside it a radical blu… https://t.co/otzBqnrAmi
Retweeted by Independent SAGE"If you go back to March we were very slow to go into lockdown... we had a massive problem trying to get back under… https://t.co/FynnrR1i0l"The problems and failures don't lie in the fragility of human psychology, they lie in the ineptness of government… https://t.co/pFOUkVvXwK"Enough is enough." @GabrielScally and #IndependentSAGE get tough on the government, and issue an emergency plan to… https://t.co/iNBM9JyKGFIt's a wrap! Thank you for joining us. Same time next week. @Sir_David_King There is a false dichotomy between the economy and the health of the nation. As a result of delays… https://t.co/8c0UhecaBZEnough is enough. Fighting this virus without a properly functioning FTTIS is like fighting a battle with one hand… https://t.co/ayDcuOPZjOIndependent SAGE is calling for a national Covid-testing consortium under the oversight and management of the NHS @GabrielScally presents Independent SAGE's blueprint for reform of the Find, Test, Trace & Isolate system https://t.co/KhxTzLHrR7What we do not want is to end up in this repeating cycle of lockdowns. We think it will take 6 weeks to build the p… https://t.co/PhBXl5SOYDAfter that circuit breaker ends, we still need some restrictions so that schools can open https://t.co/04w3acfMOx @chrischirp presents Independent SAGE's 6 week emergency plan https://t.co/tQkycfZxFbThe message from the data is we need to act now and we need to act decisively to bring down cases https://t.co/4gH8EY2BCThttps://t.co/aO4jIx1h01Increases in deaths are locked in for at least the next month. These figures are only going to get worse https://t.co/qmE5iBW5oPHospital admissions are increasing in all regions https://t.co/EAXOjak6NsCases are increasing in every demographic https://t.co/vdIUHuse28https://t.co/emXGKS02CBNumber of new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Cases rising in all regions https://t.co/PBzgVfK5FsCases still rising fastest in north west, north east and Northern Ireland https://t.co/G4tajsLc2BIncreases are not because we're testing more people. It's because there are more infections https://t.co/mROCrAq6cdNorthern Ireland is seeing significant rises per head of population https://t.co/pRj1jKyNIwTrends in Test, Trace & Isolate: fewer than 45% of potential contacts are being reached. We need to provide better… https://t.co/50r6phvYzGWelcome all, we are LIVE and @Kit_Yates_Maths is talking us through the week’s figures. Spoiler alert: it’s not loo… https://t.co/aIzR36fO8aLIVE now: Independent SAGE sets out 'Emergency Plan' to halt virus and a blueprint to fix failing Test & Trace. Pre… https://t.co/IDqERkoj6rToday at 1.30pm Independent SAGE will set out its emergency 6 week plan and a detailed blueprint for "urgent reform… https://t.co/Zff6YLRPrP
10/16
2020
Tiers are not enough: do we need a national lockdown? Independent SAGE will present its emergency plan and a bluepr… https://t.co/2tV3FB5Suu“It’s in the private sector with two companies with almost zero healthcare experience” @Sir_David_King of… https://t.co/T5i9nbmDc2
Retweeted by Independent SAGE“Go into that lockdown immediately” @Sir_David_King of @IndependentSage tells @Peston that if we’d gone into lock… https://t.co/ADY7563nhe
Retweeted by Independent SAGEStill think herd immunity is a good idea? We've set out in detail why it is unethical, impossible, and an all round… https://t.co/FeyyO5vA20
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10/15
2020
I'm taking part in a Royal Society of Medicine Thursday at 12:30. It's about Sweden's response to #COVID19 and is c… https://t.co/asQwqcttCc
Retweeted by Independent SAGETune in online at 9pm online, 10.45 ITV. https://t.co/zb2aOWhThX
10/14
2020
Johnson has ignored the science and blown our chance to stop a second wave | Stephen Reicher https://t.co/9E4LdJHYj9England's three-tier system is an admission of failure | Gabriel Scally in The Guardian https://t.co/NZH1TkIqey
10/13
2020
Should the media stop giving the fringe 50/50 billing? @ZackLKing our Comms lead gives his view in @BylineTimes https://t.co/EE6PcyqYdD
10/12
2020
Can we move on from the nonsense about herd immunity? ⁦@devisridhar⁩ sets out a clear view plan to get #COVID19 und… https://t.co/iVyF2VpD7E
Retweeted by Independent SAGEMy response to Professor Sunetra Gupta's idea to let SarsCo-V2 spread to all people now, like other seasonal corona… https://t.co/CUKyrcJIfp
Retweeted by Independent SAGEme on @SkyNews yesterday talking about why more restrictions might be needed right now but that it also must come w… https://t.co/3SUhPDqIUq
Retweeted by Independent SAGECoronavirus: Boris Johnson must immediately introduce emergency restrictions, Indy Sage urges. #IndependentSAGEhttps://t.co/7P8XckjSMYProf Christina Pagel, Independent SAGE, tells @krishgm the situation in parts of northern England is “very urgent”… https://t.co/c18l1PksqI
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10/10
2020
#IndependentSAGE sounds "urgent alert and order PM to make SEVEN critical changes" @Sir_David_King https://t.co/D0zu2OuIPfIt's a wrap. Thank you for joining us. Same time next week.Sir David King: the two private companies put in place have totally failed to deliver. We now have to go back to th… https://t.co/8TltIUJML6Sir David King's message to the prime minister: Don't waste a moment, take the steps necessary to slow down the pan… https://t.co/H63F9wnm9ISir David King: We went into lockdown on 23 March because the govt abandoned Test & Trace. Here we are, once again,… https://t.co/nx0LAXV7kcProf Anthony Costello: the data looks dire and I suspect the govt will have to introduce some kind of lockdown https://t.co/FRwzv5GongDr Tolullah Oni: local authorities in most deprived areas have seen the biggest cuts in recent years. We need to ur… https://t.co/Cd1cHFSP83Prof Anthony Costello: it's not a choice between libertarianism or lockdown. If we had fixed Find, Test, Trace & Is… https://t.co/qd3FWQVvQAProf Gabriel Scally: herd immunity is an absolutely bonkers idea to anyone who understands public health https://t.co/LAaFrbzkjOProfessor Stephen Reicher: every single significant scientific organisation rejects the herd immunity approach. Sci… https://t.co/PopTcxaeecApproximately one third of Covid hospitalisations cases come from within the BAME community, which begs the questio… https://t.co/gof8hnUXin
10/9
2020

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