December 15 2021

Today, there are the most positive tests found in one day since the pandemic began. The number of tests done has exceeded 1.3 million on each day and 78, 610 have been found positive. Prof Chris Witty said tonight that the situation was critical and in some parts of the country are already seeing aContinue reading “December 15 2021”

December 13 2021

“Just Get boosted Now” is the message from just about every scientist consulted by the media. Our Prime Minister went on TV at 8pm on a Sunday to give the same message to us all. It was a busy weekend. The National Threat Level has been raised to four from three. The highest level isContinue reading “December 13 2021”

December 8 2021

When is a party not a party ? This question has been a distraction for a week now during which time the spread of the Omicron variant has been rapid. Today there are reported to be 568 cases identified in the United Kingdom and the numbers are doubling every two to three days. This wasContinue reading “December 8 2021”

December 3 2021

“The Omicron variant is a cause for concern, not panic” said Jeff Ziets, the US President’s Covid 19 response coordinator. He continued, saying “vaccines remained our most important tool”. The USA managed to give 2.2 million shots to its residents yesterday. It also sent 9 million shots to South Africa. Cases of the Omicron variantContinue reading “December 3 2021”

December 1 2021

In order not to completely spoil our Christmas festivities for a second year, our Government are trying very hard to keep things as normal as possible and to allow social activities to keep the hospitality industry still at work and to boost the morale of the community which has clearly began to wane. All isContinue reading “December 1 2021”

November 22 2021

One of the starkest warnings yet came over the weekend from a German Minister who declared Germans “Will be immunised, recovered or dead by the spring”. In the UK there are still 4 million adults who have had one but not had a second jab and a further 5 million who have not even hadContinue reading “November 22 2021”

November 12 2021

An average of almost exactly 1 million Covid tests have been done on each of the last two days. It is only one percent difference from the previous week. I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that to be a significant change it has to be more than 5% and sustained for at least 3Continue reading “November 12 2021”

November 10 2021

A few weeks ago, it seemed that the numbers of new cases of Covid were rising but hospital admissions and deaths were not. During the two weeks of half term, the situation has reversed with now the number of hospital admissions and deaths creeping up, but the number of new cases is tailing off. AtContinue reading “November 10 2021”

November 8 2021

Today I will start with a news round up as the statistics are delayed yet again. Acupuncture has been very important in Chinese culture and has been widely used for a long time. It seems especially used for inflammatory disease. During the Covid pandemic it has extensively been used as a complementary therapy for CovidContinue reading “November 8 2021”

November 5 2021

As we come to the end of another week, its only 6 weeks until the daylight hours begin to last longer, and Christmas gets closer. Cop 26 and racism in cricket are way ahead of Covid in the news coverage. People are bored with Covid and want to move on. It is so important toContinue reading “November 5 2021”