Added reply in a thread The virus 3/29/2020 11:17 PM

'Mercedes F1 to make breathing aid'. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-52087002

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/28/2020 9:47 AM

South Korea are doing well by all accounts. Below is from WP published a few hours ago:

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/27/2020 9:38 AM

919 dead in Italy in last 24 hours, a record day.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/27/2020 5:01 AM

At least the population explosion can take a pause while he's self isolating, so there's that.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/27/2020 12:50 AM

US have had more cases than China now but less deaths.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/26/2020 8:49 PM

If I ever fell seriously ill with coronavirus I hope I never end up on a Dyson ventilator, if his lousy vacuum cleaners are anything to go by - over designed, over priced pieces of shit. Hypocrite in chief James Dyson preached Brexit to our nation and ... more »

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/24/2020 11:36 AM

Yep death rate is up but infection rate on a downward trend.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/24/2020 12:02 AM

The problem with mass speculative testing is that all the negative results are only good for that moment. What about the next day and the days/weeks & months after that? Additionally the current tests are labour and equipment intensive, using up ... more »

Added reply in a thread Euro moto cokehead bust 3/23/2020 8:57 AM

Sounds like he made a few bad line choices.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/22/2020 11:30 AM

Pinned on a door in Glasgow:

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/22/2020 11:23 AM

I saw it on the news but having just checked it is hospitalised cases rather than deaths, so my bad: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6912e2.htm?s_cid=mm6912e2_w#T1_down

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/22/2020 10:51 AM

It's a bit of a myth that serious cases only affect the elderly. 38% of coronavirus deaths are people who are aged between 20 and 54.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/21/2020 9:12 AM

546 dead in the Lombardy region of Italy alone in the last 24 hours.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/20/2020 10:34 PM

I agree. This isn't just a 'normal' recession where business drops across the board by say 25% or 50%. This time entire business sectors internationally (such as hospitality, catering and sports) have been forced into complete collapse and the knock-on ... more »

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/20/2020 11:26 AM

All restaurants and pubs ordered to close in UK now. Boris is going to subsidise 80% of affected workers salaries up to £2.5k a month if the businesses keep them on the payroll and pay the other 20%.

Added reply in a thread Oldest picture of yourself riding 3/20/2020 9:31 AM

Yep and it looked great before my mate (sitting on it) put a dent in it that very day when he dropped it onto a tree stump. I was well pissed!

Added reply in a thread Oldest picture of yourself riding 3/19/2020 10:13 PM

This was taken in around 1975. My first 'dirt' bike was the DT175 and my buddy had the TS250.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/19/2020 11:01 AM

Yep Italy now overtakes China for the total death count. Scary.

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/19/2020 10:45 AM

A little tip I thought I'd pass on. We're repeatedly told that you should use hand sanitizer especially when in the grocery store, public places etc. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/hcp-hand-sanitizer.html Thing is it's very ... more »

Added reply in a thread The virus 3/18/2020 10:56 AM

UK are closing all schools until further notice.