Empty Shelves

Empty Shelves
Tesco Hermiston Gait, Edinburgh, Monday 16 March 2020

We doctors are scared of the coronavirus crisis. How could we not be?

Coronavirus can damage lung function after recovery, Hong Kong doctors find.

Infected people without symptoms might be driving the spread of coronavirus more than we realized.

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially.

Boris Johnson in 2007: “The real hero of Jaws is the mayor, a wonderful politician. A gigantic fish is eating all your constituents and he decides to keep the beach open. OK, in that instance he was wrong, but in principle we need more politicians like the mayor.”

The government wants the UK to acquire coronavirus “herd immunity” (12 March)

Leo Varadkar on 12 March: Ireland’s “schools, colleges, and childcare facilities will close from tomorrow”.

When I heard about Britain’s “herd immunity” coronavirus plan, I thought it was satire.

Our leaders are failing us.

The British way with contagion has barely changed since 1665.

Staying home in Spain.

Statement on COVID-19 from my Rollercoaster Tycoon park.

Things which were supposedly impossible or impractical which are clearly feasible based on the coronavirus response.

We need to shed 60 staff. Maybe another 30 later. We might not make it.

The British government is massively fucking up its coronavirus response.

The Imperial College report that changed the government’s mind. (PDF)

Some hopeful developments in Australia.

17 March 2020 · Events