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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by DisGuy: 7:14pm On Mar 26
Seems there's regular outbreaks in that region. And some of laws will just not fly in more 'democratic' societies
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 7:23pm On Mar 26
DisGuy:
Seems there's regular outbreaks in that region. And some of laws will just not fly in more 'democratic' societies

Went to the shop to get something and passed by a park. I was so surprised. The park was full with kids , parents, dogs etc. Full as if it was a summer holiday hangout

Is it that everyone didnt get the memo to stay at home....

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by EngrSaks(m): 9:57pm On Mar 26
LagosismyHome:


Went to the shop to get something and passed by a park. I was so surprised. The park was full with kids , parents, dogs etc. Full as if it was a summer holiday hangout

Is it that everyone didnt get the memo to stay at home....

Them nor dey hear word for this country sha

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 11:09pm On Mar 26
Lexusgs430:
Who could have guessed?

My family and majority of people on my street came out this night to say thank you lexusgs430 and to everyone in the NHS . We salute you guys





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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Lexusgs430: 11:32pm On Mar 26
LagosismyHome:


My family and majority of people on my street came out this night to say thank you lexusgs430 and to everyone in the NHS . We salute you guys








We thank you.......... But it's dire out there........

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by salford1: 11:47pm On Mar 26
Western countries need to learn alot from the far East.
They have managed to balance covid 19 with life not coming to a complete standstill.

Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by DisGuy: 11:52pm On Mar 26
salford1:
Commuters wearing face masks make their way to work on March 26 in Tokyo, Japan.
Western countries need to learn alot from the far East.
They have managed to balance covid 19 with life not coming to a complete standstill.

but ive seen several videos saying these basic face mask dont anything for corona virus, just for pollution
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by salford1: 11:55pm On Mar 26
DisGuy:


but ive seen several videos saying these basic face mask dont anything for corona virus, just for pollution
I am actually confused. We have been informed that those basic mask do not work, but I found articles that says cloth mask do offer some level of protection. It seems cloth mask prevents those that have the virus from spreading it. I will probably just buy one of those re-usable ones from HongKong off eBay. I am an essential services worker. I will keep one in my car glove compartment just in case there would be a use for it.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/opinion/coronavirus-face-masks.html

Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by oyoolima: 6:19am On Mar 27
@claremont
Are you in buy buy stock mode or sell sell?
What are you buying and what platform do you use?
Do you think it's worth subscribing to motley Fool?
Stock market is so.daunting and confusing for jjc.Where can one start from?
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by oyoolima: 6:37am On Mar 27
It is as if there's a general acceptance that NHS workers are willing to die.

Clapping is coming from a good place but I believe NHS staff will benefit more from public outrage due to the lack of PPE available to staff.

The correct PPE used by all other countries was downgraded in the UK ,PHengland issued guidelines different to that mandated by WHO on protective gear citing lack of evidence so staff are pushed into seeing suspected and confirmed covid with non ffp3 masks unless performing aerosol generating eg suction. This whole thing is just shocking.

Upon all the space gear, Italy and co are putting on, hospital staff are making up about 14% of deaths( I'm not completely certain of the percentage) and yet the government is not afraid to send someone out in plastic bags and paper masks.

Oya test staff, no way.The testing the government is bleating about is antibody testing which is not what will show staff if they have the disease but rather will show if they had it.I still do not understand their rationale. If other countries have done it,why can't they?

When someone coughs near me now ,I feel like I'm having a mini stroke.My whole face changes,my soul crying "wetin be this one now".Oga is this new cough or old cough?

Best thing is to avoid any hospital if you can,the doctor seeing you may be dashing you free covid.

The over 500 dead are real human beings,it's easy to see them as numbers but they represent loved ones.

Everyone is afraid.

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Aphrodite007(f): 10:26am On Mar 27
salford1:

I am actually confused. We have been informed that those basic mask do not work, but I found articles that says cloth mask do offer some level of protection. It seems cloth mask prevents those that have the virus from spreading it. I will probably just buy one of those re-usable ones from HongKong off eBay. I am an essential services worker. I will keep one in my car glove compartment just in case there would be a use for it.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/opinion/coronavirus-face-masks.html

The reason they have told the world that it’s ineffective is because if you think it’s effective, you all will rush to buy it and deprive the actual people that need it (key/essential workers) from using it.

healthcare workers need them more than we do. If we can sit at home, there won’t be need to wear a mask. It protect others from catching your infection, if you leave it on your face and sneeze or cough into it (contrary to what one silly Nigeria politician did in the National Assembly).

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Aphrodite007(f): 10:32am On Mar 27
oyoolima:
It is as if there's a general acceptance that NHS workers are willing to die.

Clapping is coming from a good place but I believe NHS staff will benefit more from public outrage due to the lack of PPE available to staff.

When we clapped yesterday, my husband was furious that we should be fighting the govt, not clapping. Exactly what you’ve said now.

See ba, I came out to clap, not because I love boris but because I see people who aren’t protected but are willing to give their- most priced possession- health to us. It has nothing to do with the govt, it has to do with the workers, and I’m hurt that people are trying to politicise it.

Who knows, maybe in the next election, people will show the tories shege, and if they don’t, no wahala, they are certainly enjoying the punishment.

What I pointed out to him is how bad labour must be for the people to prefer a demonic party that’s crippling their “now-very-important” health care system, over labour.

Regardless, politics shouldn’t stop me from praising someone that’s risking it all for me.
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by oyoolima: 11:10am On Mar 27
Aphrodite007:


When we clapped yesterday, my husband was furious that we should be fighting the govt, not clapping. Exactly what you’ve said now.

Regardless, politics shouldn’t stop me from praising someone that’s risking it all for me.

I'm glad to know I'm not alone,infact the more the clapping increased,the greater my anger swelled.
I thought I would explode from the bad belle I was feeling cheesy cheesy

The general public has a voice and could be louder about their worries about the front line staff,it is interesting that they've chosen to cry over "stay at home to save the NHS" than "front line staff should not work without adequate protection".

If there is an aggressive agitation for PPE or a threat not to work due to the great risk,the same hand clappers will turn on medics.

Italian clappers and Spanish clappers @ least are clapping for their medical staff who are decked out properly and protected.

I cannot forget how shabbily they were treated by this same public when they went on strike for the enforcement of the junior doctor rota by Mr Hunt.

Fact is subconsciously,people have accepted that medical staff will be casualties,it is our innate nature to be selfish,after all who will care for all the covids if they down tools ,better they treat and die than not treat at all...we have decided to make them out as heroes instead to assuage our conscience.

No one is asking whether they volunteered this 'heroism' .A lot of staff are plagued by anxiety,some in tears at the thought of showing up to work.

I also need to point out that a lot of then are not willing to risk their lives but are doing it because they have no choice but still genuinely care for their patients.


Laid bare like this,it sounds terrible but it is what it is.

Even Oga Charley and grandkids were clapping inspite of getting tested with mild symptoms despite thousands of medical staff feeling sick at home and posing a risk to their families.

I understand the hand clapping is a way to express gratitude but no one should bring it to my face especially the pot bangers.

Yes oo people signed up to be nurses ,doctors etc but no one signed up to die.If you die,NHS will replace you the same day. This whole public fawning about OUR NHS heroes just makes me feel sick

I even forgot to say that as a.medic even if you are unwell,you won't jump the queue for testing despite the risk you have taken. You will be at home with your symptoms till you are very sick like everyone else.

I don't know why it's paining me like this grin grin grin

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Lexusgs430: 12:23pm On Mar 27
BORIS JOHNSON TOO IS COVID19 POSITIVE.........
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 12:37pm On Mar 27
Lexusgs430:
BORIS JOHNSON TOO IS COVID19 POSITIVE.........

The thing no get respect at all , from royal family to PM..

Na wa. Its God that will save us all
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Lexusgs430: 12:44pm On Mar 27
LagosismyHome:


The thing no get respect at all , from royal family to PM..

Na wa. Its God that will save us all



Hopefully, those thinking it's fake news would start believing........
...

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by salford1: 2:41pm On Mar 27
Aphrodite007:


The reason they have told the world not that it’s ineffective is because if you think it’s effective, you all will rush to buy it and deprive the actual people that need it (key/essential workers) from using it.

healthcare workers need them more than we do. If we can sit at home, there won’t be need to wear a mask. It protect others from catching your infection, if you leave it on your face and sneeze or cough into it (contrary to what one silly Nigeria politician did in the National Assembly).
My sister, I am now like a troll on Facebook commenting sit at home on every covid related post. I think most western countries need a Marshall law or start dishing out heavy fines. My wife works healthcare and I am essential (utility). Alot of people are even lucky to sit at home unlike others.

Like mentioned in one of the comments above, it's pathetic the government did not secure adequate supply of PPE for those that needed them. The Asians were buying everything (hospital grade) available in stores in January. Government did nothing to stop them apart from saying mask doesn't work.. Canada even donated 16 tons of PPE to China in February. Now the health care workers in the country can't get enough. Nurses and docs are being given one mask (n95) to use indefinitely in the US.
God is our ultimate protector in these times.

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by TrumpsWall: 2:45pm On Mar 27
Dr Lexus .. Trump dey find you oo grin grin grin

Lexusgs430:




Hopefully, those thinking it's fake news would start believing........
...

Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by DaveChapelle: 3:01pm On Mar 27
my neighbours didnt clap though.
Hopefully, this rumored African protective, staunch immune system will save me
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by spacyzuma(m): 3:07pm On Mar 27
Lexusgs430:
BORIS JOHNSON TOO IS COVID19 POSITIVE.........

Matt Hancock has tested positive too
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by claremont(m): 3:12pm On Mar 27
oyoolima:
@claremont
Are you in buy buy stock mode or sell sell?
What are you buying and what platform do you use?
Do you think it's worth subscribing to motley Fool?
Stock market is so.daunting and confusing for jjc.Where can one start from?

I have adopted a 'siddon look' approach as I'm not liquid at the moment. I still receive circa 6% dividend biannually. However, this is the time to buy as shares are at record lows, and they should shoot up as soon as this Covid19 crises blows over.
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 3:51pm On Mar 27
claremont:


I have adopted a 'siddon look' approach as I'm not liquid at the moment. I still receive circa 6% dividend biannually. However, this is the time to buy as shares are at record lows, and they should shoot up as soon as this Covid19 crises blows over.

Are there any shares you would recommend
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by claremont(m): 4:21pm On Mar 27
LagosismyHome:


Are there any shares you would recommend

If I had a spare £50,000 I don't need for the next 2 years, I will lump it all on Hargreaves Lansdown shares which are at record lows as they just paid dividend. The chances of that £50,000 turning to £75,000-£100,000 due to capital growth within 24 months is high. The share is currently trading at 1300p, the normal trading range is circa 1800p-2200p. If I was liquid, I will wait till it goes below 1300p, target 1250p.

DYOR plus caveat emptor etc etc.

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 4:46pm On Mar 27
claremont:


If I had a spare £50,000 I don't need for the next 2 years, I will lump it all on Hargreaves Lansdown shares which are at record lows as they just paid dividend. The chances of that £50,000 turning to £75,000-£100,000 due to capital growth within 24 months is high. The share is currently trading at 1300p, the normal trading range is circa 1800p-2200p. If I was liquid, I will wait till it goes below 1300p, target 1250p.

DYOR plus caveat emptor etc etc.

Thanks a lot . . Their dividend yield seems quite low. so I am guessing the strategy will be to make gain in the trading price when it goes back up
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Lexusgs430: 4:49pm On Mar 27
spacyzuma:


Matt Hancock has tested positive too


Advocates of wash your hands and sing happy birthday 2ce......

They are not even on the frontline.....


I say no more.....

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by oyoolima: 5:18pm On Mar 27
Chief Medical Officer Whitty also self isolating cheesy cheesy with symptoms of covid.He didn't say if he tested. So 3 ogas at the top.

These are our leading figures who are not even working inside hospitals ooo singing happy birthday and washing hand.

Imagine how contagious the doctors and nurses are.

We are safer locked up at home at this rate!

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Kolping: 5:53pm On Mar 27
oyoolima:
@claremont
Are you in buy buy stock mode or sell sell?
What are you buying and what platform do you use?
Do you think it's worth subscribing to motley Fool?
Stock market is so.daunting and confusing for jjc.Where can one start from?

Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by Lexusgs430: 7:00pm On Mar 27
oyoolima:
Chief Medical Officer Whitty also self isolating cheesy cheesy with symptoms of covid.He didn't say if he tested. So 3 ogas at the top.

These are our leading figures who are not even working inside hospitals ooo singing happy birthday and washing hand.

Imagine how contagious the doctors and nurses are.

We are safer locked up at home at this rate!



Any A&E department now, is like a COVID19 hotbed.......

If you don't want to be like Mary............. STAY HOME........... grin
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 10:52pm On Mar 27
EngrSaks:


Them nor dey hear word for this country sha

I just tire ....nhs staffs are working night and yet some stubborn people no won hear word. Stay at home

Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by salford1: 11:00pm On Mar 27
LagosismyHome:


I just tire ....nhs staffs are working night and yet some stubborn people no won hear word. Stay at home
They think they are invisible. Maybe the Chinese treatment is needed.
Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by LagosismyHome(f): 11:31pm On Mar 27
salford1:

They think they are invisible. Maybe the Chinese treatment is needed.

Sadly it might take a very known or loved public figure to die from it before some people brain will connect that this is very serious

Looking forward for all this to be over, the atmosphere is so depressing and down

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Re: Living In The Uk/life As A UK Immigrant by STENON(f): 7:41pm On Mar 28
@ mwenhen... I noticed you have been sharing most of my posts related to UK stuff for no reason. Why?

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