Coronavirus: Coronavirus crisis could push unemployment levels in UK and US beyond record numbers of the 1930s Great Depression, warns leading economist

Coronavirus crisis could push unemployment levels in UK and US beyond record numbers of the 1930s Great Depression, warns leading economist [LINK].

During the Great Depression, unemployment hit 24.9 per cent in the US and 15.4 per cent in the UK, over several years.

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Coronavirus: Observations 5th April 2020

Yet another day without BT Broadband, and we are in hope it will be Monday when it is fixed. However one wonders if it will be as we got a message welcoming us our new line. One wonders if someone at BT has not put us down to have out BT broadband fixed but for a new line.…

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Coronavirus: Nightingale emergency coronavirus hospital may not be needed as urgently as expected

Nightingale emergency coronavirus hospital may not be needed as urgently as expected [LINK].

A week ago it had been thought that intensive care units in London would be overflowing by this point, but political sources said they had been told the capital’s hospitals were three-quarters full, which is better than expected.

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Coronavirus: Should the Nightingale emergency coronavirus hospitals be named after Florence Nightingale

It seems odd to call the hospitals Nightingale, when Florence Nightingales hospitals themselves resulted in more deaths than the wounds they were sent in for.

Ten times more died of these illnesses than from battle wounds.

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Coronavirus: Lots of people feeling they can police others

Utterly absurd language. The additional risk for others of someone lying on the grass alone or with those you’ve been quarantined with is ~0. Some people are enjoying the policing of people’s lives a bit too much, forgetting the actual aim here.

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Coronavirus: Forget about people dying, and the economy crashing, what is far more important is no female cabinet minister has done a press conference

No female cabinet minister has done a press conference during the coronavirus crisis yet. Priti Patel is home secretary & Thérèse Coffey is work and pensions secretary [LINK].

Fr the last few weeks, I have been worrying about the Coronavirus, the deaths, the economy crashing, the UK economy crashing, and yet, (I was rather stupid not to have done this), I should have been bothered that ‘No female cabinet minister has done a press conference during the coronavirus crisis’.…

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Coronavirus: Will 20,000 or more suicides be worth the lock-down experiment?

See: Coronavirus: Researchers warn the COVID-19 lockdown will take its own toll on health [LINK].

The suicides have already started [LINK].

It is likely that we will see regular stories of those committing suicides more and more.…

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Coronavirus: UK 92 per cent of deaths are aged over 60

Revealed: FIVE of England’s 3,939 coronavirus deaths so far are aged under 20, with 32 victims in their 20s and 30s – while 92 per cent are over 60 [LINK].

‘What we are seeing in some countries, individuals who are in their 30s, 40s and 50s who are in ICU and have died.

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Coronavirus: UK’s death toll to 4,313

Five-year-old child becomes Britain’s youngest victim as nation suffers worst day yet in coronavirus crisis with 708 dead including 40 with no underlying health conditions to take total to 4,313 but infections are stabilising says government expert [LINK].

No underlying health conditions does not mean they did not have health problems, but simply no health problems were known.…

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Coronavirus: Researchers warn the COVID-19 lockdown will take its own toll on health

Researchers warn the COVID-19 lockdown will take its own toll on health [LINK].

In Europe and the United States, suicide rates rise about 1% for every one percentage point increase in unemployment, according to research published by lead author Aaron Reeves from Oxford University.

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