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It is being reported that Shane Warne has tested positive in London.  He has had both Pfizer shots.

A reminder that no-one is 'safe'.  And no vaccine is fool proof.  Not that anyone claims they are. 

I just hope Warne is ok and that it encourages people to go and get any approved vaccine.  It is the only protection there is.

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34 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

so what are the actual quarantine requirements for the team in WA.

Are they stil training etc?

I think we are allowed to train, but that is about it. 

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1 hour ago, Jaded said:

Strong chance Brisbane won’t be able to play anymore home and away games in QLD given the government just extended their lockdown. Good for us!

I think Brisbane are cooked in terms of top 4.

We'd have to go 0-3 to finish below them, provided they go 3-0.

 

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From The AGE:

"Martin Pakula, speaking to reporters this morning, said Premier Daniel Andrews had already indicated the grand final would be played in Victoria at the MCG....

“There’s a lot of work to do. We’ve got effectively about eight weeks ’til the grand final now … so we’ve got a little bit of time, but it’s creeping up on us.”

He said it was safe to predict that the crowd measures at AFL games going forward would be “different” than it was previously, but “it is possible” crowds will return next weekend."

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2 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

It is being reported that Shane Warne has tested positive in London.  He has had both Pfizer shots.

A reminder that no-one is 'safe'.  And no vaccine is fool proof.  Not that anyone claims they are. 

I just hope Warne is ok and that it encourages people to go and get any approved vaccine.  It is the only protection there is.

My hope LH is that it stops me from dying all benefits after that are a bonus. Second shot last Friday no after effects. 

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24 minutes ago, old dee said:

My hope LH is that it stops me from dying all benefits after that are a bonus. Second shot last Friday no after effects. 

Well I hope the rest of the adult population is as diligent as your good self, od.

The Qld CHO is not softening her stance on AZ and 'younger' people.  Terrible advice without context on risks for and against ,especially as the ATAGI is supporting it in NSW because risks have increased.  Terrible leadership. 

Comes across as having drawn a line she (rather stubbornly in my book) is going to stick to it.  She only needs to look across the border at the number of under 60 yo who have died or are in hospital.

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28 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

From The AGE:

"Martin Pakula, speaking to reporters this morning, said Premier Daniel Andrews had already indicated the grand final would be played in Victoria at the MCG....

“There’s a lot of work to do. We’ve got effectively about eight weeks ’til the grand final now … so we’ve got a little bit of time, but it’s creeping up on us.”

He said it was safe to predict that the crowd measures at AFL games going forward would be “different” than it was previously, but “it is possible” crowds will return next weekend."

Next weekend as in 6/7/8 August?

Or next weekend as in 13/14/15 August?

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Just now, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Next weekend as in 6/7/8 August?

Or next weekend as in 13/14/15 August?

The article didn't say but I assumed 6/7/8 August. 

Either way we can get to see Adelaide game at the G.

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10 minutes ago, The heart beats true said:

Anyone know if the Eagles are quarantined for 7 days at the moment? I assume they are since they were in Melbourne on the weekend.

I believe they are required to quarantine at home for 14 days, except training and games.  

Last week a Freo coach was stood down for leaving home several times last week.

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1 minute ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

I believe they are required to quarantine at home for 14 days, except training and games.  

Last week a Freo coach was stood down for leaving home several times last week.

Thanks LH. The 14 days actually makes sense. Not the pseudoscience, arbitrary 7 days of Victorian clubs.

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3 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

It is being reported that Shane Warne has tested positive in London.  He has had both Pfizer shots.

A reminder that no-one is 'safe'.  And no vaccine is fool proof.  Not that anyone claims they are. 

I just hope Warne is ok and that it encourages people to go and get any approved vaccine.  It is the only protection there is.

The vaccines were never designed to prevent infection just limit the incubation period, hence reducing the symptoms. Don't see how this information is suggesting that there is no fool proof vaccine.

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6 minutes ago, deeTRACted said:

Snap WA Covid Presser has just been called. Get back on the plane Dees!

There is a new case in Victoria so I assume this case will have knock on effects particularly when it comes to WA.

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On 7/23/2021 at 11:19 PM, deanox said:

Again, 1000 to 5000 of the Grand final crowd is not hyperbole it's a significant risk.

I acknowledge things have changed, but the median death rate late last year (about half way to where we are now), was  0.27%.

For under 70s it was 0.00% to 0.31% (median 0.05%).  If anyone has current peer reviewed mutli sample studies I'd appreciate a link.

 

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14 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Reportedly a teacher from Al Taqwa College Werribee

Either that is super unlucky or people who work and attend that college have learnt nothing from last year. A super spreading community if ever there was one. Unbelievable. 

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