Clinical epidemiology, machine learning, global health. Intersectional feminist. she/her. Won't tolerate bullying, racism, abelism or misogyny. All views mine

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With 11 days more data, it is becoming quite clear that BQ.1.1 will drive a variant wave in Europe and North America before the end of November Its relative share has kept more than doubling every week It has taken just 19 days to grow 8-fold from 5 sequences to 200 sequences 1/
BQ.1.1 is showing quite some growth, especially in England where the first sample was submitted 9 days ago and now there are already 28 sequences. I hope there is some sort of biased sampling going on. Otherwise this doesn't look good. @PeacockFlu @kallmemeg @theosanderson
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This is the Tories once again presenting poverty as a choice people make... I wonder if any of them have actually experienced it - why would anyone choose the intense suffering of poverty, food insecurity, fuel poverty, homelessness?
Don't you think anyone who could get a better paid job would already have gone and done that if it were possible? He knows that though. It's pure intellectual dishonesty. Who will do the lowest paid jobs then and how do we lift them up?
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Honestly I just can’t with these “journalists” who claim to be allies of those with complex chronic illnesses, yet they attack studies like the recent VA study showing an alarming number of folks with #LongCOVID with an almost religious fervor. It’s transparent and pathetic. 1/
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Honestly I just can’t with these “journalists” who claim to be allies of those with complex chronic illnesses, yet they attack studies like the recent VA study showing an alarming number of folks with #LongCOVID with an almost religious fervor. It’s transparent and pathetic. 1/
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I mean, thank f***, but this is nothing more than self-preservation, peer pressure and fear of losing yet more ground to labour. Still no moral backbone in sight. BBC News - Chancellor expected to back down on 45p tax rate bbc.co.uk/news/uk-63114279
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The pound jumped following news of the u-turn on the 45p rate abolition
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The garbage Covid takes coming out of this account are quite staggering. As if safety profile of a slightly adapted Covid vaccine with a couple of substitutions in the spike mRNA sequence would be any different than the one before it. What a toxic place Covid twitter has become.
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Yup, this is what fascism looks like...
Let’s start here. India: A land with Hindu consciousness, which will forever be a natural home for Hindus opindia.com/2019/09/india-a-…
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Muslims are being killed for no other reason apart from being muslim. Marginalised, victimised in their own homes since a fascist government took over. And sadly so many people in the media & the public are complicit- happy to murder in the name of religion.
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It's no longer safe to be muslim in many parts of India. This is the world you created. It's no different from white supremacy in other parts of the world. You create a status quo that benefits people like you. While those who're different are literally killed in their homes
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I'm an atheist- I guess India isn't my 'natural home' either..
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Thread (1/20) Being a civilised country is expensive: you need a good infrastructure, a strong education system, a healthy population, etc. And that requires taxes, which the wealthy contribute to. If you didn't want to contribute, you would have to destroy the social contract.
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I guess we have different definitions of what constitutes the beginning of a wave? Maybe we just have different definitions of autumn?
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I regret to announce that we have lost our first doctor, Dr Mohammed Ali, a Tanzanian National, 37yr old Male today at 3:15am. He tested positive of Ebola on Sept 26, 2022 and died while receiving treatment at Fort Portal RRH, Isolation facility ( JMedic).
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Second #TheWeekInTory in 4 days cos ... oh god you know why 1. KamiKwarzi Kwarteng supports crypto so much, he’s turned Sterling into a new one called Shitcoin 2. He fulfilled his promise to wipe out Stamp Duty by making it impossible for anyone to get a mortgage anyway
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Hard to know how to say this without risking my anonymity, but the "mini-budget" is making some people so financially desperate that they're contemplating suicide. Yes, there's more to life than money, but having the means of feeding and housing your family ripped out from...
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Create a financial crash by tax cuts for the rich & then ask the public to 'prepare for a new age of austerity' This isn't incompetence- it's a plan to enrich Tories/Tory allies, deregulate business, strip public services, welfare, destroy the environment, and privatise the NHS
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Have no doubt- in this plan inequalities will rise even further, healthcare & education will be further devastated, and those with the least protections will struggle & suffer - with food and fuel poverty. While the top 1% get richer on the backs of the most disadvantaged.
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🚨 TODAY 🚨 The largest wave of simultaneous protest in Britain in years. 50 towns and cities will take to the streets against this government. We say #EnoughIsEnough 👊 Join us: wesayenough.co.uk/oct1
Enough is Enough
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Today is my last day at University College London, and I want to finally get out of my chest the nightmare I have lived in there for the past 4 years Please read my open letter about the situation and share it carefully with potential students that could take a post at UCL Astro
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