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Britain PM Johnson in self-isolation; has no virus symptoms

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Britain PM Johnson in self-isolation; has no virus symptoms

On many levels Johnson has been self-isolating all his life.

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The UK electorate should have put Johnson into permanent political isolation last December. But they didn't.

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He hasn't been masking even after getting the virus and nearly dying once already.

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Groundhog Johnson saw his own shadow (of utterly abject failure) and ran back into self-isolation. The nearest fridge again?

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Why isolate? Why not just take a pcr test?

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It baffles me how this coddled, bloated, privileged wastrel can fool so many people into thinking he has Churchillian leadership skills.

"I have nothing to offer but pole dancers, Dominic Cummings, hiding in fridges and buffoonery"

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Why isolate? Why not just take a pcr test?

Because tests do not become instantaneously positive after being exposed or infected. If he has the infection he would first become able to spread it, then become positive to the test. That is why isolation should come first.

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Bad timing for him with the Brexit deal and just fired his two top advisers, including Dominic Cummings. His future is starting to look very doubtful. Could be gone by next year. The chancellor Rishi Sunak is trying to edge his way into the job.

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But he can in contact on Thursday, today is Sunday. Thats not instantaneous

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But he can in contact on Thursday, today is Sunday. Thats not instantaneous

The point is that since some time is needed for the test to become positive, and this time is longer than what is needed for him to become able to spread the infection, then isolation should come first, no matter what the test results are.

Lets say that he comes out negative today, and tomorrow, but positive the next day. That would mean that theoretically he could have been spreading the infection for two days before isolating.

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Interesting timing, what with Cummings going.

You'd think he'd have learnt from his experience.

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It baffles me how this coddled, bloated, privileged wastrel can fool so many people into thinking he has Churchillian leadership skills.

I suppose they have bigotry and a complete disregard for the masses in common.

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virusrexToday  10:04 am JST

The point is that since some time is needed for the test to become positive, and this time is longer than what is needed for him to become able to spread the infection, then isolation should come first, no matter what the test results are.

I understand

It appears the Japanese government disagree though.

In Japan you have a j league player testing

positive and rest of the team playing that same day after all tests came back negative.

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As long as he can still say a few Latin phrases, then the Brits are all in good hands.

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It baffles me how this coddled, bloated, privileged wastrel can fool so many people into thinking he has Churchillian leadership skills.

Who thinks that? The people I know who voted Tory saw him as marginally less awful than Corbyn.

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Re-fridge-solation. Berk.

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Corbyn was utterly attrocious. His clinging on to leading perpetual opposition is what got us this palpably useless etonian batty-boy administration in the first place.

Kier Starmer should be in number 10. I love watching him slap down fat Boris in parliament time and time again.

Zichi is right - the knives will be out soon for fatty - Sunak is being positioned by the posh boy party to take over.

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