It's all on Boris, the balloon.Crawford wrote: ↑15 May 2021, 04:27That's pretty dramatic.
We were warned by the Indian government and still we let them come into the country.
We're going to be doing this for the rest of our lives though if we keep filling our pants every time a variant comes around.
Whitty and van tam have said from the start that the vaccines can always be tweaked to adapt to any strains, variants or mutations, as they do with the flu vaccine.
So....do we panic, lock everyone down and close everything again? Or do we realise that now we have a vaccine, and it is possible that the efficacy could go down... Depending on these variants....it won't be to the extent that it was at the start when we had no vaccine at all..and we just crack on?
This government jumps from one extreme to another, and are always moving the goalposts imo.
Seems really convenient to me that we're really close to ending all restrictions, then ... Oh....this err.. India variant could be more transmissible.... we'll err.. have to keep this going for longer.
Might be just a coincidence though...that's all it is, I'm sure