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  1. My daughter was given a Roland (think it's a HP3e) by my mum. She's currently at grade 4 and enjoys playing it. You should easily be able to get something decent for 1K.
  2. Yes indeed, a mess of our own making. I have to admit to never giving a thought about where pharmaceuticals are manufactured. I'm quite lucky in that i don't have to take anything on a regular basis (...yet!) but I have a few family members who would be in deep shit if there was a break in supply.
  3. 3 hours! They should be able to cure cancer before Corrie starts then!
  4. In the discussion, Gary Cohn, then chief economic advisor to President Trump, argued against a trade war with China by invoking a Department of Commerce study that found that 97 percent of all antibiotics in the United States came from China. “If you’re the Chinese and you want to really just destroy us, just stop sending us antibiotics,” he said. Chinese companies formed a cartel and dumped penicillin ingredients on the global market at very low prices beginning in 2004, the same year the New York plant closure was announced. It could not compete with China’s illegal trade practices and its government subsidies. China’s cartel also forced the closure of penicillin fermentation plants in Europe and India. After four years, when China gained a chokehold on global supply, the Chinese cartel increased prices dramatically. ...............and displace U.S. and virtually all other competitors; to undermine America’s free market system; and to create perpetual dependence on China for medicines and everything else it sells to the U.S
  5. Try the updated link, it should let you through. ignore that, tossers have 'fixed' the link. It may still let you in via incognito mode. In essence: "Testing kits are not very accurate - need to do multiple tests, tests correctly detected positive results just 20-30 per cent of the time. Better hospitals could reach a 50 per cent rate of detection but poor ones might have rates as low as 10 per cent, he added."
  6. China accused of under-reporting coronavirus outbreak New range of ready meals?
  8. Hmm, think i've got an idea for a product there. It'll sell millions, now where can I get it manufactured ?!
  9. Even better, there's a primary school next door.
  10. Yep, wonder how many people/prescriptions etc they touched over the last days/weeks ! It is the stuff of nightmares, staff hands drugs to a patient, who goes home, cooks dinner for the rest of the family, kisses the kids to bed etc. I guess at the moment the only positive (other than the test!) is that the MR is way lower outside of Wuhan. I think if we have that level of infection/death in the UK it'll be the script of a Hollywood movie.
  11. Just had BBC news pop up on my phone - Brighton GP practice closes due to staff member testing positive for CV Edit : link for updates
  12. I think it may have already started, my in-laws chest freezer packed up and I got another one yesterday for them. The one I looked at on Curry’s website had over 1600 views in 24 hours!
  13. So, their hedging their bets on the weather to come to their rescue! I feel so much better already. Thanks Uncle Donald and Uncle Xi.
  14. Another thought provoking thread on reddit :
  15. The iMask ? Coronavirus: iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to make masks