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UK Column News - 20th April 2020

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and David Scott with today's UK Column News, bringing you the latest Coronavirus updates.

START – It goes on: CoronaVirus statistics update
UK government launches CoronaVirus job retention scheme
Chancellor supports parts of economy which are parasitic on the productive economy
This makes no sense unless it is deliberate policy to destroy the economy…
Deloitte produces economic impact and policy responses document
UK ‘base case’ implies sharpest fall in UK activity in a century
It could take many years for the economy to re-organise itself
ISER study: new analysis of the impact of lockdown on UK jobs
None of these studies mentions the huge elephant in the room: debt
10:36 – Union seeks legal immunity for NHS medics in pandemic
Bill Gates wants medical indemnity worldwide…
Lockdown death spike being caused by alcohol consumption…?
Lockdown Masterplan: scientists draw up traffic light system to ease UK out of lockdown
17:09 – S. Korea, Iceland, Germany & Denmark show CV levels 20 times lower than estimates
Off Guardian: many experts questioning CoronaVirus panic
Italy: 99% of those who died from CoronaVirus had other illnesses
World Health Organization (WHO): Africa could be next CoronaVirus epicentre
Free speech in Britain ‘under attack’ warns Toby Young as he promotes new group
Real concerns or deliberate behavioural change agents…meet the Free Speech Union
Imperial College London: telling us what to think – Mindspace
This opens the government up to charges of manipulation
Posting anti-vaccine ‘propaganda’ on social media could become a criminal offence
You’re working from home but your company is still watching you
Google and Apple: privacy-preserving contact tracing
32:53 – Bill Gates’ latest reading material: How to Lie with Statistics…
New Microsoft cryptocurrency system plans to utilise human body activity for mining
Stay home rules or law: UK government produces new rules for non-compliance 
Daily Mirror: conditions at CV hospital NHS Nightingale ‘as tough as war zone’
Tavistock Day Case Theatre (Devon): produces dance video – video quickly removed 
Many critical diseases not being properly treated because of CoronaVirus 
Book recommendations: Inventing the Aids Virus by Peter H. Duesberg
Also, Virus Mania by Torsten Engelbrecht and Claus Köhnlein
While nobody’s looking: unsupervised abortion at home to be allowed…?
Parliament not involved in the decision – how many other laws are changing…?
Do we have a government and Prime Minister at the moment…?
Is the best scientific advice really coming from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation…?