As a nurse dies fighting coronavirus, Matt Hancock drops a bombshell about the monitoring of their deaths

Donna Kinnair, Matt Hancock and Fiona Bruce on BBC Question Time
Tracy Keeling

A nurse fighting coronavirus (covid-19) has tragically died due to the disease. Areema Nasreen worked at Walsall Manor Hospital.

The evening before the news of Nasreen’s death broke, health secretary Matt Hancock appeared on BBC Question Time. On the programme, he revealed a bombshell about the government’s monitoring of nurses’ deaths.

News to me

NHS staff are risking their lives by tirelessly working to treat coronavirus patients during the pandemic. They are, of course, regularly exposed to the disease in their jobs. Nonetheless, the government has only recently acted to increase coronavirus testing for these critical workers. Still, as of 2 April, only 2,800 frontline NHS staff had received testing out of 500,000 of them.

Adding grievous insult to that injury, Hancock made a shocking admission on Question Time:

He acknowledged on the programme that “nurses, doctors, all healthcare professionals, put themselves literally on the frontline”. He went on:

we’ve seen, very sadly, four doctors die so far and some nurses.

His vague reference to nurse fatalities was odd, given how specific he was on doctor deaths. But the reason for Hancock’s imprecision became apparent pretty swiftly – thanks to subsequent comments from the chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Donna Kinnair. On nurses’ mortality rates, she said they’re:

not even counting the nurses

Asked to repeat what she’d said by show host Fiona Bruce, Kinnair continued:

we haven’t even counted the nurses yet… I keep asking for the stats on nurses that are ill.

Hancock interjected:

Okay. I didn’t know that. We will sort that out.

No wonder then that Hancock was vague when referring to nurse mortality rates in the pandemic. Not only does his government not appear to be ‘counting’ the nurses who are ill, the head of its health department didn’t appear to even know that a count wasn’t happening.

Stand up

Yet again, on 2 April, people across the country stood in their streets applauding key workers in the NHS and elsewhere for carrying us through this pandemic. While that is heartening, clapping is not enough:

Citizens have to start putting their hands to good use at the ballot box and voting in officials who will treat our healthcare workers with the dignity, love, and respect they deserve.

A vote for the Tories is effectively a vote against providing that to NHS workers. Amid this pandemic, that brutal truth is clearer than ever.

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    1. Please do not panic as that only lowers one’s immune levels. There is no actual test for ‘covid-19’ … the test made is for the presence of Exosomes, part of the human immune system which can be present in the body for a multitude of reasons. They have renamed Exosomes as ‘covid-19’ for globalist ‘plandemic’ purposes. Watch a YouTube video by Dr. Andrew Kaufman called “A Breakdown on Current Testing Procedures”. This is not to say that there may be no widespread ‘superstrain’ flu, but it is important to keep a perspective and not believe what is 90% hyperbole from MSM.

    2. Those of us who think this is a fake pandemic can see why the British government and Trump White House won’t spending money on this, because they’re only prepared to use the media and other assets like the military and health providers to maintain the deception. They are just too greedy to provide funds for it, because to such greedy people funding a deception is wasted money. That’s why they have no PPE for front-line medics–because they know full well there’s no real pandemic, just an authoritarian psy-op.

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