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The prime minister stands accused of dither and delay for the third time after announcing another England-wide lockdown. Can psychology help us explain what’s going on?
As the country enters its third lockdown, let’s draw some points from yesterday’s UK Covid-19 Data, Covid-transmission from abroad, the overstretched NHS, questions about the use, and meaning of the term ‘herd immunity’, and the strategy the government needs to adopt now.
There aren’t two sides to public health science on pandemic control – There’s science and there’s wrong.5 min read
Some nations successfully controlled the virus, without a vaccine, using science-based measures, acting fast, and having great leaders who followed the science... and there is the United States and the UK who listened to ‘dissident’ scientists and their failed ‘herd immunity’ strategy.
A sobering piece by Dr Dominic Pimenta presenting the facts about coronavirus and explaining how fundamental it was to act early on a new lockdown. An absolute must-read for everyone. [Spoiler: Contains no fear-mongering, no drama, no anxiety!]
We would have to know how many people would die of other causes that would not have otherwise occurred to determine the point at which particular policies were taking more lives than they were saving.