July 19 Freedom Day
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Here is what experts and health professionals think about the lifting of the COVID restrictions in England by Boris Johnson’s government, and what they fear might be the consequences for the UK and for the entire world.
The “Freedom Day” rhetoric around the end of COVID-19 restrictions can be best understood through the lens of propaganda.
Governments in the west repeatedly failed the public when it came to masks.
A philosopher of public health ponders whether taking your mask off on July 19 is like punching someone in the face or like riding a bike.
An attempt to share my meta-view of the last 18 months and why despite being constantly enraged by the UK’s pandemic response, I have never been surprised by it.
Ending lockdown on July 19 is about more than embracing “freedom” – it’s about shifting responsibility for tough decisions onto the public. The prime minister is undoubtedly gambling with people’s lives. It will be the biggest gamble of Johnson’s political career.