Have COVID-19 Lockdown policies been effective?

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Has there been any peer-reviewed research conducted into the effectiveness of the Lockdown policies? Some might seriously wonder if it has all been for nothing. Most would more reasonably conclude that it has been effective, but would be hard-pressed to put a precise number on it. If we turn to the scientific literature, there has … Read more Have COVID-19 Lockdown policies been effective?

Covid-19: Questions of conscience and duty for scientific advisers

The following has been published within the BMJ on 28th May 2020. I’ve replicated it below without comment. England is abandoning lockdown and possibly hope of containing a second wave of covid-19. From 1 June schools will open to children other than those of key workers. Outdoor markets and car showrooms will reopen. In two … Read more Covid-19: Questions of conscience and duty for scientific advisers