‘Outside is SAFER’: Infection expert slams Australia’s coronavirus lockdown and says it would need to continue for TWO YEARS to stop spread of bug [LINK].
Australian National University Medical School Professor Peter Collignon said the lockdowns were unnecessarily tight.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock backtracks on threat to ban all public exercise as he says toughening up coronavirus social distancing rules is ‘not imminent’ but warns people who are ‘pushing the boundaries’ by sunbathing they are putting lives at risk [LINK].…
‘It’s ok for people with big houses to say that’: Labour’s new deputy leader Angela Rayner blasts Matt Hancock for saying people shouldn’t sunbathe on lockdown [LINK].
‘But actually if you’re stuck in inadequate accommodation, you’ve got no back garden, you’ve got nowhere to go and you’re all on top of each other, quite literally, then I think people should do social distancing and should keep their distance but also be reasonable and proportionate about that.
Modern society is ‘so afraid of death’ no one asks if lockdown measures to battle coronavirus are the right approach, says former Supreme Court judge [LINK].
Writing in The Sunday Times Lord Sumption, 71, a former judge turned author and medieval historian, stated that the strict governmental measures will bring ‘even greater misfortunes of a different kind’.
I was talking to someone, and they were telling me that the youth, are meeting up for huge rave style parties because they are fed up of the lock-down.
Will 2020 be a long hot summer of illegal rave parties, with the police trying to break them up?…
Coronavirus: Sunbathing ‘against social distancing rules’ [LINK].
While people cram together in the London tubes [LINK] the government does not ant people who are not near each other to be near each other to sunbathe.
We are told this is to protect the NHS.…
This from the BBC is a very good read: Coronavirus: How to understand the death toll [LINK].
The lockdown, itself, however could cost lives.
Prof Robert Dinwall, from Nottingham Trent University, says “the collateral damage to society and the economy” could include:
* mental health problems and suicides linked to self-isolation
* heart problems from lack of activity
* the impact on health from increased unemployment and reduced living standards
Others have also pointed to the health cost from steps such as delaying routine operations and cancer screening.
A website posted this ‘Everyone Jumps Off Bridge After New Government Order Telling Everyone To Jump Off Bridge’ [LINK].
After state governments across the country directed their citizens to shut down their businesses and just kinda hope things worked out, a new order has been issued: everyone is to jump off a bridge immediately.
The middle classes have rushed to judge others less fortunate than themselves with shocking speed [LINK].
The advance of coronavirus has upended our lifestyles with astonishing speed and intensity. Almost as quickly, a tide of moralism has swept the nation.