Scott Atlas discusses the human and economic costs of the lockdown, as well as the failure to model the impacts of the lockdown in advance of implementation.
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A bleak picture is emerging of the long term economic damage caused by lockdown policies.
Schussler said South Africa can expect one of the worst GDP per capita declines in the world.
While the poorest in South Africa are the main victims of the country’s disastrous lockdown, a large swathe of middle income earners have also been pushed into povery.
“The extent to which…peoples in countries with universal literacy can be successfully terrified into surrendering their civil liberties and individual freedoms has come as a frightening shock.”
Former UN Under-Secretary General Ramesh Thakur on the damage Covid hysteria is inflicting on the world.
Australian government statistics show the average age of deaths with Covid-19 is 81.1 for men and 85.2 for women. Astonishingly, this compares to life expectancy in Australia of 80.7 for men and 84.9 for women.
“Consequently, it is a factual statement to say that in Australia, whether or not you have Covid-19 has as much effect on your mortality as your preference for chocolate or strawberry ice cream.”
A fascinating discussion with Sunetra Gupta, Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the University of Oxford on herd immunity, the life-risk balance in society and what we can learn from the epidemics of the past.