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“Have you heard, South Africa is now 5th worst in the world?”
However, in order to truly compare “apples with apples”, we need to adjust the number of deaths to the population size of each country.
Brian Pottinger is a former Editor and Publisher of The Sunday Times. His States of Panic: Covid-19 and the New Medieval will be published in October.
We spoke to Sunetra Gupta, Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the University of Oxford and head of the team that released a study in March which speculated that as much as 50% of the population may already have been infected and the true Infection Fatality Rate could be as low as 0.1%.
On our FaceBook page, use the hashtag #PandaAntiviralPrize and submit your harrowing headline entries. Mention why they’re misleading and help calm the panic.
A full debrief on everything important in this Covid19 issue – with one of the world’s top immunologists, Professor Bela Stadler.
PANDA makes a cartoon appearance in Poynton Shute’s Coronavirus Novel.
With kind thanks to N.D. Mazin and AMAK.
At dinner parties that we aren’t going to, we aren’t discussing the interesting things that we aren’t doing. Social distancing means the destruction of our life as social beings. For centuries, humans have put up with worse epidemic diseases than this and conserved the things which make humanity wonderful. Are we the first generation who can’t face it?
Lord Sumption explains why Covid-19 reaction is incoherent and how we are now under a police state and how we the public have willingly surrendered our freedom to allow this to happen.
Lord Sumption gives a devastating verdict on our political leaders’ handling of the crisis.
A simple explainer video (2:40) about how the Corona virus ticks and what gets it motivated.
Patricia Churchland, Susan Neiman, and Peter Hitchens debate moral decision making in a pandemic.
As the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, government overreach become more pertinent.
Professor Michael Levitt FRS is a globally renowned biophysicist and chemist. He received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Professor Michael Levitt FRS is a globally renowned biophysicist and chemist. His long record of distinguished research make his insights into the COVID-19 pandemic indispensable.
Professor Johan Giesecke, one of Sweden’s top virus experts, discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and “severe lockdown” measures.
Professor Johan Giesecke – that was one of the more extraordinary interviews we have done here at UnHerd.
We’ve been counting the human and economic cost of extended lockdown in South Africa. It nets out negatively for both.