The coverage of death rates in this country has been lacking in nuance – leading people to have skewed perceptions of the UK’s performance.
France and Germany have also met resistance in trying to get children back to the classroom.
Like it or not, the EU agreed to two customs territories on the island of Ireland – and a solution to the disagreement flows from that fact.
The priority must be to get rid of the virus – anything to jeopardise that could push travel even further way.
The FT claims the UK has the worst in the world. But that’s only if you ignore the other ways it can be measured.
Various new measures are being created to cope with the threat of the virus, with huge ramifications for tourism.
By all indications, the country’s citizens have been some of Europe’s most compliant in observing lockdown.
Trying to decipher which Government has been “best” and “worst” at handling the crisis is a tricky endeavour.
It will require up to 50,000 people, not 18,000. Or else we’re set to be in shutdown for the duration – with baleful economic consequences.
Figures from national reported statistics suggest that the UK is in the middle of the range – above Germany & America but below Belgium & Spain.
From medical equipment, to herd immunity, to data collection, everything has been reduced and given no nuance.
Some regions have already started to ease off lockdown measures. Here are their plans so far:
It should remove those taxes and regulations that will stop business from applying their ingenuity on the problem of rebuilding from the ruins.
A common threat, especially in the form of a pathogen, flicks switches in our brains, making us less tolerant of dissent.
The only way of pushing such a narrative is to remove context and nuance from the data.