No one can be certain about anything in this crisis, but extreme pessimism around rising cases will not get us anywhere.
Posts Tagged: second wave
Daniel Hannan: Sweden settled in for the long haul, and now doesn’t need to worry about a second surge
Having correctly judged that there would be no immediate vaccine, it opted for a sustainable response.
Emma Revell: Young people socialising made Sturgeon “want to cry”. If only she got as upset over their debt burden.
During the EU referendum, many politicians claimed to be concerned about younger generations’ futures. But they’ve been mysteriously quiet recently.
Bella Wallersteiner: A “Work Out to Help Out” scheme could boost the nation’s health and save our struggling gyms
There should be a financial inducement to encourage people to support local fitness centres.
Karol Sikora: Millions of people are waiting for cancer services. That’s the second wave we should worry about.
Those with cardiac conditions and other serious illnesses have, in many cases, been unable or too afraid to seek treatment.
Chris Newton: In imposing new Coronavirus restrictions, the Government isn’t doing anything it said it wouldn’t do
Johnson warned that if there was a significant rise in the infection rate, he would not hesitate to “put on the brakes”.
Raghib Ali: The harms of lockdown are exceeding the gains – especially when it comes to school closures
Neither the Covid-19 recovery plan nor SAGE’s minutes indicate that a formal “health cost-benefit analysis” has been done. We need one.
Nothing is certain in this crisis; not even the possibility of another large outbreak, as Switzerland and Denmark suggest.