“Moral emptiness and epidemiological stupidity”, is the absolutely correct assessment of @DrMikeRyan of @WHO in answer to a question from the BBC’s @naomigrimley about the UK Gov’s policy that it’s better to have more people catch #COVID19 virus sooner rather than later. pic.twitter.com/VttPhitVfu
— Dr Gabriel Scally (@GabrielScally) July 7, 2021
There is also the unanswered question of whether current UK policy will simply create TWO Covid peaks – one peak in the summer and another in the winter. Twice as many infections for zero benefit.
Epidemiological stupidity or epidemiological insanity?