This week, the British government are claiming that more Lockdowns are necessary because of “spikes” in coronavirus “cases,” and are inferring that the state of emergency must continue because cases are ‘on the rise’ in the UK.
But are these official announcements and sweeping decrees based on any real data, and are government health ministers capable of interpreting data sets which may ultimately determine public policy and health, wealth and well-being of the nation?
According to some of the UK leading experts and epidemiologists, it does not appear that the government are performing this duty in a competent fashion.
Carl Heneghan from the Center for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM) at Oxford University reports…
The government has restricted movements on millions of people in England: COVID is apparently on the rise. But what happens when you start digging into the data.Heneghan: Here’s Why COVID Cases in England Aren’t Rising