Aug 1, 2020 -- 12:34PM, Dotchinite wrote:
The knight. There were options between a full lockdown and no lockdown. We could just have locked down the most vulnerable to limit demands on ventilators.
and use the time to build up ICU capacity in the NHS...which was done v quickly
Aug 1, 2020 -- 1:39PM, screaming from beneaththewaves wrote:
I think the sight of poor little children walking around in the sunshine with surgical masks clamped to their faces is one of the saddest sights I've seen in this country.It was 80F out in Taunton's high street on Thursday, and I saw four trussed up like that, belonging to what looked like three families. And that was in just 10 minutes.
Aug 1, 2020 -- 2:25PM, screaming from beneaththewaves wrote:
There's also the approach of the majority carrying on as normal precisely in order to prevent the vulnerable minority dying. If the unaffected minority get it now, they won't be getting it and passing it on with worse symptoms in the winter.
wasting your time SFB trying to explain it to people who insist on putting the cart before the horse
Aug 1, 2020 -- 2:52PM, impossible123 wrote:
I do not wish further debate with anyone who'd callously "sacrifice" the life of another fellow individual/country person solely on age and health in exchange to grow the economy. If so, China and Japan (to name two) will not be where they are today in the world economy league.
lost the debate so pulls out of the debate