Tuesday, The Guardian profiled Hong Kong, which never locked down, yet only has four COVID-19 deaths out of a nearly Quebec-sized population.
Yesterday, Bloomberg reported new data from Oxford University researchers who analyzed the severity of lockdown measures in place in European countries.
In a paper released in late April, researchers estimate that simply wearing masks is potentially much more impactful than even indefinite economic lockdowns.
The author of the main study justifying worldwide Covid lockdowns, dubbed “Dr. Lockdown” in the media, has a history of dramatically overestimating deaths.
Earlier this week, the Institute for Liberal Studies (ILS) hosted a talk by Dr. Stephen Davies, Head of Education at the Institute for Economic Affairs, on what to expect in a post-pandemic world.
The reason for the Spanish flu having had such a disastrous impact was that the two enemy coalitions fighting in WWI kept the information about the spreading flu secret.
After the debate led to a public outcry, France has decided to allow a treatment for people hospitalized after having contracted coronavirus.
Given the urgent need for products that can help limit the propagation of the coronavirus, Health Canada has decided to facilitate access to products that do not necessarily respect all regulatory requirements, as a provisional measure.
It was fascinating to read, in the pages of La Presse this week, a professor from a Kazakh university defending the virtues of authoritarian regimes in times of crises.
We are now witnessing an outpouring of volunteers across Canada going door-to-door to offer supplies and help to people in need of help—the vulnerable, seniors, those who may be scared or confused.