by UnHerd
Wednesday, 13
May 2020

The case for lockdowns

Dr Natalie Dean, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at University of Florida, has been one of the most prominent voices in the US media arguing in favour of continued lockdowns. She co-authored a piece in The New York Times which argued that a ‘herd immunity’ strategy would cost millions of lives. Freddie Sayers challenges her on how she can be so sure…


  • May 25, 2020
    This lady is cringeworthy -- a good example of the collapse of the so-called "expert" class. She cannot quite manage to conceal her dark hope that Sweden will be judged a failure. A true scientist would be fascinated by the contrast offered between the Swedish way and everybody else's. Why are... Read more

  • May 21, 2020
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  • May 21, 2020
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