Rational risk assessment should guide Covid policy
Professor Len Shackleton writes for CapX
Dr Stephen Davies writes for The Telegraph
However, now we have a working vaccine, and other non-Covid illnesses are beginning to put pressure on the NHS, the government must be careful not to over value the risk of a winter Covid spike.
Stephen said: “When that balance shifts we should reassess the odds and change our behaviour. The Government has made several such bets, as have we all. Some worked, others have not. The balance has now shifted and the costs of continued controls and lockdowns are mounting, overtaking those of not imposing such a policy“.
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