Suppose a railway company or an airline had ignored scientific advice and as a result 20,000 of its passengers had been killed. What would be the legal position of its senior executives?
Earlier UK lockdown 'could have saved 20,000 lives'
There really wasn’t much of a denial of this from anyone at the press conference tonight.
Enforcing UK lockdown one week earlier 'could have saved 20,000 lives'
Enforcing UK lockdown one week earlier 'could have saved 20,000 lives'
Enforcing UK lockdown one week earlier 'could have saved 20,000 lives'
Absurdity of model-led retrospective wisdom is that if UK & other nations lockdown had been effected in Dec 2019, no one would have died outside China. On such logic, why not lockdown everywhere to be forever safe from everything? #COVID19
2⃣ Leading scientists are expressing regret for the UK’s delayed lockdown. For example, Neil Ferguson yesterday estimated a week’s delay cost 20,000 lives