The Consequences of Lockdown - Archive of Links
Updated: Dec 31, 2020
This page aims to document the devastating economic, societal and health effects lockdowns have had worldwide:
December 30th Update:
Another NHS testimony. - (Video)
‘Do not resuscitate’ orders caused potentially avoidable deaths, regulator finds - "Do-not-resuscitate orders were wrongly allocated to some care home residents during the Covid-19 pandemic, causing potentially avoidable deaths, the first phase of a review by England’s Care Quality Commission has found.
The regulator warned that some of the “inappropriate” do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) notices applied in the spring may still be in place and called on all care providers to check with the person concerned that they consent. "
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November 21st Update:
Psychology Open Letter to Policy Makers and the PublicPublished 01 November 2020 - "We, as psychology professionals, would like to share our concerns regarding the psychological impacts of measures implemented in response to what has been named the COVID-19 pandemic..."
From all over the globe, we are hearing stories of lives lost, livelihoods destroyed and mental and physical suffering of the old, young, sick and healthy. Not from Covid-19, but as a direct result of crippling lockdown policies. - Do you or someone you know have a story to tell? - PANDA
Sadly, the number of suicide and attempted suicide incidents we attend are increasing. Our crews now attend an average of 37 suicides or attempted suicides per day, compared to 22 in 2019 and 17 five years ago. - London Ambulance Service
October 23rd Update:
"A source just gave me the following information. A hospital in Wales, Nevill Hall in Abergavenny, has 250 beds. 200 beds are empty. The surgeons are bored & pass much time on the nearby golf course..." - A thread by Michael Yeadon
The lockdown ghost towns: More than a MILLION hospitality and retail jobs may vanish by end of the year as venue owners in northern cities brand coronavirus restrictions a 'death sentence' for business
A medic’s case against another lockdown - Dr Matt Strauss
Coronavirus: WHO backflips on virus stance by condemning lockdowns - Lockdowns have been used to control the coronavirus around the world. Now a WHO official has questioned the success of them.
Statement of the Australian Covid Medical Network - Against Lockdowns
October 12th Update:
The making of Britain’s Covid catastrophe - Dr. John Lee
Lockdown 'could kill 75,000 over five years' - that's the OFFICIAL projection of non-COVID deaths caused by missed cancer diagnoses, cancelled operations and health impacts of a recession. The virus death toll? 42,000
September 15th 2020 Update:
The NHS looks like a heartless behemoth which is deaf to the people’s suffering - Patients with life-threatening conditions are still not being seen - it's moving beyond mere neglect into the realms of manslaughter
"Care homes asked to place blanket 'Do Not Resuscitate' orders on residents at height of pandemic. One in 10 staff members changed DNR plans without discussion with family members, nursing staff, or residents."
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August 1st 2020 Update:
Social relationships and mortality risk: a meta-analytic review - The quality and quantity of individuals' social relationships has been linked not only to mental health but also to both morbidity and mortality.
July 29th 2020 Update:
"Virus-linked hunger is tied to 10,000 child deaths each month, according to the UN" - (By virus-linked they, of course, mean insane, unnecessary lockdown-linked)
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June 30th 2020 Update:
Criminal cases backlog could take a decade to clear, watchdog warns - Trial by jury under threat
COVID-19: Guidance for small marriages (UK Gov.) - You may NOT kiss the bride
June 21st 2020 Update:
June 20th 2020 Update:
Full Video of link above - Have You Been Put on a List to be Left to Die?
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June 13th 2020 Update:
Residents abandoned, left without food and water
Up to 75% of deaths avoidable
Residents left in inhumane conditions
7 staff sacked after raising concerns
June 12th 2020 Update:
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