Here’s an excerpt from the Telegraph which is quite interesting -
Speaking in a personal capacity, Prof Dingwall said: "We have this very strong message which has effectively terrorised the population into believing that this is a disease that is going to kill you. And mostly it isn't.
"Eighty per cent of the people who get this infection will never need to go near a hospital. The ones who do go to hospital because they are quite seriously ill most of them will come out alive - even those who go into intensive care.
"We have completely lost sight of that in the obsession with deaths, the human interest stories about deaths, the international comparisons about death rates, the opportunities for intrepid television journalists to put on lots of PPE and go into high tech where people are acutely ill.
"All of that helps to create this climate of fear and I am not surprised in a sense that the Government might take a rather cautious approach to try to unlock the lockdown - simply because they would really be nervous that if they pushed it too quickly it would like giving a party and nobody came."
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