As the pandemic merry-go-round spins on, the WHO jump off the carousel once again to say a few words on lockdowns. It seems they have flipped 180 degree’s and now condemn lockdowns.
“Lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never ever belittle, and that is making poor people an awful lot poorer,” – news.com.au
The World Health Organisation has finally reversed their stance on every single major issue regarding this pandemic.
Masks will save us all, no they won’t; the virus is super deadly, actually it’s no worse than influenza…. But while I’d agree with all three reversals of opinion, is it legitimate or is it merely more confusion to throw into the wild to blow people’s minds that little-bit more?
Dr. Nabarro told The Spectator:
We in the World Health Organisation do not advocate lockdowns as the primary means of control of this virus.
The only time we believe a lockdown is justified is to buy you time to reorganise, regroup, rebalance your resources, protect your health workers who are exhausted, but by and large, we’d rather not do it.
Just look at what’s happened to the tourism industry in the Caribbean, for example, or in the Pacific because people aren’t taking their holidays.
Look what’s happened to smallholder farmers all over the world. … Look what’s happening to poverty levels. It seems that we may well have a doubling of world poverty by next year. We may well have at least a doubling of child malnutrition.
What do you think about this latest reversal from the WHO, on the one hand its good to see some sense coming out of these organisations, but don’t you get the feeling that maybe it’s more about politics and minds games rather than sincere good advice?