Johnson and his advisers now admit what SKWAWKBOX was accused of scaremongering for saying early this month – but Tories’ newest plan is still ignoring key parts of WHO plan to defeat coronavirus
When the SKWAWKBOX warned readers in early March that the Tories’ approach to coronavirus would lead to hundreds of thousands of deaths in this country, this site’s critics accused it of ‘scaremongering’.
But on Monday, Boris Johnson announced more extensive ‘social distancing’ steps – because his advisers had only just realised that Johnson’s plan was going to kill hundreds of thousands of people.
Johnson and the Establishment media are frantically spinning these new steps as ‘extreme’, as if the Tories are going to the limit of what can be conceived to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
But as the World Health Organisation’s director general made clear earlier on Monday, Boris Johnson is still not following some of the most important steps it recommends to countries who want to defeat the virus: closing schools and comprehensive testing of all suspected cases, combined with tracing and testing of all contacts of those who test positive.
As the WHO boss said,
You cannot fight a fire blindfolded and we cannot stop this pandemic if we do not know who is infected.
No amount of spin changes the fact the Johnson is still dragging his feet – and is still on course to cause huge numbers of needless deaths.
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