Why I broke lockdown rules – Telegraph.co.uk

By early March we concluded that approximately 1 percent of people contaminated with the infection in the UK would pass away– with the senior being at a much higher risk than younger people. We had actually modelled policies akin to those later proposed by the Great Barrington Declaration as an option to lockdown– specifically shielding the elderly while “flattening the curve” but letting transmission continue in more youthful age groups. Much has actually been written about the delays in the UK locking down, provided these early quotes.

By early March we concluded that roughly 1 percent of individuals infected with the virus in the UK would pass away– with the elderly being at a much greater threat than more youthful individuals. We had designed policies akin to those later proposed by the Great Barrington Declaration as an alternative to lockdown– particularly shielding the senior while “flattening the curve” however letting transmission continue in younger age groups. Much has been written about the hold-ups in the UK locking down, given these early price quotes.

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