Category: Healthcare

Thousands of cancer patients could die early due to coronavirus delays, study finds

Thousands of cancer patients could die early due to coronavirus delays, study finds

The responses to Covid will be deemed a complete failure in at least one respect – the total lack of consideration of secondary impact of the lockdown. I rarely heard health pundits who advocated lockdown discuss thr secondary and tertiary costs. Long after it was clear hospital capacity wouldn’t be overwhelmed the public health experts …

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Weighing Sweden’s Coronavirus Model – The Wall Street Journal.

Weighing Sweden’s Coronavirus Model – The Wall Street Journal.

Weighing Sweden’s Coronavirus Model The global economy needs a leader as lockdowns are lifted and countries fear a second wave if lockdowns are relaxed to quickly. The Swedish model can be that model and happy to see WHO endorsing it as a legitimate approach. The worst case scenarios never materialized in terms of Covid disease …

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The Irrationality of UK Covid-19 Lockdown

The Irrationality of UK Covid-19 Lockdown

As we approach the end of the six week lock down in the UK and talks of extending until  June, it’s time for a reality check. Below are some facts that reveal the hypocrisy of the UK lockdown. These stories are replicated in many other places (in fact in a number of ways, the UK …

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French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse

French medics warn health service is on brink of collapse On the challenges of maintaining quality, universal health insurance. Even for a country that’s touted as having one of the best healthcare systems in the world, budget and staffing challenges abound. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/11/french-medics-health-service-collapse-doctors-nurses-protest-outside-french-health-ministry-strikes?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress