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A Covid retrospective

We contrarians warned of the harm lockdowns would do - and have done

30 April 2022

9:00 AM

30 April 2022

9:00 AM

Two years ago, I and a small group of multi-disciplinary New Zealand-based academics published our Covid Plan B. The plan was borne out of our unease at the prevailing Covid narrative and the New Zealand government’s decision to lockdown on 24 March 2020. In a nutshell we called for a focused protection-style approach that balanced the health response – the need to protect the vulnerable and elderly – with the need to maintain a functioning society and people’s rights.

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