Lives Versus Lives

After eight weeks of compliance to a government mandated blanket lockdown, the country is onto yet another extension.

The lockdown logic began with flattening the curve and soon became the government’s go-to solution. But amidst all the political bickering and power struggle, the government seems to have forgotten that lockdown is NOT the cure to the virus. Let’s be clear, blanket lockdowns on their own do not extinguish the virus but are merely precautionary approaches that allow governments to stock take, buy time, and prepare health systems and infrastructures to better combat the spread.  …… Continue Reading