Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 21 May 2020

Lockdown ‘rollover’ of 50 days on and 30 off until 2022 ‘is way to beat coronavirus’

‘A ‘lockdown rollover’ of 50 days on and 30 days off should be introduced…until 2022, say British scientists.

An alternating 80-day cycle will reduce the number of Covid-19 deaths and admissions to intensive care units, according to new research.

Month long intervals of relaxed social distancing would be followed by much more austere measures – lasting almost twice as long.

The strategy is based on mathematical formulas using data from 16 countries – and applies to the UK.

Lead author Dr Rajiv Chowdhury, of Cambridge University, said: “Although we did not model the situation in the UK, I would expect it to be very similar to that in other high income countries.”

The study, published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, found it could save jobs – relieving financial insecurity and social disruption.’

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