Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 8 October 2020

UK Government rejects calls by scientists to end lockdown measures – they wouldn’t dare. Gates would never allow it

Downing Street has rejected the call of the Great Barrington group of scientists for an end to lockdown measures, saying their argument rests on an “unproven assumption” that it would be possible to protect the most vulnerable.

The controversial Great Barrington Declaration, which has been signed by more than 7,000 scientists and medics worldwide, calls for a new strategy of allowing younger people to go about their lives as normal while offering “focused protection” to the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions who are most at risk from coronavirus.

It has won the support of UK scientists including Professor Karol Sikora, and Tory backbencher Steve Baker has urged MPs to offer it their backing, in a direct challenge to the government’s strategy.

But Boris Johnson’s official spokesman today made clear the prime minister does not accept the fundamental arguments behind the demand.

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