Australia and NZ: Compared

Australian chief medical officer Professor Brendan Murphy talks to NZ’s Epidemic Response Select Comittee on how long term vigilence, without lockdown, is suppressing virus impact.

https://www.facebook.com/NZParliament/videos/255297012184000

https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/national/aussie-health-chief-on-where-nz-got-lucky-around-covid-19/

Wuhan Covid-19 lockdown ends

April 11: The people of the city where the first virus was first detected are taking their first cautious steps outside after being confined for three months.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/12/wuhan-celebrates-its-liberation-as-covid-19-lockdown-ends

N.Y. Avoids Predicted Surge at Hospitals

April 10: Officials had estimated that 140,000 hospital beds might be needed to treat coronavirus patients. Only about 18,500 were in use by week’s end.

https://www-nytimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/nyregion/new-york-coronavirus-hospitals.amp.html

Ioannidis says emerging data suggest COVID19 doesn’t warrant extreme reaction

https://youtu.be/QUvWaxuurzQ?t=2
April 3. John Ioannidis explains that emerging data on COVID-19 suggests the disease does not warrant the extreme Western response.

Ioannidis: Not enough data for big decisions

https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/17/a-fiasco-in-the-making-as-the-coronavirus-pandemic-takes-hold-we-are-making-decisions-without-reliable-data/
March 17: John P.A. Ioannidis, professor of medicine, epidemiology, and population health, at Stanford University School of Medicine, says the public health response could be a fiasco because big decisions are being made without enough data.