Britain: The ‘true’ cost of the lockdowns

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MPs in Britain are saying if the government wants to terrify people with COVID statics, they should also be showing the true cost of the lockdowns along with those stats.

Daily Mail explains:

A senior Tory MP has called for the full cost of lockdowns to be disclosed as he highlighted their ‘extraordinary toll’ on mental health, the NHS and the economy.

Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbenchers, said that figures for excess deaths and lost jobs should be shown alongside Covid-19 statistics.

What are some of those other costs? Note these are just the direct costs on people directly tied to the country’s National Health Care system:

  1. The waiting lists for doctors and specialists have more than doubled from 4.2 million (pre-COVID) to 10 million.
  2. 2,000 are estimated to die because of delays in cancer treatments for lung, oesophageal and breast cancer.
  3. 40% increase in…

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