It’s clear the cheerleaders for the insane policy of lockdown have blood on their hands, says Mark Dolan

Mark Dolan has slammed Chris Whitty's latest comments.
Mark Dolan has slammed Chris Whitty's latest comments.

Award for the statement of the bleeding obvious this week goes to Professor Chris Whitty


Award for the statement of the bleeding obvious this week goes to Professor Chris Whitty.

He’s the chief medical officer of England, who has said this week, Britain will face a 'prolonged period' of excess deaths due to the pandemic — but not from coronavirus itself.

There’s a surprise. He has claimed the nation faces a rising death toll from heart disease and cancer cases, as thousands of routine treatments and appointments were delayed.

Whitty worked alongside chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance, a double act more terrifying than the Krays.

These professors of doom took our hand in March 2020, and walked us into hell. Off the back of hysterically inaccurate junk modelling from Imperial College and the long discredited Professor Neil Ferguson, this deadly duo adopted the Chinese Communist Party-approved policy of shutting down the country, at a cost of half a trillion, and the rest. Because the long-term systemic damage to the economy, is something we haven't even come to terms with yet. We could be poorer for 50 years.

Britain is damaged and diminished, thanks to what has been, in my view, the completely failed experiment of lockdown and other Covid measures.

At the start of the pandemic, the likes of Jenny Harries said don’t wear a mask; they knew they didn't work. And then, as behavioural science took over, from actual science, they muzzled the nation.

We can all forgive the first few weeks of that initial lockdown, when the virus was an unknown quantity. But once we knew the infection fatality rate, was so vanishingly small, it should have been clear, that this predominantly mild virus, which would of course deliver no symptoms for a third of the population, could not and should not be controlled.

China are doing that right now – how’s that working out for them? Protect the vulnerable as recommended by the great Barrington declaration, absolutely, but allow the rest of the

healthy population to get on with their lives and contribute to the economy. Instead, we closed once-viable businesses and paid perfectly healthy people to stay at home.

We shut schools, wrecking the opportunities of a future generation as well as impacting their mental and physical health.

We taped up playgrounds, shut gyms and sports centres, and enclosed the parts of supermarkets selling supposedly nonessential items.

In my book, stationary, crockery and saucepans will always be essential. We had arrows in supermarkets and you couldn't get into shops, without boiling your hands with hydrochloric acid on entry. It was madness.

And a poorer country is the result. We've got no money for the Police to tackle crime, we've got no money for the courts and prisons to lock away dangerous people, we've got no money for proper defence, to face down monsters like Putin, we've got no money to give the nurses the pay rise they clearly deserve.

I don’t want to demonise Whitty and Vallance. Very accomplished men and decent men no doubt. They were trying to save lives and protect the NHS.

And of course they were not alone around the world – only Sweden and certain states in America, among others, saw sense. But Whitty and Vallance’s job, was the preservation of public health.

In the absence of a proper cost benefit analysis going into lockdown, the impoverishment of the country, was the worst possible thing for public health. No country that made itself poorer, ever made its population healthier.

It takes resource, it takes money, to look after people who aren't well. And now Whitty admits that thousands more people are dying from cancer and heart disease, as a result of lockdowns.

Who knew the cure was worse than the disease? Well everybody that said it, at the time. But we were the bad people then, remember? The heartless granny killers. Failed Covid measures have produced a public health catastrophe far worse than Covid itself, which was only ever a serious threat to people in old age, and/or people with a high BMI or in poor metabolic health.

As an example, cancer is much worse than Covid. But thanks to these policies, it’s now it's a young mother that has to say goodbye to her children, because she didn't get that lump checked during the pandemic. Lockdowns for

all their cost, should have moved the dial significantly in curtailing the virus – so show me a country in the world that didn't lock down, that had a worse outcome.

In the case of Sweden, better in fact. Among lowest excess deaths in the world since 2020, according to the WHO no less.

Anyone that backed these ruinous measures is responsible for a badly damaged country and economy. But we can live with that, we will regroup, we will recover.

What is unforgivable, is the needless non-Covid death toll, which resulted from measures, so many of us said were madness.

And that death toll won’t stop, as the NHS battles a waiting list of 7 million and the country sinks further into the red.

And these measures obliterated mental health by the way – that’s the next pandemic.

Now more than ever, it's clear that the cheerleaders for the insane policy of lockdown, have blood on their hands. We have it in black and white, from the man at the top. Covid measures kill. Never forgive and never forget.

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