- 21 Oct 2013
- Pep Out
- Team supported
- Pep Out
Every European country + the states are in the same boat or worse economically with no sign of a return to normality for months yet.Evert time their is community transmission if its not linked to a known cluster the City or State is locked down again.
Short lockdowns until the cluster is isolated.
New Zealand and Australia have many advantages that the UK don't when it comes to pandemics.
The damage to the economy and the social impact on lives and livelihoods is significant but closing your borders to overseas travellers until you have you contact tracing and quarantine up to scratch is the deal breaker despite the many downsides in doing so.
if you want an example of how to do manage the risk with minimum damage to the economy look at Taiwan.
We in Oz have record government debt and deficit and many businesses have collapsed because of the harsh lockdowns.