Covid-19, the disease caused by Sars-CoV-2 is the most serious health crisis we have faced in our lifetime. Unfortunately our response has been led more by panic than clear-headed science. The analysis driving the imposition of previously unimaginable restrictions has failed to take into account the incredible damage to our society and our children’s futures and there is, sadly, a very real possibility that the measures taken have been ineffective or even made matters worse.

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