We must co-ordinate Northern and Southern responses to Covid-19…

To quote W.Edwards deming “In God we trust, all others bring data”. When I wrote my first article for slugger in February, I did an overview of Covid 19 and how epidemiologically it may be difficult trying to manage an outbreak on an island with two different approaches. This review will review the current public health approaches to managing Covid. There is a lot more evidence about what works, what doesn’t work, and what may work. Epidemiology is a science …

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An appeal to party leaders to take action against Covid 19…

Dear Party Leaders, I am sure this is a stressful time for all involved in making major decisions. I have had a lot of experience in the past preparing for outbreaks. I learnt a lot from these experiences. The pace of information flow is rapid and changes almost daily. Decisions change over time depending on new information. I want to make a scientific argument why we can no longer continue to follow the UK mathematical model and resultant public health …

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