A Brit’s Perspective of the Pandemic in China, Jan 2022

I have zero medical qualifications but I regularly follow recognised medical/scientific experts. (In the UK, Office of National Statistics, IndependentSAGE, BMJ, Lancet, ZOE Symptom Study – the world’s largest daily study of Covid-19 symptoms from over 1m contributors. In the USA, the CDC, New England Journal of Medicine. World, Worldometer (using data from the Johns Hopkins University). I also have no access to any Chinese data other than that in the public domain.

Prof Devi Sridhar quotation: “Too much fear of overreaction. Better to react and prevent something than to wait and have to treat it later (core tenet of public health). Being blamed later for overreacting comes with the territory. “- Prof Devi Sridhar, Edinburgh University, Professor of Global Health, 26 January 2020

The modified Swiss Cheese model: https://flic.kr/p/2mMNZqX

CDC assessment of mask effectiveness: https://flic.kr/p/2mVAo8P

East Virginia Medical School Covid-19 Supplement Protocols: https://flic.kr/p/2koAmKP

Worldometer daily statistics on the pandemic world-wide: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Japanese study of length of time to shed the Omicron virus: https://www.bmj.com/content/376/bmj.o89

Cross infection in Hong Kong quarantine hotel mid Nov. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/28/2/21-2422_article

Omicron detected after 15 days in quarantine : https://edition.cnn.com/2021/12/13/china/china-first-omicron-case-intl-hnk/index.html?utm_medi*um=social

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