The COVID-19 crisis: Know your risks, threats and set up.

by | Aug 10, 2020 | FEATURE | 1 comment

Other measures have been adopted, such as: promotion of ‘barrier gestures’ (measures people can take to reduce risk of infection, such as regular handwashing or only using a tissue once), closure of schools, a curfew at night, and most recently the compulsory wearing of masks.

Other policies introduced are designed to support struggling populations. These measures are expensive and so it’s important that they are based on scientific evidence – evidence that the current context has not favoured. This raises many concerns about their impact now and future repercussions.