The research is based on the number of missed screenings, urgent referrals and delayed treatments.www.bbc.comRate of 16.9 deaths per 100,000 in 2019 was highest since 2000, ONS data showswww.theguardian.comDoctors report drop in number of new diagnoses leading to fears that disease could spread rapidlywww.telegraph.co.ukAn additional 130 million people could be on the brink of starvation by the end of 2020 as a result of the outbreak and its economic ramifications.www.nbcnews.com
So not lockdowns but COVID19Mr Johnson, from NHS England said: "What we were concerned to do, when the virus was increasing very rapidly in the population, was to make sure that we could get the right balance between the risk of catching the virus, and the risk of having people's cancer get worse.
Was for 2019
Has always been a concern and has been brought up plenty of times. I haven't seen anything recent about this.
Famine in as many as three dozen countries is "a very real and dangerous possibility" due to ongoing wars and conflicts, economic crises and natural disasters, World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley told the U.N. Security Council during a virtual briefing.
It's easy to connect all these things and simply blame lockdowns but the reality is lockdown did what it was supposed to especially in the UK.
If you look and listen now, there's a lot more hospital capacity. You don't see medical staff wearing plastic aprons and home made visors or cloth masks or sharing respirators. There's better treatments. It's just in a much stronger position now than in March.
Without lockdown (voluntary or mandated) it could have easily collapsed medical systems, which would have taken much longer to restore than 3 months.