Letter the editor: Shutdown based on poor projection models
Last updated 4/23/2020 at 11:33am
I contend that Governor Inslee issued COVID-19 lockdown orders, which violated our civil liberties and destroyed the lives of millions of Washingtonians, based on bad data/projection models and unprecedented overreaction. The doomsday number of deaths has not materialized.
Too bad greater consideration wasn’t given to Stanford Professor Ioannidis’ March 17, 2020 Stat News Opinion Article in which he questioned the death projection models as grossly overstated, due to significantly understated total infection counts and overstated death counts. Professor Ioannidis, a Professor of Medicin...