Professor Jay Bhattacharya of Stanford University in the United States analysed Jacinda Ardern’s ‘Zero COVID’ policy.
The opinion published in Spiked concluded that the Ardern government’s approach to the pandemic and vaccination was ‘immoral, incoherent and a grand failure.’
The article claimed the government’s delay in obtaining and rolling-out the vaccines was a critical failure, as was it’s policy to jab everyone (for herd immunity), rather than focus vaccination only on those who were vulnerable, such as the elderly. The proper approach, according to Bhattacharya, was that contained in The Great Barrington Declaration.
DTNZ first reported on the declaration in December 2021.
Professor Bhattacharya MD, PhD, is an epidemiologist, health economist, and professor at Stanford University School of Medicine.
“Ultimately, New Zealand’s Zero Covid strategy was immoral, incoherent and a grand failure.”
— Philip Wilkinson (@DrPhilWilkinson) August 9, 2022
Stanford Professor of Medicine Dr Jay Bhattacharya:
“New Zealand’s Zero Covid strategy was immoral, incoherent and a grand failure”.
“Yeah, but a National MP punched a 13-year-old, 22 years ago, when he was 16… so I’ll be voting Labour again”#nzpol
— AnDrEW DaViS (@DavisAndrew88) August 9, 2022
"Ultimately, New Zealand’s Zero Covid strategy was immoral, incoherent and a grand failure." https://t.co/CLodMwQnt2
— Dieuwe de Boer (@rightmindsnz) August 8, 2022
All New Zealand’s Zero Covid strat did was fuck the economy into oblivion. Firing those who didn't abide to the immoral mandates and create a two tier class system.
— Off White milk (@OffWhitemilk1) August 9, 2022
It's trending because the people are sick of the tyranny of Ardern & the majority of us want her & Labour accountable for the absolute shambles they've dragged us into.
"New Zealand's Zero Covid strategy was immoral, incoherent and a grand failure."https://t.co/pgeuRtvpEO
— GT@goodtimes (@redhottimes) August 9, 2022