The College Fix thecollegefix.com 07 Jan, 2021 00:30 am

University of California infectious disease specialist denounces unscientific lockdown extension

University of California infectious disease specialist denounces unscientific lockdown extension
We never reached those hospitalizations or ICU capacity concerns.'

But San Francisco’s indefinite extension of its stay-at-home and 10-day quarantine orders prompted a University of California-San Francisco infectious disease specialist to speak out.It may actually increase the spread of the novel coronavirus because more people will gather indoors, where scientists have long known the threat of infection is highest, Monica Gandhi, medical director of the HIV Clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, told CBS San Francisco.“And then to continue it indefinitely, as kind of our New Year’s present to San Francisco, didn’t make sense to me.” from the indefinite extension of COVID-19 restrictions.

p p ‘We never reached those hospitalizations or ICU capacity concerns’ Few university medical researchers have been willing to challenge lockdown orders from their mayors and governors.Mayor London Breed’s order is not data-driven and is likely to backfire with the public, she said: “We never reached those hospitalizations or ICU capacity concerns that the state had set as metrics for this degree of shutdown,” she said.

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