Dr John Lee

The dangers of a COVID ‘elimination’ policy

Having unattainable ambitions can be expensive

By Dr John Lee

Europe

The coronavirus immunity riddle

Our bodies’ defenses work in ways we still don’t understand

By Dr John Lee

Science isn’t meant to ‘follow the science’

Modelling is no substitute for quality data and research

By Dr John Lee

Europe

Science, doubt and the second wave of COVID

What most people do is take a position and then accumulate evidence and reasoning to justify that position

By Dr John Lee

Europe

The way ‘COVID deaths’ are being counted is a scandal

We have no idea how many lives have really been lost to the disease

By Dr John Lee

Europe

Ten reasons to end the lockdown now

Lockdown is impairing our ability to live with the effects of this virus, while not changing the long game

By Dr John Lee

Do face masks work?

Coronavirus is not a reason for us to accept arbitrary impositions or abandon our traditions of rational discourse

By Dr John Lee

To understand COVID we need evidence, skepticism — and vigorous debate

Without a robust debate and constant interrogation of evidence, there’s a greater chance of big mistakes being made

By Dr John Lee

Europe

How to understand — and report — figures for ‘COVID deaths’

Nuance is crucial — not just in understanding the disease, but for understanding the burden it might place on health services in coming days

By Dr John Lee

Europe

How deadly is the coronavirus? It’s still far from clear

There is room for different interpretations of the data

By Dr John Lee

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