Video: Is There a Second Wave? The Lockdown, Ireland, Statement of WHO COVID-19 Expert

In this Spectator report, the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) states the need to combat the virus while restoring economic activity.

The Irish government dismissed the recommendations of the medical experts who are calling for restoring the lockdown. 

Recent developments in England and Scotland are reviewed.


Andrew Neil is joined by David Nabarro, World Health Organization special envoy for Covid-19; Andy Preston, mayor of Middlesbrough; Pat Leahy, political editor of the Irish Times; and a team of Spectator journalists.

In this week’s episode, we cover:

  • Ireland’s decision to ignore the science (01:42)
  • The WHO’s response to coronavirus (15:00)
  • Local lockdowns (26:52)
  • The vice presidential debate (44:50)


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Articles by: Andrew Neil, David Nabarro, and et al.

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