● [WATCH] What Is The Actual COVID Fatality Rate in California?
● Physicians: The Truth about Cornoavirus–Lockdowns Dangerous, Deadly
"We have moved beyond facts and now the COVID response sits squarely in fantasy territory ... The numbers do not in the least match our response and every day it becomes more clear that Gov. Gavin Newsom has given up on pretending he even cares that most of us know he is lying. That sweet, sweet dictator nectar is just too hard to resist."
● California Doctor Says ‘Unprecedented’ Number Of Suicides Are Outpacing Coronavirus Deaths | The Daily Caller
The millions of casualties of a continued shutdown will be hiding in plain sight, but they will be called alcoholism, homelessness, suicide, heart attack, stroke, or kidney failure. In youths it will be called financial instability, unemployment, despair, drug addiction, unplanned pregnancies, poverty, and abuse..
● Lockdown May Cause “Despair Deaths” From Suicide, Drug, and Alcohol Abuse Says Study
[redstate.com - May 8, 2020]
Doctors at a California hospital are reporting more deaths by suicide than coronavirus during the stay-at-home orders, and one doctor is calling the influx of suicide deaths “unprecedented,” according to ABC 7.
● USA: in hospitals, the utilitarian principle threatens the elderly and the disabled | AgenSIR
[agensir.it - 29 April 2020 ]
Deaths of despair
While the Coronavirus has taken thousands of lives, doctors are now warning that if this lockdown continues we could be facing thousands more thanks to depression and hopelessness.
CBS News reported that a new study showed deaths can range well into 75,000 from things like suicide or drug and alcohol abuse:
● Fact check: Is Italy ignoring elderly coronavirus patients? (Yes):: WRAL.com
[wral.com - March 20, 2020 ]
«Camosy mentioned the fact that Spanish hospitals, for example, have refused to treat people over 65 years of age and fears that “sheer utilitarianism, a prevailing concept in Western medicine and ethics, may become a code of conduct in blatant violation of civil rights, notably those of the elderly.”
… The New England Journal of Medicine stated that this form of health rationing “is often better tolerated if done in silence.” This is also one of the reasons why doctors and nurses have been cautioned against granting interviews, on penalty of dismissal.»
The example from Italy:
« with the exceptional situation presented by the coronavirus in Italy, special guidelines were developed for Italian health care professionals dealing with COVID-19.
By mid March, news organizations had already reported on how Italian doctors were being forced to choose which patients to treat – with the elderly getting a lower priority.
"There are now simply too many patients for each one of them to receive adequate care," The Atlantic reported. …
… guidelines that had been established by medical doctors from the Italian College of Anesthesia, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care:
The Atlantic also reported that COVID-19 guidelines that had been established by medical doctors from the Italian College of Anesthesia, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care:
"Informed by the principle of maximizing benefits for the largest number," the guidelines suggest that "the allocation criteria need to guarantee that those patients with the highest chance of therapeutic success will retain access to intensive care. ... It may become necessary to establish an age limit for access to intensive care."
The Times also reported that Giorgo Gori, mayor of Bergamo, in Lombardy, Italy’s worst affected region, said that, in some cases, the gap between resources and the enormous influx of patients "forced the doctors to decide not to intubate some very old patients," essentially leaving them to die. »
● Five ways coronavirus lockdowns increase inequality
[theconversation.com - April 8, 2020 .]
The worst effects of social distancing will undoubtedly be felt by the young, the poor and the socially disadvantaged. Here are five key ways how.