Connect with us

National

‘Half-measures don’t work’: Lockdown no longer a dirty word in COVID-weary Europe – ABC News

After a summer of excess, European countries are turning to strict national lockdowns in an effort to stop the fast-rising tide of coronavirus cases sweeping the…

Published

on

post featured image

When German bombs started falling on London in 1940, Winston Churchill’s advisers predicted most people would flee their homes.
Key points:

  • After a summer of excess, many European countries are now being forced to lockdown over rising COVID-19 cases
  • France, Germany, Ireland and Wales have all enforced national lockdowns
  • Other countries have resisted national lockdowns, with England instead imposing regional restrictions

They were wrong.
“What they discovered is that people preferred to be at home,”…

Click here to view the original article.