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World Fact-check: Does the WHO Now Agree With Donald Trump on Ending Lockdowns?

13:33  13 october  2020
13:33  13 october  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

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President Donald Trump has claimed the World Health Organization (WHO) has "admitted" that his anti-lockdown stance amid the COVID-19 pandemic was correct, stating the measures are "killing countries all over the world."

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump is pictured at a 2020 election rally at Orlando Sanford International Airport in Sanford, Florida, October 12, 2020. The president has claimed the WHO has adopted his stance on lockdowns. © SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump is pictured at a 2020 election rally at Orlando Sanford International Airport in Sanford, Florida, October 12, 2020. The president has claimed the WHO has adopted his stance on lockdowns.

"The World Health Organization just admitted that I was right," he tweeted Monday. "Lockdowns are killing countries all over the world. The cure cannot be worse than the problem itself. Open up your states, Democrat governors. Open up New York. A long battle, but they finally did the right thing!"

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You can’t do that,” Trump said. Trump slammed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for saying in August he would seek to re-impose harsh “The only time we believe a lockdown is justified is to buy you time to reorganize, regroup, rebalance your resources, protect your health workers who

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It was not clear what the president was referring to in his tweet. Newsweek has contacted the White House for comment.

Unlike many other countries, the U.S. did not have a mandated national lockdown. Instead, the White House issued guidance for preventing the spread of the virus for 15 days, later extended to 30. This included advising individuals to stay home if they were sick, vulnerable or living with someone who had tested positive.

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'We don 't want to go down that extreme route right now .' Mr Johnson said he could not support the other side of the argument, of not having measures to They told a briefing in Downing Street that the number of patients in hospital was now higher than before the blanket lockdown was imposed in

Americans were also encouraged to avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people, practice personal hygiene, use pick-up or delivery services instead of going to restaurants or bars, working from home when possible, and to follow guidance from state and local authorities.

Is it true that WHO "admitted" Trump was right on lockdowns?

The president's tweet followed news reports in recent days that David Nabarro, a special envoy for the WHO director general, had spoken out against lockdowns.

Some news outlets reported remarks by Nabarro in an interview with Spectator TV on Thursday to suggest the WHO itself had reversed a pro-lockdown stance. But that is not the case.

On Monday, before Trump sent his tweet, Nabarro told Newsweek via email that his words were taken out of context.

As was reported by various outlets, Nabarro did tell Spectator TV: "We in the World Health Organization do not advocate lockdowns as the primary means of control of this virus" and "we really do appeal to world leaders, stop using lockdown as your primary control method."

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But Nabarro made the comments after Spectator TV host Andrew Neil asked him to elaborate on what the special envoy had described as a "middle way" of dealing with the virus. Neil also asked whether lockdowns were still the way forward for countries now that more is known about the virus, and it appears rarely fatal for young people.

Nabarro said a number of approaches are needed to ensure there is a robust defence to quickly suppress outbreaks if there is an uptick in cases.

The "backbone to controlling this kind of thing is always testing, contact tracing and isolation," at a local level, he said. The second is dealing with small spikes locally, and ensuring the public is on side and practicing disease prevention measures such as physical distancing.

East Asian countries have been relatively successful in this, as well as Germany and Canada, Nabarro said. "That's the approach that we believe should be adopted."

"We think lockdowns only serve one purpose, and that is to give a bit of breathing space to stop everything, the virus stops moving, and while you've got that breathing space you should be really building your testing, building up your contact tracing, build up your local organization, so that as you release lockdown you're bound to get more cases but you can deal with it really really elegantly," he said.

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"We really do appeal to world leaders, stop using lockdown as your primary control method. Develop better systems, for doing it, work together and learn from each other, but remember lockdowns just have one consequence you must never ever belittle and that is making poor people and awful lot poorer."

Over the course of the pandemic, the U.S. has struggled with some of these aspects, including mass testing.

WHO officials have said throughout the pandemic that lockdowns should not be the only approach taken by countries to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement emailed to Newsweek, a spokesperson said: "WHO has consistently said that measures to control COVID-19 depend on local risk assessments. National lockdowns shouldn't be the default control measure, but movement restrictions may be among a range of measures governments can consider in certain geographical areas.

"We should implement the range public health measures that we know are effective for preventing transmission, including hand and respiratory hygiene, physical distancing, mask wearing, staying home if you're sick, etc. as well as having robust systems for testing, isolating, tracing and quarantining contacts, etc."

What have other WHO officials said?

Nabarro's comments mirror those made by WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in March. At a press conference on March 25, he said many countries had introduced lockdown measures at "significant social and economic cost" and were assessing when and how to ease the measures.

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Their decisions would depend on how they used the time bought by lockdowns to implement other approaches to prevent the spread of disease, he said.

"On their own these measures will not extinguish epidemic," he said. "The point of these actions is to enable the more precise and targeted measures that are needed to stop transmission and save lives."

In April, Tedros reiterated the points, saying lockdowns can "help to take the heat" from a country's epidemic, but they would not stop the spread entirely. He said testing, tracing and isolating were key elements to ending the pandemic.

At a press conference on Monday, Tedros addressed the idea of herd immunity, or letting the virus spread unchecked in a population without a vaccine, stating that it has never been used in the history of public health and would allow for "unnecessary infections, suffering and death."

He said countries do not need to choose between "between letting the virus run free and shutting down our societies."

"Persist with the same tools that we have been advocating since day one," he said.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wearing glasses and a suit and tie: WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference on July 3, 2020 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva. Tedros said that aiming for herd immunity without a vaccine would allow for © FABRICE COFFRINI/POOL/AFP via Getty Images WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference on July 3, 2020 at the WHO headquarters in Geneva. Tedros said that aiming for herd immunity without a vaccine would allow for "unnecessary infections, suffering and death." FABRICE COFFRINI/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Do lockdowns work?

Professor Dame Anne Johnson vice president at the Academy of Medical Sciences, told Newsweek on Monday lockdowns "undoubtedly" have been shown to "dramatically suppress the amount of transmission."

She said: "I think the problem is that we're seeing this kind of polarization between almost lockdown or let it go, just let it go."

One study published in the journal Science in April found that steps taken by China in the first 50 days of the COVID-19 pandemic likely prevented 700,000 from catching the virus. And a model by Columbia University released in May found 54,000 fewer people in the U.S. would have died if from March 1 the country had brought in social distancing measures and locked down metropolitan regions.

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