Where to now – Macca’s?

Where to now – Macca’s?

Prof Grant Schofield talks about coming out of lockdown and what the next steps are. Should we still be trying to eliminate an endemic virus? And why are we not talking about metabolic health? If we go back six weeks, we learnt that Covid-19 had spread outside of...
What are we seeking to optimise for?

What are we seeking to optimise for?

We are in a rapidly changing landscape. Dynamic would be an understatement. I think that the phrase, ‘In some decades we only move weeks, but in some weeks we move decades’, is absolutely appropriate for what we’re seeing with the Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s...
How deadly is COVID-19?

How deadly is COVID-19?

We need broader and more accurate testing, says Grant Schofield. I’ve been following the recent news with interest, particularly around the numbers of Covid-19 cases in different countries. In New Zealand, as most of you know, we’re in lockdown for four weeks,...
COVID-19: What is the denominator?

COVID-19: What is the denominator?

That is the question that I think we should all be thinking very carefully about when we’re thinking about COVID-19 and what it means for us. Exactly how dangerous is this thing? What does it mean for us? What should we do with the data we’re receiving and...