A thread on how @DailyMailUK has used fake/misleading charts to twist facts.

FAO:
@RossjournoClark = the "journalist"
@MichaelYeadon3 = the contrarian
@ClareCraigPath = the acolyte

1/...
…Firstly @DailyMailUK is using a fake chart to obfuscate excess deaths.
5 year max & mins should be much closer together.

Week 45 is 1,481 in excess

Fake, with corrections True HT @gordonrlove1
↙️ ↘️

2/…
...Secondly this chart has been twisted beyond breaking point.

The chart even says "later figures are likely to be revised up"!

Total occupied capacity is at the 2019 level already, before winter flu has even arrived!

A slow bus crash over a cliff is still fatal!!

3/…
...Lastly.

This chart of winter scenarios neglects to mention the models were prepared assuming no new mitigations were going to be in place. Pre-lockdown.
Worst case scenarios.

And 400 deaths a day have been twisted to look insignificant.

They aren't. They matter.

/end.

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