FACT CHECK: No, There’s No ‘Drastic Revision’ In the Coronavirus Modeling

Telling your friend they’re about to be hit by a bus will usually force them out of the way. If they came up to you afterwards and said, “Hey, that bus didn’t hit me! You’re a liar!” you’d probably be pretty peeved. You’d probably also wish you hadn’t told them a bus was about to hit them. Enter the throngs of internet people, who today have seized on re-reporting and mis-reporting of comments made by Professor Neil Ferguson at the Imperial College London – one of the world’s leading authorities on the spread of the coronavirus. The Imperial model has