Professor Trish Greenhalgh
Total 7 Posts
Without an adequate plan, the UK will be stuck in a cycle of rising deaths and measures introduced too late to counter them.
Governments in the west repeatedly failed the public when it came to masks.
Protecting people’s health and stimulating economic recovery are one goal, not competing aims.
Look back in anger – and forward with better policies. It is high time the UK Government introduced measures to acknowledge the evidence on the airborne nature of the coronavirus to prevent a catastrophic third wave.
We should be thinking about airborne transmission of coronavirus. Perhaps the UK should follow France and require people who are jogging or cycling to wear masks if they are unable to maintain a physical distance from pedestrians.
David Nicholl has been asking legitimate questions. It is the government’s urgent duty to answer them, say Martin McKee and Trish Greenhalgh.