At a time when the government wants to instil confidence in their information and expertise, the COVID Alert Levels simply make the situation worse by adding to the confusion and inconsistency of their “led by science” messages. []

Here is a powerful thread by Dr Philip Skiba that deserves the widest readership. Although his words refer to how the United States are exiting the Covid-19 lockdown, his message absolutely applies to the United Kingtom too. []