UK Government Covid-19 Response
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A case study in the art of planting seeds and setting traps. This was as much about the future of Dominic Cummings – who can’t pull the trigger but can help direct the gun – as it was about the government’s response to COVID.
The government has finally designated B1617.2 (the “Indian variant”) a Variant of Concern (VOC). The release of the information that the risk to the public is “high” appears to have been delayed because of the elections.
Is more testing really the best way to achieve our aim of living safely with COVID-19? We need to recognise that our overall goal is more complex than just trying to drive down the number of coronavirus positive test results.
Act quickly, act decisively, trust people, communicate clearly, tackle inequality and be prepared.
Why South Korea and Ghana have fared better than the UK, Brazil and India... A government’s handling of the pandemic was embedded in existing patterns of leadership.
The UK government has announced a four stage plan for ending COVID-19 restrictions.