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The SAGE group of experts suggests “a basket of measures” which could keep COVID-19 under control if enacted early enough by the government.
Tax rises to pay for the NHS recovery could have focused on those who have profited from the pandemic. Instead, by bundling together NHS and social care costs, the two services are likely to be at odds with each other.
185 deaths due to Covid-19 and 26,628 new coronavirus infections reported in 24 hours in the UK. In the last 7 days, 230,783 coronavirus infections and 963 deaths – on average 138 deaths each day. If this was to be the “new normal”, we would have 50,214 deaths annually. Is it not time for Plan B?
“Your government has taken away every mitigation that kept my husband safe. Young adolescents not being vaccinated impacts the entire population, including people like my husband.”
Making schools safer isn’t about personal choice, it is about public health and caring for each other.