Devi Sridhar: “The longer the UK delays lockdown, the longer it will last”

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“In the West, in general, we went into a late lockdown and therefore it was a long lockdown. We spent weeks debating whether testing mattered, then we got testing up and running but the test and trace system was still not fully functional. We’ve gone in circles over how serious the virus is. I don’t think those debates happened in the countries that really locked down.”

New Statesman article



** This post was originally published on October 31, 2020 **