Whitty: revising plan to ease England lockdown would ‘risk surge in virus’ – video
England’s chief medical officer has warned MPs that revising the government’s roadmap to emerge from lockdown sooner than planned would risk a more serious third wave of Covid infections.
Whitty told MPs on the Commons science and technology committee: “All the modelling suggests there is going to be a further surge that will find people either that have not been vaccinated, or where the vaccine has not worked.”
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- Whitty: revising plan to ease England lockdown would risk fresh Covid surge