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WHO warns of ‘epidemiological stupidity’ of early Covid reopening

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Mike Ryan issues warning over letting people catch Covid earlier as England prepares for ‘big bang’ reopening

As England moves towards an anticipated “big bang” lifting of coronavirus restrictions on 19 July, a senior World Health Organization official has warned countries to lift their Covid-19 restrictions slowly so as “not to lose the gains that [they] have made”.

The comments from the UN global health body’s head of emergencies, Mike Ryan, were not aimed directly at Boris Johnson’s much-trumpeted reopening. However, they will be interpreted as grist to the mill of those health experts who have been arguing that England is moving too fast at a time when infections are surging.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/2VjilhV
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