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Covid: UK start to pandemic worst public health failure ever, MPs say

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Whitewavemark2 Tue 12-Oct-21 07:35:17

It isn’t just headlines is it?

It is a Dad who died.

It is a Mum who died leaving tiny children.

It is a child who died leaving devastated parents.

And thousands more.

How many would still be with us but for this government’s actions.

Oh well, we are all dead in the long run I suppose.

Kandinsky Tue 12-Oct-21 07:29:58

Just for balance;

But the report highlights successes too, including the vaccination rollout

It described the whole approach to vaccination - from the research and development through to the rollout of the jabs - as "one of the most effective initiatives in UK history

Katie59 Tue 12-Oct-21 07:26:24

He’ll just brush it off saying “we followed scientific advice”.
It would have been better to lock down in the way Australia did, but was that practical with the tens of thousands returning each week.

MaizieD Tue 12-Oct-21 07:10:34

Just in case people are puzzled as to why Boris the Beloved is constantly being criticised.

The Select Committee report on the the government's handling of the covid pandemic out today (well, yesterday really)

I expect that's why he's gone on holiday. Hoping the flack will have died down before he gets back.