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Matt Hancock said the UK’s pandemic planning was wrong and focused on the consequences rather than the prevention of COVID-19, and failed to recognise the similarities between COVID-19 and SARS.
A former official said the UK Government neglected its pandemic preparedness due to its obsession with Brexit, adding that the government did not plan for lockdowns, social support, or PPE, and ignored the health inequalities and vulnerabilities of the poor and ethnic minorities.
The world has mentally moved on from the pandemic, but the ramifications are still widespread. And there’s a lot we can learn.
China’s Zero COVID policy is being criticised as a means of legitimising the abandonment of public health in the West.
COVID inquiry: the UK government’s pandemic response was often not ‘guided by the science’ – yet now scientists are under fire5 min read
An ongoing narrative seeks to shift the blame away from the government for mismanagement of the pandemic, by depicting it as beholden to all-powerful scientists.
In the two years since COVID was declared a pandemic, vaccines and treatments have been rapidly developed – yet millions worldwide have died.