COVID-19 & Restrictions
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“Time to remove all protective measures” is a lot harder to sell than “Time to remove all restrictions”, but it is the truth millions of people are experiencing every day. Language matters, a health expert explains.
The views of experts and health professionals on whether the government is right to stop free COVID testing, on the vaccination of children aged 5-11, the end of face mask requirement, and on the lifting of COVID self-isolation after a positive test.
Removing ways of tracking and preventing the spread of COVID will lead to more disruption and ill health. The outcome of going “back to normal” is that millions of people will catch COVID each year.
Drawing on the latest performance, COVID data, and recent intelligence fed to him by trust leaders, Chris Hopson, CEO of NHS Providers, explains where the NHS is up to and why the government must be ready to introduce new restrictions at pace if they’re needed.
The libertarian Tory MPs’ revolt over new public health restrictions comes in stark contrast to their support of other draconian laws that violate human rights. We have rights by virtue of the fact that we are human, not simply because we are good citizens.
Cases are high in people over 60, who are far more likely to develop severe COVID and need hospital treatment.