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How will vaccines affect the length of England’s lockdown?

Posted on 11 January 2021

Peter Sivey and James Gaughan write for The Conversation

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England has gone into a tough lockdown to halt spiralling COVID-19 hospitalisations and relieve pressure on its health system. The prime minister, Boris Johnson, has said the new lockdown will last at least seven weeks, but it’s safe to assume that, with many hospitals near capacity, it will stay in place as long as is needed to suppress the threat of the NHS being overwhelmed. Read More