U.K.’s Johnson Wants Current Lockdown to ‘Be the Last’

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Feb.15 — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will announce plans to lift national pandemic restrictions on socializing, shopping and traveling to work, including where possible target dates for when the curbs will be eased. He also says one of the attractive ideas for dealing with future pandemics is a proposal for a global treaty where signatory countries would share all the data they have on outbreaks. He spoke at a news conference from 10 Downing Street on Monday. (Excerpts)

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During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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