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Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Whitty: revising plan to ease England lockdown would ‘risk surge in virus'” – below is their description.
England’s chief medical officer has warned MPs that revising the government’s roadmap to emerge from lockdown sooner than planned would risk a more serious third wave of Covid infections.
Whitty told MPs on the Commons science and technology committee: “All the modelling suggests there is going to be a further surge that will find people either that have not been vaccinated, or where the vaccine has not worked.”
Whitty tells MPs situation could ‘turn bad very fast’ if lockdown easing rushed
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