The UK’s death rate from Covid-19 is currently the second highest in the world, and the largest in Europe*, so what went wrong? Ian Harvey – Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at UEA says if the government had locked down 10 days earlier tens of thousands of lives could have been saved. Politics at the Edge is hosted by Clare Precey and Alan Finlayson. It is produced by the University of East Anglia and is supported by the UEA’s Engagement and Innovation Fund. For more visit out website ueapolitics.org.
*(Source: Statistica https://www.statista.com/statistics/1105235/coronavirus-2019ncov-cases-recoveries-deaths-most-affected-countries-worldwide/ Accessed 2/6/20)