April 17 2020 12:22pm

Coronavirus outbreak: U.K. was too slow, 40,000 may die, says top epidemiologist

The U.K. was too slow to impose a nationwide lockdown and its COVID-19 death toll could reach 40,000, a leading health expert has told the government. Professor Anthony Costello, an expert in epidemiology at the UCL Institute for Global Health old the U.K.’s Health and Social Care Committee, “We have to face the reality. We were too slow with a number of things. We could see 40,000 deaths by the time it’s over.”

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