Our incompetent leaders played down coronavirus to protect the economy

Our incompetent leaders played down coronavirus to protect the economy

Our incompetent leaders played down coronavirus to protect the economy

Six weeks ago, the government was given a stark warning that the nation faced a “very large epidemic with catastrophic consequences”. Only by imposing an immediate two-week “circuit breaker” lockdown could it hope to reduce the spread of coronavirus, the Sage group of scientific advisers told ministers.

By Miki