“When a tsunami is coming towards you, ‘wait and see’ is not a wise policy… Tier 4 measures not going to be adequate” says leading government scientific adviser
Prof Stephen Reicher, a member of the government’s ‘SAGE’ scientific advisory group, has made a shocking revelation on Sky News this evening. Revealing a statistic that neither the government nor the media have previously disclosed, Reicher said that one in four Londoners tested for the coronavirus test positive for the virus.
And he added that, by World Health Organisation standards, any more than one in twenty is considered ‘out of control’:
Reicher damned Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer’s determination to keep schools open – which has lapsed only today after months of warnings from unions and scientists – when he said that:
When a tsunami is coming towards you, ‘wait and see’ is not a wise policy.
And he warned that the government has let things go so far out of control that merely extending Tier 4 restrictions across the whole of England, as Johnson is expected to do tonight, is not going to stop the growth of the current wave of infections.
Yet again, Boris Johnson’s inaction and arrogance are costing tens of thousands of needless deaths, while other countries look at the UK as the example of how not to respond.
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