March 7, 2021

Leading scientist says UK has failed to act quickly against the COVID-19 epidemic

A leading UK scientist who worked on the Astrogenega / Oxford vaccine has criticized the British government’s handling of the COVID-19 epidemic in the early stages of the eruption. Sarah Gilbert, who led the team behind the Astrogenega / Oxford vaccine, said the United Kingdom had failed to heed warnings until too late for the outbreak, and that lessons had not yet been learned in some cases. Professor Gilbert, while talking to the Observer, acknowledged the government’s attempt to set up a vaccine production center, but said it would have been better if it had been operational by 2020 and that it would not be operational until late 2021. It’s too late.

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Professor Gilbert also pointed out how the government had failed to heed warnings about ‘Disease X’, which the World Health Organization (WHO) had long warned against. Professor Gilbert also spoke about how everyone is still talking about the dangers of aerial viruses when it was already clear that the corona virus spread through the air after the MERS outbreak in 2015. The UK government is moving towards vaccinating 15 million people by February 15.

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UK vaccine driver

The vaccination drive in the United Kingdom currently has more than 14 million people vaccinated. The UK government wants to vaccinate 15 million people by mid-February, so it may begin to loosen restrictions in the country in early March, as vaccines have at least 15 days to boost immunity. More than 4 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the UK so far, including more than 116,000 deaths.

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The UK is currently witnessing a second wave of fuel being fueled by a new strain of the COVID-19 virus. As of February 12, more than 14,000 new cases and more than 750 new deaths had been reported in the UK. The UK has now peaked at registering more than 50,000 new cases and now 15,000 cases a day. However, the infection rate is still high compared to some of the countries on the list of most affected countries.

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