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British Scientists Say UK Govt Plan To Abandon Covid-19 Restricitons "Dangerous & Unethical"

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Letter published in The Lancet, medical journal

More than 120 scientists say the UK government's plans to abandon all Covid-19 restrictions, in England, is a "dangerous and unethical experiment".

In a letter published in The Lancet, they warn any strategy that tolerates high levels of infection is "illogical".

The British government says the link between hospitalisations and deaths has been "severely weakened".

But epidemiologist, Dr Deepti Gurdasani the letter's author. says now isn't the right time to scrap all measures:

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