Britain's early handling of the coronavirus pandemic was one of the worst public health failures in UK history


So sayeth a report from the Commons science and technology committee.

“Groupthink”, evidence of British exceptionalism and a deliberately “slow and gradualist” approach meant the UK fared “significantly worse” than other countries, according to the 151-page “Coronavirus: lessons learned to date” report led by two former Conservative ministers.

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1 Epistemic status

Gut feeling

Given it's a report from the government, led by two former Tory ministers, seems pretty legit.

2 Elsewhere

2.1 In my garden

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