Even after a dire warning of 250,000 deaths under business as usual, the nation was not put into lockdown.
Scientists for EU“Despite the recent surge, those early delays mean Britain has conducted just 10.13 tests per 1000 people, the lowest rate in western Europe. Italy's rate is 32.73, Ireland's is 31 and Germany's is 30.4.”
The island nation chose strict lockdowns and austerity. What’s next?
Scientists for EUNew Zealand has ‘effectively eliminated’ coronavirus.
"While governments worldwide have vacillated on how to respond and ensuing cases of the virus have soared, New Zealand has set an uncompromising, science-driven example."
A German company working with US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has begun human trials of a potential Covid-19 vaccine
Scientists for EU"A German company working with US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has begun human trials of a potential Covid-19 vaccine that could supply millions by the end of the year, according to the two firms."
Tell Boris Johnson: Focus on the Coronavirus Crisis.
Scientists for EUThis government is clearly incapable of handling the Covid-19 crisis & simultaneously running already time-pressed Brexit negotiations.
Not to extend the Brexit deadline would leave them with no time to agree anything real.
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DOWNING Street and the Department of Health are locked in a row over post-Brexit access to an EU pandemic warning system in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Scientists for EUDept of Health wanted to retain membership of the EU's Early Warning and Response System (EWRS) to help prevent future pandemics – but Number 10 said no, for Brexit negotiating reasons.
Brexit disables UK science & health on many fronts. #Coronavirus
Britain’s man in Singapore says the country’s leaders wonder what happened to ‘the nation they admired for stability, common sense, tolerance and realism.’
Scientists for EUBritish high commissioner to Singapore: "The nation they admired for stability, common sense, tolerance & realism grounded in fact, they see beset by division, obsessed with ideology, careless of the truth... I fear many around the world share their view."
Signs that European customers are "abandoning" UK firms are starting to show after British manufacturing recorded the steepest downturn in almost three years. Following an early Brexit stockpiling boom at the start of the year May
Scientists for EU"There is now growing evidnce of European companies abandoning UK supply chains...It would be the height of economic lunacy to take the UK out of the EU with no deal in place"
UK manufacturing indstry expresses deep concern as Brexit uncertainty continues.
The 122 signatories warned that Brexit will threaten peace and friendship in Europe
Scientists for EU"Politicians trying to force us out of the EU w/out going back to the people are cowards, not leaders. They have no mandate & no right to behave this way. Those of us who fought for democracy are demanding a democratic People’s Vote to hold them to account"
The Welsh government has changed position on Brexit and will now be campaigning for the UK to stay in the EU.
Scientists for EUThe Welsh government has shifted its stance on Brexit and says it will now officially campaign for the UK to stay in the EU.
The realities of leaving the EU have become all too clear, and 'public opinion has shifted towards Remain' says minister.
Trump's probably unaware the health service is close to a national religion
Scientists for EU"Donald Trump demanding the NHS must be on the table in any British-US trade talks sharpens the Brexit choice."
With the UK out of Europe, US president will exploit Britain's desperation for a Transatlantic trade deal with the NHS very much in his sights.