In a story about how Boris Johnson stopped following the science, this paragraph made me physically gasp. How many people will die before spring and he 'comes into his own'?!
No 10's unhealthy battle with scientists
A call to arms unheeded: how No 10's relationship with its scientists broke down: 'The rupture in the consensus for tackling coronavirus began a month ago as Boris Johnson tried to placate lockdown sceptics'
Informative piece on the 21 Sept SAGE meeting, Johnson's decision not to follow their advice & the subsequent alarm of scientists. 'described the measures [the government adopted] as "the worst of all worlds".'👇 2/2
Deep dive into the increased distancing between Covid science/politics in UK: 📢 using more direct language in briefings ⁉️ decisions being made by "Covid operations committee" 🤝 political 'fudge' (aka compromise) not credible in this context?
A call to arms unheeded: how No 10's relationship with its scientists broke down