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29 October 2021updated 14 Jun 2023 10:23am

Devi Sridhar: The UK needs plan B to avoid another Covid-19 lockdown

The public health expert and Edinburgh professor on why Britain needs to urgently change course on Covid-19.

By George Eaton and Phil Clarke Hill

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic there have been few more prominent voices than Devi Sridhar, professor of global public health at Edinburgh University and author of the forthcoming Preventable: The Politics of Pandemics and How to Stop the Next One.

In this video interview, as hospitalisations and deaths surge in the UK, we discuss what Britain needs to do to avoid another lockdown, whether the NHS has already been overwhelmed and how governments should prepare for future pandemics.

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