Covid deaths: ‘Hard to compute sorrow’ of 100,000 milestone – PM


Prof Neil Ferguson told BBC Radio 4’s PM programme: “Had we acted both earlier and with greater stringency back in September when we first saw case numbers going up, and had a policy of keeping case numbers at a reasonably low levels, then I think a lot of the deaths we’ve seen, not all by any means, but a lot of the deaths we’ve seen in the last four or five months, could have been avoided.”