the Uk must prepare for the biggest health crisis in 100 years.
So clear is the conclusion of a newly published document from a team of corona-experts from London Imperial College. They warn on Tuesday the british government, to the current epidemic, which is raging all over the world, is 'a serious' threat to the country's citizens.
The calls, therefore, prime minister Boris Johnson and his cabinet to shut the country down in 18 months instead of the current afblødningsstrategi, which the british are experiencing in these days.
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Britain's health minister Chris Whitty on the way to a meeting with Boris Johnson in 10 Downing Street on Monday on the fight against coronaviruses. Photo: Henry Nicholls/Ritzau Scanpix
the uk government Continues the its afblødningsstrategi, shows the mathematical udregningsmodeller according to experts, up to 250.000 britere can lose their lives as a result of coronavirussen. It writes Sky News.
Experts see a total shutdown for the 'only sensible decision at this time, if the virus must be fought - even if it will hit the economy hard.
'Many countries have already taken these measures, but even countries are at an earlier stage (of outbreak, red.) must do the same immediately,' they write in the document, as Sky News has gained access to.
on Monday tightened Boris Johnson, otherwise the rhetoric. He warned her of his countrymen against going to pubs, restaurants, and only move outside if necessary.
at the same time, confirms the minister of health, that it is likely to virusepidemien can last for several months'. It writes Sky News also on Tuesday.
England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer has duties to Sky News it is "entirely plausible" that the coronavirus pandemic could go on "for many months" adding that he trusts the British public to take the government's advice "seriously"— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) March 17, 2020
The German economy minister, Peter Altmaier expects in return, that one can have the outbreak of the coronavirus under the control of the far lot.
He says to the tv station RTL that he expects corona-the crisis will last until the end of may. It writes Reuters.
- I expect that we will feel the consequences throughout april and throughout the month of may, he says, and adds:
- So I would not advise anyone to bet on that it is over in a matter of eight days.
the Uk has recorded 1553 cases, while for Germany now stands at 7272 infected.