UK government: 50,000 annual COVID-19 deaths are “acceptable” – World Socialist Web Site

Britain’s i newspaper has revealed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has conducted “a cost-benefit analysis” to determine whether “saving lives” through further lockdowns can be justified based on the “effect of deaths on the UK economy.”Two government advisors told the i that closed-door discussion had established an “acceptable level of Covid-19 deaths” at around 1,000 deaths a week.

Source: UK government: 50,000 annual COVID-19 deaths are “acceptable” – World Socialist Web Site

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