October 21, 2020

The split between science and politics

“Following the science” was a phrase we heard a lot of earlier in the year. It’s what, we were repeatedly told, the government at Westminster was doing.

The critical moment in recent weeks can be traced back to 21 September, when Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK’s chief scientific adviser and Prof Chris Whitty, the UK’s chief medical adviser, warned of the need for immediate action.

Read more – BBC (19/10/20)

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