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Johnson's Covid policy a huge mistake

Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Photo: Times of Israel) Boris Johnson's populist approach to Covid-19 may be winning him friends in the tabloid media but isn't going down to well with either medical experts or Scotland's First Minister. Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance have already spoken out , in admitedly measured contributions, to explain why Boris Johnson's "living with Covid" strategy is short-sighted and ignores "standard public health advice". It was close as they will go to openly calling the proposals stupid, but they made it very clear that the scieitific evidence is suggesting an approach very different to the one Johnson is bent on pursuing. The UK government is more interested in the country living with Johnson than it is in the how it lives safely with Covid. But opposition has also come from within political circles, with Nicola Sturgeon understandably frustrated that Johnson's decision to axe free Covid tests impacts on th

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