LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must learn to live with COVID-19 as it could be with us forever, well being minister Sajid Javid mentioned on Thursday, including that Britain was shifting forward of different international locations as the federal government lifted coronavirus measures.
“We want to learn to live with it. Sadly folks die of flu as effectively: in a nasty flu 12 months you possibly can sadly lose about 20,000 lives, however we do not shut down our total nation,” Javid instructed Sky News.
“COVID will not be going away. It’s going to be with us for a lot of, a few years, maybe forever, and now we have to learn to live with it… I feel we’re main Europe within the transition from pandemic to endemic and we’re main the way in which in exhibiting the world how one can live with COVID.”
(Reporting by Kate Holton, writing by Alistair Smout)