Time to embrace uncertainty

How small would the risk of excessive deaths from COVID need to be, before you personally would feel comfortable with lockdown restrictions being reduced? Present discussions have focused on a date to reduce or end restrictions, provoking the understandable answer of ‘it depends.’ There is an equally understandable desire to prevent avoidable risks to the NHS and to public wellbeing, especially with the mass rollout of vaccines giving the impression that we are on the home straight.

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Is morning coming?

“Good night then: sleep to gather strength for the morning. For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.”

Winston Churchill, speech to the French people 21st October 1940
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