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Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists

Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists BMJ 2020;368:m1204 doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1204 (Published 24 March 2020) Page 1 of 1 News NEWS Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists Gareth Iacobucci The BMJ Medical leaders and scientists have backed the UK government’s Reacting to the latest measures, the BMA’s chair of council, decision to impose stringent new restrictions on people’s Chaand Nagpaul, said, “The government has issued a very movement to combat the spread of covid-19. simple instruction—that people must stay at home—and it is absolutely crucial that they follow this. This is about saving The prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced new nationwide lives, protecting the most vulnerable in society, and ensuring restrictions on Monday 23 March, telling residents they must that our NHS can cope and care for patients. Healthcare workers leave their home only to travel to work where “absolutely need everyone to help to battle this virus and save lives.” necessary,” to shop for essential items, to exercise once a day, and to access medical care. Shops selling non-essential goods Robert Lechler, president of the Academy of Medical Sciences, were told to close immediately. said he was “fully supportive” of the new measures. “These interventions will not have been http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The BMJ British Medical Journal

Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists

The BMJ , Volume 368 – Mar 24, 2020

Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists

The BMJ , Volume 368 – Mar 24, 2020

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BMJ 2020;368:m1204 doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1204 (Published 24 March 2020) Page 1 of 1 News NEWS Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists Gareth Iacobucci The BMJ Medical leaders and scientists have backed the UK government’s Reacting to the latest measures, the BMA’s chair of council, decision to impose stringent new restrictions on people’s Chaand Nagpaul, said, “The government has issued a very movement to combat the spread of covid-19. simple instruction—that people must stay at home—and it is absolutely crucial that they follow this. This is about saving The prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced new nationwide lives, protecting the most vulnerable in society, and ensuring restrictions on Monday 23 March, telling residents they must that our NHS can cope and care for patients. Healthcare workers leave their home only to travel to work where “absolutely need everyone to help to battle this virus and save lives.” necessary,” to shop for essential items, to exercise once a day, and to access medical care. Shops selling non-essential goods Robert Lechler, president of the Academy of Medical Sciences, were told to close immediately. said he was “fully supportive” of the new measures. “These interventions will not have been

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British Medical Journal
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10.1136/bmj.m1204
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BMJ 2020;368:m1204 doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1204 (Published 24 March 2020) Page 1 of 1 News NEWS Covid-19: UK lockdown is “crucial” to saving lives, say doctors and scientists Gareth Iacobucci The BMJ Medical leaders and scientists have backed the UK government’s Reacting to the latest measures, the BMA’s chair of council, decision to impose stringent new restrictions on people’s Chaand Nagpaul, said, “The government has issued a very movement to combat the spread of covid-19. simple instruction—that people must stay at home—and it is absolutely crucial that they follow this. This is about saving The prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced new nationwide lives, protecting the most vulnerable in society, and ensuring restrictions on Monday 23 March, telling residents they must that our NHS can cope and care for patients. Healthcare workers leave their home only to travel to work where “absolutely need everyone to help to battle this virus and save lives.” necessary,” to shop for essential items, to exercise once a day, and to access medical care. Shops selling non-essential goods Robert Lechler, president of the Academy of Medical Sciences, were told to close immediately. said he was “fully supportive” of the new measures. “These interventions will not have been

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The BMJBritish Medical Journal

Published: Mar 24, 2020

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