Health officials urge UK review ready for second wave Covid-19 | Society


In Britain health officials have written to all political parties asking them to work together to make sure the country is ready to contain a second phase of coronavirus as a brexit approach.Experts – who include the presidents of the Royal College of Physicians, Surgeons, GPs and Nursing, and the president of the British Medical Association – to request a review of the first phase of the pandemic in order to draw conclusions from it. lessons, including why blacks, Asians, and ethnic minorities took on a “disproportionate burden”.

They also demand for better parliamentary control and the participation of regional actors and local leaders and greater international collaboration “, in particular to limit the difficulties in managing the pandemic due to a brexit”.

In an open letter published on the British Medical Journal website, executives warned that “local flareups are increasingly likely and a second wave of real risk”. They say “significant challenges remain” despite many elements of the infrastructure needed to contain the virus “is starting to be put in place.”

The job is not only to deal urgently with the wide range of impacts of the first phase of the pandemic, but to ensure that the country is well prepared to contain a second phase, they suggest.


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