Runners take part in the Bath Half marathon run in Bath, Britain on Sunday. The UK government has not yet banned large gatherings. Photo: EPARunners take part in the Bath Half marathon run in Bath, Britain on Sunday. The UK government has not yet banned large gatherings. Photo: EPA
Runners take part in the Bath Half marathon run in Bath, Britain on Sunday. The UK government has not yet banned large gatherings. Photo: EPA

Is UK’s coronavirus ‘herd immunity’ plan a deadly gamble?

  • UK government criticised for not shutting down schools and banning large gatherings
  • Government on back foot amid talk of allowing the population to become infected to build ‘herd immunity’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Runners take part in the Bath Half marathon run in Bath, Britain on Sunday. The UK government has not yet banned large gatherings. Photo: EPARunners take part in the Bath Half marathon run in Bath, Britain on Sunday. The UK government has not yet banned large gatherings. Photo: EPA
Runners take part in the Bath Half marathon run in Bath, Britain on Sunday. The UK government has not yet banned large gatherings. Photo: EPA
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