British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AFPBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AFP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AFP

Britain’s scientists knew coronavirus explosion was coming, but they were slow to raise alarm

  • Scientists concluded early the virus could be devastating, but for more than two months they did not clearly signal their worsening fears to the government
  • Boris Johnson, who himself has been sickened by Covid-19, has been criticised for not moving swiftly to organise mass tests and mobilise ventilator supplies
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AFPBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AFP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: AFP
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