Dealing with Corona-pandemic: Boris Johnson admits errors

On the first anniversary of his taking office, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stood on Friday error in the handling of the Coronavirus pandemic in. "

Dealing with Corona-pandemic: Boris Johnson admits errors

On the first anniversary of his taking office, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stood on Friday error in the handling of the Coronavirus pandemic in. "We have not understood (the Virus) in the first weeks and months in the way we would have done gladly," said the conservative politician, in an interview with the BBC. Especially the extent of Transmission by people who showed no symptoms, had been underestimated.

On the question of whether the Lockdown and other measures to contain the Virus had come in the country too late, answered Johnson's evasive. It is a matter of "open questions" among scientists, the Premier said.

to present in addition to the self-criticism of the BBC released Johnson on Friday, however, is also a Video on Twitter that he is the"challenge", within two minutes, the achievements of his government. To mentioned right at the beginning-Johnson, in particular, the Expansion of the health care system. The is, however, too late for the pandemic, the public health system lies fallow for years.

During a visit to a London hospital in the East of the metropolis thundered Johnson on Friday, however, against the vaccine critics. So he asked the staff, what do think it is of the "all these" Impfgegnern and afterwards shoved himself: "you're crazy, you're crazy."

The epidemiologist and former government adviser Neil Ferguson from Imperial College, had recently said that at least half of the more than 45.500 deaths in the UK would have prevented be can, would be the Lockdown in March, a week earlier, which was the first. The government had initially set on the concept of a so-called herd immunity and it was only comparatively late draws. The UK is considered to be the most difficult of the pandemic-affected country in Europe.

the mass Release of patients from hospitals into nursing homes without pre-tested, applies to experts as a massive error that should have cost thousands of lives. The government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson focused on the Expansion of capacity for intensive care beds. In addition to lack of testing, many homes have had Reports of difficulties to get protective equipment.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 19:19

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