To lift the lockdown, Britain should follow China's example | Anthony Costello

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Data from east Asia shows testing, tracing and isolating people with coronavirus is the best way to tackle the pandemic Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage When will the pandemic end? The future is uncertain, but it seems likely that over the next 18 months the UK will experience a cycle of national lockdowns while it awaits a vaccine. This is far from ideal. Repeated lockdowns could lead to mass unemployment, rising national debt, uncontrolled bankruptcies and widespread social unrest as people grow sick of draconian measures. Many people are now asking how quickly …

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