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Sensemaker Live: When are people going to stop dying of Covid?

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If we’ve vaccinated 4 million of the most vulnerable, and nearly 100,000 have sadly died already, surely at some point soon deaths and hospitalisations as a result of Covid will fall steeply. Maybe very steeply. If not, why not? And as the government plans on rolling out 24/7 vaccination centres, can we expect to see this decline quicken? Simply put, when will people stop dying of Covid?

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editor and invited expert

Giles Whittell
Sensemaker Editor

Professor Irene Peterson
Professor of Epidemiology and Health Informatics, UCL