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Britain ‘among regions with highest death toll from Covid-19’

Study comes as Sage paper says another national lockdown could prevent thousands of further deaths

England, Wales and Scotland experienced some of the highest death tolls from the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, an international study has suggested.

The results come as another paper, by Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) member Graham Medley and Matt Keeling, who is part of the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling, says that thousands of further deaths could be prevented in the coming months if another short national lockdown is introduced in October.

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