“I am now self-isolating.”

“I am now self-isolating.”

With the world shutting down and spreading out, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has in the course of four days shown what an alternative approach to the coronavirus pandemic might look like, and why it’s nearly impossible to execute.
The big picture: Johnson, flanked by his scientific advisers, laid out a strategy premised on some crucial concessions: tens of millions of Britons could be infected, many would die, and the danger would loom for many months with fresh waves expected in the autumn and beyond.

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