THE ECONOMIST: Britain’s government says it is “following the science”. Which science?

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Release date: 9/5/2020

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Saturday’s Economist [p18] quotes Prof Kieron Flanagan in a piece on the government’s scientific advisors. Prof Flanagan said that the absence of a clear scientific consensus on COVID-19 would likely lead to people using their own judgement.

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TitleBritain’s government says it is “following the science”. Which science?
Media name/outletThe Economist
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/05/20
DescriptionSaturday’s Economist [p18] quotes Prof Kieron Flanagan in a piece on the government’s scientific advisors. Prof Flanagan said that the absence of a clear scientific consensus on COVID-19 would likely lead to people using their own judgement.
URLhttps://www.economist.com/britain/2020/05/09/britains-government-says-it-is-following-the-science-which-science
PersonsKieron Flanagan