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The Freedom Day Gamble

On the day the Government plans to drop the remaining Covid-19 restrictions, Tim Harford and the team try to work out if the link with deaths and hospitalisations has been broken.

On the day the Government plans to drop the remaining Covid-19 restrictions, Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to work out how long cases will continue to rise and whether we can be sure the link with deaths and hospitalisations has been broken. Is this 'freedom day' or an unnecessary gamble with people’s lives?

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28 minutes

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  • Mon 19 Jul 2021 11:30

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