Covid-19: Bereaved families, unions, and charities demand immediate public inquiry to save lives

@article{Kmietowicz2020Covid19BF,
  title={Covid-19: Bereaved families, unions, and charities demand immediate public inquiry to save lives},
  author={Zosia Kmietowicz},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2020},
  volume={371}
}
Families who have lost relatives to covid-19 have come together with trade unions and campaigning organisations to demand that the UK prime minister order an immediate statutory public inquiry into the government’s handling of the covid-19 pandemic to minimise further loss of life. In a letter to Boris Johnson they argue that the pandemic inquiry must begin with a “rapid review phase,” like that at the beginning of the Taylor inquiry after the Hillsborough disaster, so that initial findings… 

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