Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


UK entered Covid-19 pandemic ‘in a bad state’

3 February 2021

The UK’s rising health inequality, slowdown in life expectancy improvements and lack of investment in the public sector before the Covid-19 pandemic meant we entered the crisis “in a bad state,” says Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Health).

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