The United Kingdom is facing its worst weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, its Chief Medical Officer says, with deaths and cases in the country hitting record highs ahead of the rollout of a mass vaccination program.
- The UK’s death toll is the fifth highest worldwide
- Health authorities have warned the NHS is facing a significant crisis as more people are hospitalised
- Authorities have pleaded with people to respect lockdown measures
According to Johns Hopkins University, deaths from the virus…