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Boris Johnson Warns New U.K. Lockdown Is Possible With NHS Struggling

  • Prime minister says wave of infections in Europe is concerning
  • Health service faces ‘very significant pressure’: chief medic
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The Pandemic in the Next 6 Months

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson left the door open to another coronavirus lockdown this winter, warning that people must get their Covid-19 vaccinations and booster doses to avoid fresh restrictions.

A “new wave” of Covid-19 is spreading across Europe and forcing governments to reimpose tougher rules, Johnson said at a televised press conference on Monday. “History shows we cannot afford to be complacent.”