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Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys for a healthy body, but is also the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.

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How concerned should we be about a coronavirus resurgence?

The King’s College data estimates that around 29,174 people currently have symptomatic Covid-19 in Britain, which has remained stable since major lockdown restrictions were lifted.

Although being ultra-cautious about the disease may seem prudent, there is mounting evidence that lockdown is causing many excess deaths through lack of adequate healthcare. ONS figures this week show that the number of people dying in hospital is still low, suggesting many people are still not being able to access healthcare.

Sam Williams, of Economic Insight, whose analysis suggests more than 21,000 people may have died because of the consequence of lockdown, said: “The public’s perception of Covid risk has been heavily distorted, and that’s probably a key explanation for what we find in our study.  

“That’s very pertinent to the ‘second wave’ talk from the Government now.  You cannot scare people to death and expect there to be no repercussions.”

Before lockdown was

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a salute to the walking embodiment of British values

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France placed on UK travel quarantine list as coronavirus cases rise again

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