Op-Ed: Is Rishi Sunak the most dangerous man in government?

The Guardian – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Sam Bowman had an op-ed in The Guardian about Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s advocacy of premature reopenings from the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read the full piece here.

The biggest threat now facing the country is from new variants of Covid that are resistant to our vaccines. It is already clear that this is possible: Novavax’s vaccine efficacy is 95.6% against the original Covid variant, 86% against the current UK variant, and only 60% against the South African variant, for example. If one emerges that is even more resistant, we could be back to square one.