This clip of palliative care doctor Rachel Clarke’s assessment of where the country is with Covid at this moment went viral because it’s so damning – and terrifying.
It’s from BBC1’s Question Time this week and was still being shared today, on the day London mayor Sadiq Khan declared a Covid-19 emergency with hospitals struggling to cope with the number of cases.
“We’ve lost more than the Australian death toll in 24 hours”
— BBC Question Time (@bbcquestiontime) January 6, 2021
You can follow Rachel Clarke – @doctor_oxford – on Twitter here. And these were just a few of the things people were saying about it.
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) January 7, 2021
— Clare Wenham (@clarewenham) January 8, 2021
‘.. pathologically incapable of making a difficult decision & that is reprehensible.’ https://t.co/i1FTd8nWyc
— Clive Wismayer 🇪🇺🇳🇱 (@CliveWismayer) January 7, 2021
Please watch this. https://t.co/DeJCU8lsyr
— Stephen Moss (@StephenMoss_TV) January 7, 2021
Absolutely, 100%, brutally, the truth. https://t.co/qfj1EI5AjS
— Elisabeth Anderson (@velobetty) January 7, 2021