Coronavirus: NHS could have prevented 'chaos and panic', says Lancet editor Writing in The Lancet, Dr Richard Horton has claimed the NHS was "wholly unprepared" for the pandemic and ignored warnings.

Writing in The Lancet, Dr Richard Horton has claimed the NHS was "wholly unprepared" for the pandemic and ignored warnings.

The NHS could have prevented "chaos and panic" and was "wholly unprepared" for the coronavirus pandemic, the editor of one of the world's most prestigious medical journals has said.

Writing in The Lancet, Dr Richard Horton said warnings issued to bosses in the health service about a possible outbreak such as COVID-19 were ignored.

He said his own journal on 20 January pointed to the risk of a global pandemic, saying "preparedness plans should be readied for deployment at short...
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