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Letters: Civilisation will survive coronavirus

28 March 2020

9:00 AM

28 March 2020

9:00 AM

Covid questions

Sir: I worry that Matt Ridley and others are trying to frighten us about Covid-19 (‘Like nothing we’ve known’, 21 March). The fact is that we do not know how deadly the virus is. We know that it is widespread; but that does not make it deadly. How long-lasting is the danger from Covid-19? Will it remain in the system after the pandemic scare is over? We do not know.

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