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World in Brief: Report says UK’s slow virus lockdown cost 1000s of lives

In this Tuesday, March 23, 2021 file photo, people pass over a quiet Westminster Bridge, backdropped by the scaffolded Houses of Parliament and the Elizabeth Tower, known as Big Ben, in London, during England's third coronavirus lockdown. The British government waited too long to impose a lockdown in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, missing a chance to contain the disease and leading to thousands of unnecessary deaths, lawmakers concluded Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in a hard-hitting report. (Matt Dunham, AP File)

In this Tuesday, March 23, 2021 file photo, people pass over a quiet Westminster Bridge, backdropped by the scaffolded Houses of Parliament and the Elizabeth Tower, known as Big Ben, in London, during England's third coronavirus lockdown. The British government waited too long to impose a lockdown in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, missing a chance to contain the disease and leading to thousands of unnecessary deaths, lawmakers concluded Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in a hard-hitting report. (Matt Dunham, AP File)

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