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UK chief scientific adviser warns: As COVID-19 spreads, deaths will rise

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - There will be more hospitalisations and deaths as COVID-19 spreads, the British government’s Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance said on Monday.

“As it spreads across age groups we expect to see an increase in hospitalisations and unfortunately those increases in hospitalisations will lead to an increase in deaths.” (Reporting by Costas Pitas and Sarah Young, editing by Estelle Shirbon)

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