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The deadly consequences of Britain’s lockdown drinking – podcast

What will the cost be of our lockdown drinking habits? A University of Sheffield study has estimated England could have up to 25,000 excess deaths over the next 20 years

Kathy Edge was always a social drinker, but didn’t think she had a problem with alcohol. In the early days of the Covid lockdown, she thought she was coping well and that her drinking was no worse than usual.

“What the hell, I’m not going out, nothing’s open, I’m not seeing anybody,” she thought.

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