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UK faces ‘Covid decade’ due to damage done by pandemic, says report

British Academy review calls for wide-ranging new policies to reverse rise in deprivation and ill health

Britain faces a “Covid decade” of social and cultural upheaval marked by growing inequality and deepening economic deprivation, a landmark review has concluded.

Major changes to the way society is run in the wake of the pandemic are needed to mitigate the impact of the “long shadow” cast by the virus, including declining public trust and an explosion in mental illness, the British Academy report found.

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