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Highest Yearly Increase of Alcohol Deaths in UK on Record During 2020 Lockdown
Summit News ^ | 7 December, 2021 | Paul Joseph Watson

Posted on 12/10/2021 7:01:46 AM PST by george76

18.6% increase compared with 2019...

The UK recorded its highest ever year-on-year increase of alcohol-related deaths during 2020, with COVID-19 lockdowns playing a huge role in the rise.

Figures released today by the the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that there were 8,974 deaths “from alcohol-specific causes,” an 18.6% increase compared with 2019.

That represents the highest year-on-year increase since records began being collected in 2001.

In an attempt to deflect the elephant in the living room, the ONS insisted that there are “many complex factors” to consider in explaining the deaths.

However, the Alcohol Change charity warned last month that “research consistently shows that the coronavirus pandemic has created conditions for more people to drink more heavily and more often than usual.”

As we previously highlighted, official data showed that England’s lockdown caused an extra 1 million people to become addicted to alcohol since the start of the pandemic.

Thanks to the “endless cycle of virus-controlling restrictions,” the number of alcoholics jumped from 1.5 million to 2.5 million.

According to alcohol abuse expert Dr Tony Rao of King’s College London, “The impact of the Covid pandemic on alcohol use has been devastating. The latest data, taken together with the highest number of alcohol-specific deaths on record, is a stark warning for the Government.”

Lockdown advocates routinely refuse to take into account the massive impact that such policies have on loss of life, including the toll of up to 740,000 missed cancer screenings because patients couldn’t get access to treatment due to lockdown.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: alcohol; alcoholdeaths; covid; covid19; covid19lockdown; covid19lockdowns; covidlockdown; covidlockdowns; deaths; drug; drugdeaths; lockdown; lockdowns; suicide; suicidedeaths; unitedkingdom

1 posted on 12/10/2021 7:01:46 AM PST by george76
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To: george76

I said, almost two years ago, alcohol, drug, and suicide deaths would go way up. We will also never know how many will die from undiagnosed conditions from fear of going to the doctor.
Everyone involved in lockdowns deserves to burn in hell.

2 posted on 12/10/2021 7:14:39 AM PST by EEGator
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To: EEGator

It wasn’t just people afraid of going to doctors. I had multiple specialists appointments canceled that never got rescheduled. The specialists just dropped them. They were the ones that were hiding under their beds.

3 posted on 12/10/2021 8:25:19 AM PST by wgmalabama (We will find out if the Vac or virus risk was the correct choice - can we put truth above narrativel)
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To: wgmalabama

My point was meant to illustrate the toll, not to point the finger.
I should have clarified further.

4 posted on 12/10/2021 8:27:29 AM PST by EEGator
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