Avoidable or unavoidable harms of covid-19

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Rowan Braithwaite

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

1. Please provide all/any information and documents that refer, relate to, indicate a tendency to or show that:

i. Infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus is/was (a) an avoidable, or, (b) unavoidable, harm within the meanings given in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 ("HSCA 2008").

ii. The harms caused by the disease generally known as "covid-19" were (a) avoidable, or, (b) unavoidable, harms within the meanings given in the HSCA 2008.

2 . If the harms caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus and/or covid-19 disease are/were deemed avoidable harms, please provide all/any information/documents that evidence that such harms were avoidable within the meanings given in the HSCA 2008.

Yours faithfully,

Rowan Braithwaite

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Dear Mr Braithwaite,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1468205).

Yours sincerely, 

Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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