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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces the lifting of major COVID-19 restrictions to the House of Commons (Video screenshot)

‘We must learn to live with COVID in the same way we have to live with flu’

After the models upon which he based his policies proved to be “wildly incorrect,” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday the lifting of COVID-19 vaccine passports, mask mandates and work-from-home guidance in England.

Regarding masks, the prime minister said the basic policy will be to “trust the judgment of the British people and no longer criminalize anyone who chooses not to wear one.”

“From tomorrow we will no longer require face masks in classrooms, and the Department for Education will shortly remove national guidance on their use in communal areas,” Johnson told the House of Commons.

Sajid Javid told a Downing Street press conference that “we cannot eradicate this virus and its future variants.”

“Instead we must learn to live with Covid in the same way we have to live with flu,” he said.

See Prime Minister Johnson’s remarks:

The Telegraph of London reported members of the British Parliament confronted Johnson with the model upon which the lockdown was based, which warned of 4,000 deaths a day. …

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