Is this an Absurdity?

An Authorised Grim Reaper

In 2017 cigarettes killed 77,800 people in the UK


An Unauthorised Grim Reaper

In 2020 Covid 19 is expected to kill 20,000 people in the UK


Comment: Wrecking the economy to protect lives in the C-19 pandemic is entirely laudable but a vaccine will eliminate its lethal potential by 2022. Cigarettes meanwhile will continue killing about 77,000 people annually for the foreseeable future.

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