This was the BBC headline...in 2000.http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/6/newsid_2477000/2477943.stm
Office of National Statistics published these figures.
Total deaths in England & Wales were 608,000 in 2020-21.Population 60 million.
Total deaths in England and Wales were 538,000 in 2000-01Population 52 million
This shows that the pandemic wasn't the huge prpblem the press and policians would have you believe? In fact the death rate was worse in 2000-01.
Your thoughts please.