Britain's Johnson Asks Lawmakers to Back a Tougher Lockdown



British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is asking lawmakers to support new, tiered restrictions to keep the nation's hospitals from becoming overwhelmed before a vaccine for the coronavirus can be approved and distributed. The new measures would put 99% of the country under the two highest restriction levels when the current rules end Tuesday. The new restrictions would last about a month. An increasing number of members of Johnson's own Conservative Party are opposed. And on Saturday, London police broke up anti-lockdown, anti-vaccine protests, arresting more than 150 people in the process. The government hopes that a vaccine, the first doses of which could be in British hospitals by December...

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