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Policymakers should not act like scientists

Public health officials and politicians often use statistical complexity as an excuse to do nothing, says Danny Dorling.

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  1. Danny Dorling is at the School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK.

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Correspondence to Danny Dorling.