April 8, 2020

…many deaths from COVID-19 would have occurred anyway as part of the ‘normal’ risks faced by people, particularly the elderly and those with chronic health problems who are the main victims of COVID.

BBC article

Prof. Spiegelhalter article

Sir David John Spiegelhalter (born 16 August 1953) is a British statistician and Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge.
Spiegelhalter is an ISI highly cited researcher.