Would You Move Christmas Festivities To Summer To Contain COVID 19 Spread?

Members of the Government’s Scientific Group for Emergencies (SAGE) want Britons to ditch plans for family reunions over the festive season, weeks after millions are set to be released from lockdown. The advice presented to ministers says that whenever announcing that a particular form of social interaction needs to be avoided, then they actively proposeContinue reading “Would You Move Christmas Festivities To Summer To Contain COVID 19 Spread?”

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Schools May Have To Close If Lockdown Fails

A key SAGE adviser said that schools may end up having to close if infection rates continue rising. Professor Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, said schools would stay open during the extreme lockdown, but added that because they have delayed the onset of the lockdown, it makes keeping schools open harder. AndContinue reading “Schools May Have To Close If Lockdown Fails”

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STOP THE SPREAD

Skills minister Gillian Keegan told BBC Question Time that the tremendous rise in cases is profound and that they have to do something. It came as scientists on the Government’s SAGE committee of experts called for more strict measures to tackle the spread of the virus across Britain and now ministers are increasingly concerned aboutContinue reading “STOP THE SPREAD”

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SAGE Scientists Suggested A Plan For Everyone Over The Age Of 45 To Shield At Home

Scientists advising the Government on coronavirus considered a plan to ask everyone ever the age of 45 years old to shield and it was recommended that those over 45 years old were at greater risk from the virus and more likely to die from it, so could be segmented from the rest of the population.Continue reading “SAGE Scientists Suggested A Plan For Everyone Over The Age Of 45 To Shield At Home”

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Is The COVID Curfew Doing More Harm Than Good?

Hoards of revellers headed to the streets in their droves last night after bars and pubs booted them out at 10 pm, assembling in huge gatherings and violating social distancing rules. Vast swathes of Saturday night drinkers were seen downing pints on empty roads in Soho, London, while others rushed to buy alcohol from offContinue reading “Is The COVID Curfew Doing More Harm Than Good?”

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Students Could Be Told To Stay At University Over Christmas

According to the latest scientific advice, students could be told to stay away from their families over the Christmas holidays. The warnings are expected to be published in the latest minutes from meetings of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). And it was reported that larger outbreaks are anticipated at the end of theContinue reading “Students Could Be Told To Stay At University Over Christmas”

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