Covid-19 & Children
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Experts and health professionals on daily COVID cases and deaths being at their highest for months and what to do about it, the delays in the rollout of the 12-15 vaccination programme, and why the UK Government is not acting as COVID rising cases prompt calls for action now.
Relaxing restrictions hasn’t made COVID cases spike – but this doesn’t mean herd immunity has arrived.6 min read
Voluntary modifications to behaviour – such as mask-wearing when it’s not mandatory – are probably helping to keep the virus in check.
Experts and health professionals on the rise in infections in secondary-age children, on whether the worst effects of the pandemic may not just be over yet, and on the lack of face coverings at the Conservative Party Conference.
Flexibility and accepting that stronger control measures might be needed is important given how uncertain things are ahead of winter.
In the UK, COVID-19 risk to vulnerable people is ignored or minimised. Unnecessary deaths are accepted, even justified. As if the death of vulnerable people was less important and their lives less valuable. When have we stopped caring in this country?
Experts and health professionals on Number 10 sidelining behaviour experts at SAGE, thousands of COVID deaths reported every week, teenagers finally getting vaccinated in England, COVID cases among schoolchildren hitting record peak in England, and England’s new, controversial Covid travel rules.
“Your government has taken away every mitigation that kept my husband safe. Young adolescents not being vaccinated impacts the entire population, including people like my husband.”