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Here is a fact check of today’s daily briefing. Is the government actually following the data, or even presenting the data accurately? TL;DR: The reality is in stark contrast to the rosy picture being presented by the government.
20 scientists and public health professionals, hundreds of parents and students, and national education unions are asking that the UK Government follows the data not dates by extending face mask mitigation in schools.
Sign this petition on the importance of having timely, accurate, detailed, daily data about the occurrence of variants in the UK.
I have been looking at data on sequenced variants. I have also been thinking about our vaccination programme and India. The Indian variant needs to trigger surge testing in England.
New COVID variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global ‘maximum suppression’.5 min read
COVID-19 variants of concern have changed the game. We need to recognise and act on this to avoid future waves of infections, yet more lockdowns and restrictions, and avoidable illness and death.