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The COVID-19 vaccines are a smash success. But that doesn’t mean they keep every vaccinated person completely free of the coronavirus.
We look at the coronavirus situation in the UK this week – why the government is sticking to its roadmap at all costs, the potential danger of the B.1.617.2 variant (first detected in India), confusion about masks in schools, holidays abroad, and more...
The vaccination levels needed to cross the line of herd immunity might not be achievable at all, even in the long term. Having driven the numbers down, the government will need to continue to keep a combination of control measures in place.
The full suite of public health measures we have been using fairly consistently across the world like social distancing, face masks, contact tracing, and quarantining led to Taiwan’s COVID victory without ever going into lockdown.
Are two face masks better than one? Adding layers of filtration by double masking is a way of using the masks that we already have, possibly to better effect.