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At a time when the government wants to instil confidence in their information and expertise, the COVID Alert Levels simply make the situation worse by adding to the confusion and inconsistency of their “led by science” messages.
Language always tells a story. As COVID-19 shakes the world, many of the words we’re using to describe it originated during earlier calamities – and have colourful tales behind them.
As Matt Hancock and the Government acknowledge that the R rate has increased from a range of 0.5-0.9 last week to 0.7-1 now, here is an important piece by Dr Philip Lee to understand what exactly R is and why it is important to defeat Covid-19.