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Lockdown is a good tactic in situations where COVID-19 transmission is spiralling out of control and there is a threat of the health system being overwhelmed. But it is just one of many different weapons we can deploy against the coronavirus.
Areas with the highest levels of mortality in the first wave do not show a significant resurgence of cases this time around. But why?
Six months on, Africa is one of the regions with the least deaths attributed to coronavirus in the world. World Health Organization experts explain why this might be.
What happens when you elect someone like Boris Johnson Prime Minister? You get lies, deflection, a willingness to trash conventions and break the laws, broken promises and an undermined devolution settlement. You get a PM who blames everyone else for his own failures.
As the UK is now facing the possibility of a second national lockdown, an independent group of scientists headed by Sir David King, former Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK government, publishes an emergency ten point plan to avoid a second lockdown.