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UK Was 'Blind' To Infection Rates At Start Of Coronavirus Outbreak, Says Neil Ferguson

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. The UK was “relatively blind” to how many people were infected with coronavirus as late as March, professor Neil Ferguson has said. Boris Johnson yesterday admitted the government responded “sluggishly” to the pandemic. Ferguson, whose advice largely informed the prime minister's decision to introduce a lockdown, also warned on Wednesday the outbreak was “far from over”. Speaking to BBC Radio 4′s Today programme, the Imperial College scientist who used to sit on the...
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Coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as top scientist accuses UK of being 'relatively blind' to infection spread at start of outbreak

Coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as top scientist accuses UK of being 'relatively blind' to infection spread at start of outbreak

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

No more than 8 per cent of the population have been infected, Neil Ferguson warned He said there could be further local lockdowns with Bradford and Doncaster seen as 'concerning'
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