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Expert comments about quarantine and border measures in relation to COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Science Media Centre

Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, has outlined details about quarantine and border measures in the UK in relation to COVID-19.
Prof Keith Neal, Emeritus Professor of the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University of Nottingham, said:
“PHE's first few hundred cases preprint 1 clearly showed European travel was associated with many of the first cases and also with household contacts. The highest number of cases probably returned after the half term week. Italy did not realise the scale of their problem during that time and so it would have been impossible to have imposed quarantine on a...
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