UK needs 'early warning system' for new Covid variants says vaccine expert

UK needs 'early warning system' for new Covid variants says vaccine expert

The UK needs an ‘early warning system’ to track new variants when Covid restrictions are lifted, a leading vaccine expert has said. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to announce his living with Covid plan today (Monday, February 21) which will see the scrapping of regulations put in place to control the pandemic. Professor Sir Andrew … Read more

Scrapping free Covid tests risks exposing UK to new variants, scientists warn

The next Covid variant may be much more deadly, warn leading scientists

A top immunologist has warned we will be ‘flying blind’ if free lateral flow tests are scrapped as Britain could be exposed to new variants. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil his living with Covid plan for England next week, which could also see the ending of mandatory isolation for those testing positive … Read more