Reopening schools completely will not cause second coronavirus wave, new research says

Dr Ed Hill, of the Zeeman Institute for Systems Biology and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (Sbider) at Warwick said: “Our model indicates that reopening schools alone is unlikely to push ‘R’ above one. But other changes in the wider population can exacerbate these effects, so any reopening policy should be implemented gradually to mitigate risk.” […]

NHS Test and Trace faces legal challenge over privacy fears

A critical NHS project to track the spread of coronavirus and help reopen the economy has been hit by a legal challenge over privacy concerns and fears about who will be able to access sensitive personal data to be held for 20 years. The NHS’s Test and Trace system is...