Moonshot coronavirus testing trials to begin next month

A senior Sage scientist told The Telegraph the group had never supported the introduction of weekly tests for the population, suggesting such schemes were better targeted at “high-risk” groups. The paper published by Sage warned that enforcement of mass testing, and subsequent isolation, could be seen as “authoritarian” and may not be accepted by the […]

Coronavirus infection rate doubling every week

This appears to correspond with warnings from some experts that young people attending illegal house parties and non-socially distanced events are driving the uptick. However, the Telegraph revealed this week that the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage)...