‘Rule of six’ may be working, say scientists, as coronavirus spread decelerates

The React study has carried out five rounds of sampling, of up to 160,000 people each time. It is being closely followed by the Government, and previous figures have led to tighter restrictions being imposed. Although there are signs the disease may now be slowing, the researchers warned that in some parts of the country the […]

Coronavirus vaccine could take a year to distribute

Dozens of vaccines are in trials across the world, and Oxford University appears to be the furthest ahead. Final phase three human trials are in progress, and results may be available by next month. The new report estimates that at least 70 per cent of the population...