UK would have halved coronavirus death toll by locking down a week earlier

UK would have halved coronavirus death toll by locking down a week earlier

The death toll in Britain is currently at 40,883 and is expected to hit more than 50,000 before the first virus wave is over. On March 25, a day after the country shut down, Prof Ferguson predicted a death toll of between 7,000 and 20,000. Asked why that estimate had been so far out, he […]
WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus

WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus

A World Health Organization Official has clarified her comments on the coronavirus after saying it was “very rare” for people who were asymptomatic to pass on the virus. But Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead for Covid-19, told a press...