Warning of 50,000 Covid cases a day likely to be wrong, Oxford professor says

James Naismith, the director of the Rosalind Franklin Institute and professor of structural biology at the University of Oxford, said it was clear the pandemic was trending upwards but warned: “The sudden jump is likely to reflect issues in the testing system reporting.  “It seems very unlikely that we are back to a doubling of […]

Scientists hit out at warning of 50,000 Covid cases a day

Improved care, new treatments and a change in the demographics of those infected mean the survival rate is now far higher than it was at the start of the pandemic. Flu is currently far more deadly.  The briefing also appeared to back this up. Sir Patrick warned...