Lockdown

Indian COVID variant puts UK lockdown easing plans in doubt

Concerns are emerging in the UK about the spread of the coronavirus variant that has caused a surge in cases in India, prompting warnings that lockdown easing plans may need a rethink. Latest figures show there are 1,313 cases of the variant in the UK, compared with 520 recorded in the previous week. Known as …

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MPs slam £37bn NHS Test and Trace as UK endures third lockdown

There is no clear evidence that the UK’s £37 billion NHS Test and Trace programme (NHST&T) has an impact on the pandemic, according to a withering report from an influential committee of MPs. In its report the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) noted that Department of Health and Social Care justified the scale of the investment …

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UK government mulls lockdown review as it hits 15m COVID vaccine target

More than 15 million people in the UK have had their first coronavirus vaccine, described as a ‘significant milestone’ by prime minister Boris Johnson. While the UK was slow to react to the first wave of the pandemic a year ago, it has mounted one of the fastest vaccination programmes in the world. The first …

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Best Ways to Engage with Kids during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown

COVID19 is a universal crisis, which has an impact on children as well. With a restriction on playing outdoor games to just hanging out with their friends, the lock-down measures can severely impact their physical as well as mental well-being. Therefore, parents need to spend time with their kids of all age groups and help …

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