Coronavirus: Four issues that have limited testing in the UK

There is spare testing capacity. Why isn't it being used?

Gina Yannitell Reinhardt, Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex • conversation
May 4, 2020 ~7 min

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Coronavirus: huge effort by all the people needed in next phase of 'epic struggle'

The UK has reached the peak. Here's what the country needs to do now.

David Nabarro, Co-Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~5 min

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Coronavirus: the UK must move from defensive to offensive

The UK has reached the peak. Here's what the country needs to do now.

David Nabarro, Co-Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~5 min

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Boris Johnson will be receiving the same special treatment other patients do in NHS intensive care

The fundamental ethos of the NHS is egalitarian.

Dominic Wilkinson, Consultant Neonatologist and Professor of Ethics, University of Oxford • conversation
April 7, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  ethics  boris-johnson  icu

Coronavirus: do governments ever truly listen to 'the science'?

More often than not, governments decide what 'the best available evidence' is.

Reiner Grundmann, Professor of Science and Technology Studies, University of Nottingham • conversation
April 3, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  boris-johnson  uk-government  science-policy

Coronavirus: the UK approach explained

Expert advice is divided on the best way to tackle COVID-19.

Tom Solomon, Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, and Professor of Neurology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool • conversation
March 16, 2020 ~7 min

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