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UK Covid live: PM planning nationwide mass rapid testing as lockdown is eased, report claims

Latest updates: millions in England may face ‘surge’ in rapid testing as Covid curbs are relaxed

11.04am GMT

Some reaction to the human challenge studies announcement (see earlier post):

Wanted: up to 90 young adults to be deliberately infected with coronavirus. Human challenge studies could yield some important information about how the virus transmits and will eventually lead to vaccine challenge trials https://t.co/irs1yigKvc

11.02am GMT

Prof Dame Angela McLean, chief scientific adviser at the Ministry of Defence, told the science and technology committee that is was “quite unlikely” for a full return to how society was before the pandemic struck, according to PA media.

“I suspect we just won’t go to work if we have a respiratory illness,” she said.

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