Lockdown 1 week earlier could have halved U.K.’s coronavirus death toll: scientist

Britain’s death toll from COVID-19 could have been halved if lockdown was introduced a week earlier, a former member of the UK government’s scientific advisory group said on Wednesday. Britain … Read More

Coronavirus: U.K. urges public to use face masks, marking U-turn on previous advice

LONDON — The British government performed an about-face on masks Monday, telling people to cover their mouth and nose in shops, buses and subway trains. The change came as part … Read More

U.K. coronavirus outbreak at a ‘dangerous stage,’ officials say

Britain’s stand-in leader resisted pressure on Sunday to explain how the government plans to ease a coronavirus lockdown that has been in place for a month, warning that hasty action … Read More

Britain’s Boris Johnson making ‘very good progress’ in COVID-19 recovery: official

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is making very good progress in his recovery from COVID-19, his office said on Saturday, as his health minister said the peak of the outbreak … Read More

What’s Plan B if coronavirus incapacitates Boris Johnson? No clear answer yet

“In a national emergency, you don’t want to be scrabbling around worrying about who’s in charge,” Peter Bone told the Mirror newspaper.

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over ‘persistent’ coronavirus symptoms

“The prime minister thanks NHS staff for all of their incredible hard work and urges the public to continue to follow the government’s advice to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives,” Downing Street said.

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