More amazing work by Prof. Christina Pagel in deciphering the latest Public Health England data dumps for B16172. It’s well worth reading the whole thread! The UK’s laissez faire attitude to border control and quarantine enforcement means that, after B.1.1.7, Britain is, once again, about to export a highly dangerous Sars-Cov-2 VOC worldwide.
LONG THREAD on B.1.617.2 & latest PHE data covering:
1) latest tech report on B.1.617.2 (aka "India" variant)
2) vaccine efficacy against B.1.617.2
3) consequences for roadmap
4) avoidability… or not.
— Prof. Christina Pagel (@chrischirp) May 23, 2021
110 direct flights from India have landed at UK airports since the country was added to the red list, amid rising concerns about the Indian Covid variant, LBC can reveal. @BenKentish has the exclusive. pic.twitter.com/MonEVVLJ0M
— LBC (@LBC) May 18, 2021
'Around 80 flights to Spain are expected to take off every day this week' but the country remains on the UK's amber list.
— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) May 24, 2021