Financial Times: Monday is surrender day, not freedom day, in England

Financial Times: Monday is surrender day, not freedom day, in England

“Mass infection risks swamping hospitals, decimating workforces, sickening the young and weak, and creating vaccine-resistant variants — all of which could lead to further lockdowns and, ultimately, less freedom....More...

Delta in England: The vaccine breakthrough rate is increasing and Delta is proportionally more deadly for the fully vaccinated than the unvaccinated

Some very surprising news from PHE Technical Briefings which show that the vaccine breakthrough rate in England has increased dramatically over the last 5 weeks, and worse, that the mortality rate for the fully vaccinated cases is proportionally far worse than the mortality rate for the unvaccinated, and that that proportion is also increasing....More...

Hong Kong: all passenger flights from UK banned to curb #coronavirus – Britain deemed “extremely high-risk”

Hong Kong will ban all passenger flights from the United Kingdom from Thursday (Jul 1) to curb the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the government said on Monday....More...

UK: PHE on Delta Variant – 6.2% vaccine breakthrough with both doses

 

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UK: Boris Johnson goes ahead with lifting lockdown and travel restrictions despite B.1.617.2

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says lockdown lifting in England will not be reversed at this stage – but has urged people to ‘think twice’. ...More...