Dr Lukasz Walasek from the University of Warwick Department of Psychology has made two comments in relation to the Gambling Harm – Time for Action report, published today by the Authority of the House of Lords.
A local lockdown has been enforced in Leicester this week, and more could be announced as the government has drawn up a list of 36 'at risk' areas. Dr Ed Hill is an expert on the control of infectious diseases from Warwick's Zeeman Institute for Systems Biology & Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (SBIDER).
"Lockdowns in democracies have always been about trust. In order for localised lockdowns to be effective, it is important to know what the public health threshold is for creating a localised lockdown so that communities don’t feel that they are being disproportionately impacted." Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the potential challenges of a Leicester lockdown.
This week, health leaders warned that a 'second wave' of the coronavirus is likely, and that the UK should be more prepared. Two experts in the spread of disease from the University of Warwick commented on the story.
Beat Kümin, Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Warwick, comments on the role pubs play in community.