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).
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.
Dr Trevor McCrisken comments on Donald Trump taking medication against public health advice and his ultimatum to the WHO.
UN Secretrary General António Guterres has said that the Covid-19 pandemic was worsened by a lack of cooperation between countries and poor leadership. Professor Shirin Rai and Dr Briony Jones of PAIS and WICID comment.
The UK passed the peak of new Coronavirus cases on April 8, and the disease is now on a downward trajectory, but zero new cases are not now predicted until early August, according to updated modelling from Dr Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick Economics and the CAGE Research Centre)