Boris locks down England as COVID-19 cases explode

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Boris Johnson has put England back into lockdown, after daily cases have tripled within the last month and total contracted cases surpassed 850,000. Many believe that the Johnson government have been far too reactive and that this decision has come very late.

The plan is to ease these restrictions again on the 2nd of December, but how can Johnson be sure this is enough time to reduce chances of yet another spike?

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Monday, November 2 2020
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Featured in storyProfessor Michael Wallach, School of Life Sciences Core Member, CBSI - Centre for Business and Social Innovation Associate Member, ithree - Institute of Infection, Immunity and InnovationProfessor Ian Brighthope; Director at the National Institution of Integrative Medicine and the ambassador for the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine
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