The health secretary said currently less than 10,000 people a day are getting coronavirus.
Matt Hancock said people outside established relationships need to 'be careful' to avoid spreading coronavirus.
Professor John Edmunds launched a scathing attack on the government's COVID strategy in England.
At a Senate hearing on Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back on assertions Sen. Rand Paul made about coronavirus rates in New York, and other aspects of reducing the spread of COVID-19.
Herd immunity is the belief a population can be protected from infection if a certain proportion of people have been exposed.
Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that could become a cost-friendly and quick way to identify infected travelers. Four dogs of different breeds trained by Finland’s Smell Detection Association started working Wednesday at the Helsinki Airport as part of the government-financed trial.
Speaking during PMQs, the DUP’s Sammy Wilson suggested the government’s dire warnings about the resurgence of COVID-19 had been 'exaggerated'.
In his latest PMQs clash with Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer focused on Downing Street’s issues with its test and trace programme.
In total 45% of people in a YouGov poll said the lockdown rules announced by Boris Johnson 'do not go far enough'.
Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N> on Wednesday began a 60,000-person trial of an experimental single-shot COVID-19 vaccine that, if proven effective, could simplify distribution of millions of doses compared with leading rivals requiring two doses. The company expects results of the Phase III trial by year end or early next year, Dr. Paul Stoffels, J&J's chief scientific officer, said in a joint news conference with officials from the National Institutes of Health and the Trump administration. J&J plans to manufacture as many as 1 billion doses in 2021, and more after that, Stoffels said.
Angry Labour MPs cited Dominic Cummings after Boris Johnson blamed coronavirus rule-breakers for the second spike of infections.
Boris Johnson has blamed coronavirus rule breakers for the second wave of infections as he warned of the potential for a second lockdown.