October 7, 2022

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Briefing: Chief Scientific Advisor warns UK could see 50,000 daily Covid cases in October

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The UK’s Chief Scientific Officer, Sir Patrick Vallance, and Chief Medical Officer, Prof Chris Whitty, lead a UK government press conference warning of the current daily increase of coronavirus cases. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

“At the moment we think that the epidemic is doubling roughly every 7 days… if that continued you would end up with something like 50,000 cases in the middle of October per day,” says Sir Patrick.

Prof Whitty added that containing the spread of infection is “all of our problem”.

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