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Summer Covid risk: ‘Transmission outside is minimal,’ says Prof John Edmunds. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

With the recent rising temperatures and more people now mixing outdoors as restrictions have eased, experts explain how much of an effect the weather (...)

Health secretary Matt Hancock. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

British health secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday there was increasing confidence that vaccines worked against the coronavirus variant first detect(...)

Sun bathers enjoy the warm weather at Ruislip Lido in  London on Saturday. Boris Johnson has set out a gradual easing of lockdown measures in England, with socially distanced groups of six friends and families allowed to meet in parks and gardens from Monday. Photograph: AFP

Britain is facing a “very dangerous moment” with the easing of lockdown restrictions, the deputy chief medical officer said last night after a growing(...)

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak at a remote press conference in 10 Downing Street, May 29th. Photograph: Andrew Parsons/AFP via Getty

British employers will have to contribute to the cost of the coronavirus furlough scheme from the start of August, taking on a bigger share of the bur(...)

The scientists leading the global crisis response are at pains to stress the limitations and volatility of their projections.

Be wary of the politician who responds to criticism by claiming to be following the science. Just as generations of public figures have learned that t(...)