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Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments

Scientists from the University of Warwick and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have done a study modelling the potential impact of planned, limited periods of strict interventions, ‘precautionary breaks’ on the COVID-19 epidemic in the UK.

Journalists dialled in to this briefing to hear the authors describe and explain their work, and answer questions.

Speakers included:

Prof Matt Keeling, Professor of Populations and Disease, University of Warwick

Dr Mike Tildesley, Associate Professor, University of Warwick

Prof Graham Medley, Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

A Roundup of SMC comments accompanied this Briefing

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