Infectious diseases

London care homes report possible fresh Covid-19 outbreaks

May 18, 2020

Doctors have reported possible fresh outbreaks of Covid-19 in care and nursing homes in west London, two months after the area was a hotspot in the first days of the coronavirus crisis. “Just when we thought there might be light at the end of the tunnel, two new or worsening care home outbreaks over the […]

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The real message behind ‘stay alert’: it’ll be your fault if coronavirus spreads | Owen Jones

May 14, 2020

Officially, the new strategy is “personal responsibility” and “good, solid British common sense”, as our prime minister colourfully describes it; unofficially, operation blame the public is well under way. As media outlets query why London’s trains and buses are rammed despite government advice, our transport secretary, Grant Shapps, pleads with silly old commuters not to […]

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