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Preparing for the next pandemic

We take a look back to a piece we published in August 2019 on the prospect of a global pandemic, and the plans PHE had to counter it. How did COVID get through the net?

People from deprived areas twice as likely to die from COVID

Data released by the Office of National Statistics has revealed ‘a clear and worrying trend’, according to health think tank, the Health Foundation. ‘That deaths in the most deprived areas are more than double those in the least deprived.’

Health Secretary admits that 100,000 test goal will be a ‘huge amount of work’

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has admitted that hitting its new target for coronavirus tests has left the Government with ‘a huge amount of work to do’. Speaking as the NHS prepared to open a new temporary hospital, constructed in nine days at London’s ExCel centre, Mr Hancock described the target of 100,000 tests a day as ‘a big task and a big ask’, but claimed that in partnership with industry ‘this national effort’ was achievable

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