Covid: UK at ‘tipping point’, top scientist warns @BBC News LIVE on iPlayer – BBC

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Subscribe and to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube https://bit.ly/2IXqEIn Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer https://bbc.in/2J18jYJ Subscribe and @BBC News https://bit.ly/3a1zyip Stream BBC News live on BBC iPlayer https://bbc.in/3b64IVP Coronavirus / Covid-19 https://bbc.in/3luQp33 Follow BBC News live updates here https://bbc.in/2JmUswL Top stories this morning 0:00 The UK has reached a “tipping point” in its coronavirus epidemic similar to that last seen in March, one of the country’s top scientists has warned. Prof Jonathan Van-Tam, England’s deputy chief medical officer, said “the seasons are against us” and the country is running into a “headwind” ahead of the winter months. More deaths will follow a rise in cases over the coming weeks, he said. He urged people to help the NHS by limiting contact with others. Get the full story https://bbc.in/2SH4ygu It’s Sunday 11 October 2020. Get the latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC’s Breakfast team live on iPlayer daily from 6am. BBC Breakfast | BBC News | BBC#BBC #BBCiPlayer #BBCNews #BBCNewsLive #BBCCoronavirus #Coronavirus #Covid-19 #CoronavirusOutbreak #Corona #CoronavirusUK All our TV channels and S4C are available to watch live through BBC iPlayer, although some programmes may not be available to stream online due to rights. If you would like to read more on what types of programmes are available to watch live, check the ‘Are all programmes that are broadcast available on BBC iPlayer?’ FAQ https://bbc.in/2m8ks6v.

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