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This Morning published this video item, entitled “Is the End of Lockdown In Sight? Experts Predict When Covid Restrictions Will End | This Morning” – below is their description.
Over the weekend, Ruth became one of the 15 million to receive their first dose of the Covid vaccine, as the government reached their vaccination target a day earlier than planned. In other good news: the R rate has now dropped below one for the first time since July; cases are dropping faster than predicted; and there’s been more and more talk of lockdown finally coming to an end. So is it time to be hopeful? Professor Tim Spector and Professor Paul Hunter think so. They join us today to explain what all this means for you.
Broadcast on 15/02/21This Morning YouTube Channel
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- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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