‘I feel a deep responsibility’: UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Covid-19 response

We speak to Health Secretary Matt Hancock and begin by asking him whether the government had failed to anticipate the demand for tests when it launched its online test booking system. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe
 ———————–  
Follow us on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/Channel4News

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Anti-Lockdown Protesters Burn Face Masks In Boise, Idaho
  • Biden hails Senate passage of ‘desperately needed’ $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill
  • Wang Yi hails cooperation between China and Latin America, the Caribbean
  • China to hold a special promotional event in Hubei Province in April
  • COVID-19 curbs threaten Zimbabwe’s trophy hunting industry
  • In This Story: Matt Hancock

    Matt Hancock is a British Member of Parliament, who is serving as Health Secretary under Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

    3 Recent Items: Matt Hancock

  • NHS pay: More health unions join backlash against 1% pay rise @BBC News live – BBC
  • Mystery person with Brazil variant located with ‘dogged determination’, says Matt Hancock
  • Nursing union prepares to strike over 1% pay increase
  • Leave a Comment