THE GOVERNMENT could introduce a 10pm curfew on pubs, bars and restaurants as part of its latest plan to keep coronavirus infections down.
The move stems from a concern that adherence to social distancing measures diminishes the more people consume alcohol.
Meanwhile, Oxford University has resumed its key clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine – after it was halted when a volunteer suffered a suspected serious adverse reaction.
The Medicines Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) today confirmed that it was safe to resume trials in a boost to the UK’s efforts to secure a Covid-19 vaccine.
Yesterday, a former chief scientific adviser has warned the UK is “on the edge of losing control” of coronavirus – and said there is an “extremely strong argument” that home working should continue.
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