Plan B of Boris Johnson it could start quickly. The coronavirus in the United Kingdom has returned to scare and new cramps such as indoor masks, smart working and the green pass for clubs and large events are not excluded. On the other hand, the numbers are alarming. Almost in the last 24 hours alone 50,000 infections with 8,000 new hospitalizations and 179 deaths. Enough to push scientists to ask the government to take action before it’s too late. “We are now witnessing ever increasing cases and hospital admissions and an out-of-control epidemic within schools – he explains. Christina Pagel, professor at University College London -. The government must immediately switch to his plan B. and accelerate the introduction of vaccines, even for those who have yet to be vaccinated or have only one dose. “
These are mostly young people. In England only 10 percent of teenagers received the vaccine. A number that puts the country’s situation at serious risk. The new sub-variant of the Delta strain does not help either. The latter – are the first data – could be up to 10 percent more contagious. But what is happening in Great Britain could be repeated in Italy. He believes it Massimo Andreoni, Head of Infectious Diseases of the Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases of the Tor Vergata Polyclinic.
“In Italy there has been a rigorous attitude towards the pandemic while the United Kingdom has done, and is doing, exactly the opposite, by circulating the virus and today we can see the consequences”, he said. Notizie.it remembering that when it is occurring it is “a signal”. “If you give up, the virus is ready to restart and, if a bad variant comes along, we too are at risk. Therefore, the containment measures, from the use of the mask indoors to the spacing, are still needed. “All the more so after the first nine cases of Delta sub-variant have also been recorded in Italy.