Wednesday, June 23, 2021

A Brief History of the Delta COVID-19 Variant in the United Kingdom

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Health, Medicine, Society

Ed Hessler

BBC News Presenter Ros Atkins traces the trajectory of the Delta variant of COVID-19, from its arrival in the UK to its dominance, delaying the easing of restrictions in the United Kingdom in this BBC video (7m 15s).

It is a complicated story with twists and turns and is revealing about the way Prime Minister Boris Johnson made decisions throughout. It demonstrates the importance of timing. Delays in acting on data have consequences.

And what is a news presenter? See here.

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