Apr 2, 2022 • 1HR 29M

Covid 19 - Where We Are Now

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In February 2022, the Westminster government declared Covid 19 "Freedom Day", removing the requirement for people to wear masks in public, and self isolate even if they were positive.

Now, UK Covid rates have reached record levels but free testing has been removed for most people in England, reflecting ministers' desire to "live with" Covid 19.

But what are the long term consequences for public health? And what's the impact on those with underlying health conditions?

Adrian Goldberg hears from clinical epidemiologist Dr Deepti Gurdasani of Queen Mary University London, Safiah Ngah who lost her father Zahari in the pandemic, and Sarah Walker whose brother Dan has severe learning disabilities.

Made in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.

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