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Go with the flow: how helpful is mass testing?

6 April 2021

2:40 AM

6 April 2021

2:40 AM

Over half the adult population has been vaccinated, new infections and deaths have plummeted to their lowest level since last September — and the government chooses this point to launch a programme to test every adult for Covid twice a week. The Prime Minister is due to announce this afternoon that lateral flow testing kits will be distributed by the million, free of charge to anyone who wants them.

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