Professor Chris Whitty said today at a press conference in Downing Street that Covid-19 will continue to pose a threat to vulnerable people, like the flu or pneumonia, in winters in come

The threat of the coronavirus will be with us for the next winters, said Professor Whitty

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Boris Johnson said: “Today is not the end but it is very clearly a road map that leads us to the end”

He told a Downing Street press conference that it would be a “one-way trip, we very much hope”

Professor Whitty said there were still a “very large” number of people with coronavirus every day in the UK

He added: “There are still a lot of people in the hospital with this disease. This is not the end, but this is the time when we can have a regular, risk-based and risk-based opening. on data

“But everyone should stick to the guidelines as they go through the various stages, because if we don’t, we’ll come to a point where the rates will go up really high and you will find out that there are people who are not protected by vaccinations

The government’s chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, “strongly” agreed with Professor Whitty, adding: “It is very important to take action every five weeks because we have to take action. measures not to fly blindly

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