Only half of total cases by ONS reported numbers are diagnosed.
2 July 2021 – The answer is not more testing, but less — or ideally no — testing of school children. Not for nothing was Operation Moonshot described as a “misguided policy, unlikely to reduce transmission” in the British Medical Journal.
2 July 2021 – New aggressive testing and isolation guidelines mean that more and more healthy children are currently sitting at home, on their own, isolating. Schools, children and families are in turmoil.
By Dr Paul Cuddon Healthcare and Life Sciences and Dr Clare Craig Diagnostic Pathologist Are early warning signs from the UK’s ONS Infection Survey a missed opportunity in predicting outbreaks? Mass testing of a healthy population is another intervention explicitly not recommended in any pandemic planning for respiratory viral pathogens before 2020. HART’s view is […]