#Newsnight has learned of growing concerns among the scientific community about the effectiveness of lateral flow tests - rapid Covid test kits - to be made available in tier three areas. Policy Editor@lewis_goodall reports on the concerns and the latest on the tier system 👇
“All of the health restrictions, which are necessary to keep people safe, need to go hand in hand with economic support.” Labour MP @jamesmurray_ldn says before the party votes in favour of the new tier system, “fair support has to be available” for areas in Tier 3 #Newsnight
As Tulsa hit the third tier of Oklahoma's hospital surge plan over Thanksgiving, health care leaders are incredulous that such levels have been reached here, putting an ever-increasing strain on COVID-19 wards and workers while the numbers just keep...
Johnson defends Covidtier system in England as Tory backlash grows
The hospitality industry has claimed the government’s new Covid-19tier system will wipe out billions of pounds of trading and lead to huge job losses, despite many venues being allowed to reopen
“I’ve not got that many years left of me and I’m not going to be fastened in a house.” Here’s how one 83-year-old in Barnsley reacted to the news that tier three restrictions will be introduced in South Yorkshire from Saturday. See more here:
The Governor has just moved Riverside County back into the most restrictive lockdown tier. With unemployment in CA 50% higher than the national average, he has just put MORE people out of work. We cannot sustain this.
This is America’s ugly two-tier criminal justice system: If you are a billionaire like Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking, you get off with virtually no punishment. If you are a person of color or working class person, the justice system is built to work against you.