Epidemiologist: 'Uncertainty' in Covid cases forecast

An epidemiologist has warned that new predictions of a slump in Covid cases this winter should not be taken at face value. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine suggested that daily infections could go down to 5,000-a-day, even without restrictions. But epidemiologist Mike Tildesley said: "It's all dependent on how rapidly the vaccination programme goes and how much we expect immunity through vaccination to wane … only really time can tell.".

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