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Too many people think pandemic is over, warns Jonathan Van-Tam

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Too many people think pandemic is over, warns Jonathan Van-Tam

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has told BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 5 Live that “too many people believe that this pandemic is now over”.

Prof Van-Tam urged people to be cautious over winter and the Christmas period, but suggested easier times could be just a few months away.

Asked how a Christmas lockdown could be prevented, the expert told the BBC: “Christmas, and indeed all of the darker winter months, are potentially going to be problematic”.

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