Daily Archives: June 30, 2021

Covid-19 cases are increasing again in the UK, but the dynamics of this wave will be different because the majority of adults have been vaccinated. Martin McKee was immediately convinced that a third wave of Covid-19 was imminent when the first data on the new Delta form of Sars-CoV-2 began to trickle in between April and early May. McKee, a professor of European public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, was particularly taken aback by estimates of Delta’s R number, the average number of persons infected by a single virus. “It was clear that this was…