Second Wave has begun and will get worse, says Government adviser

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A professor who has been advising the Government on coronavirus says the Second Wave has begun and will get worse as we head into winter.

Sir John Bell, regius professor of medicine at Oxford University, who has been overseeing the Government’s antibody test programme and advising ministers, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that a “second wave” of Covid-19 had led to a surge in demand for tests.

He said: “I think what’s going wrong is the second wave.

“A month ago they had spare capacity in testing – significant spare capacity – but I think what has been underestimated was the speed at which the second wave would arrive, but also the pressure put

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