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Quarantine, Test and Trace and BODMAS

The UK has introduced new rules requiring everyone arriving in the country to self-isolate for 14 days. But can there be many places more infectious?

The UK has introduced new rules requiring everyone arriving in the country to self-isolate for 14 days. But given the severity of the UK’s outbreak can there be many places more infectious? Is it true that Covid-19 mostly kills people who would die soon anyway? The first figures are out showing how England’s Test and Trace scheme is performing, but they contain a mystery we’re keen to resolve. Are Pangolins the most trafficked animal in the world? And we play with some mathematical puzzles, courtesy of statistician Jen Rogers.

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28 minutes

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  • Wed 17 Jun 2020 09:00
  • Wed 17 Jun 2020 21:00

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