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Social “bubbles” to allow greater interaction isn’t likely in the UK for some time

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Socialising indoors with more than one household in social “bubbles” during the covid-19 crisis looks unlikely to be allowed any time soon in the UK, judging by the government’s scientific advisers and new modelling.

The UK government has told newspapers it is mulling allowing people to meet in bubbles of up to 10 people. Its Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies (SAGE) has also been tasked with seeing if people could expand their household group to another household, …



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