Should Sick People Stay At Home? Warnings Of The Rise Of a Severe Bug Sparks Debate | GMB

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Published on 12 Oct 2021, 8:30
As people continue to socialise without restrictions for the first time properly since March 2020, the propensity for seasonal illnesses to spread is particularly high.
Illnesses are spreading particularly fast because our immune systems remain low as a result of lockdowns and social distancing lowering our natural immunity.
GPs in the South West are seeing "a stream of patients" who had received positive lateral flow tests, but subsequently received negative PCR results so now people who test negative after a PCR test but have Covid-19 symptoms are being urged to self isolate.
So is self isolation for anyone with any symptoms despite a negative test to self isolate or is that totally unrealistic for a country struggling to come out of a pandemic?
Broadcast on 12/10/21

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