‘Treat the public as adults’ Aug. 3, 2020

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The director of the Francis Crick Institute, Sir Paul Nurse, told Sarah Smith the Government should "treat the public as adults" in its communications over Covid-19. He also said: “I think we need greater openness in the decision- making. It sometimes seems somewhat shrouded in secrecy.” Sir Paul was speaking as the Government revealed that new 90-minute tests that can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out in care homes and laboratories from next week. With Dame Anne Johnson, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University College London. Credit: Getty Images



The director of the Francis Crick Institute, Sir Paul Nurse, told Sarah Smith the Government should "treat the public as adults" in its communications over Covid-19. He also said: “I think we need greater openness in the decision- making. It sometimes seems somewhat shrouded in secrecy.” Sir Paul was speaking as the Government revealed that new 90-minute tests that can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out in care homes and laboratories from next week. With Dame Anne Johnson, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at University College London. Credit: Getty Images