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10,000 Fewer Patients in England Started Treatment for Breast Cancer in Past Year

Progress in reducing deaths from breast cancer has been put at risk by lockdown, with more than 10,000 fewer patients in England alone having started treated for the disease in the past year compared to the year before.
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Keeping Schools Open Had Only a Minor Impact on the Spread of COVID-19 in Sweden

A recent study found that keeping schools open had only a minor impact on the spread of COVID-19 in Sweden. The results suggest that "school closure is not an effective way to contain SARS-CoV-2".
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Boris Announces Extension of Lockdown by Four “Crucial Weeks” – Noting “Possibility” That a “Far More Dangerous” New Variant Could Cause Further Delays After July 19th

Boris Johnson has extended lockdown by four weeks to vaccinate more Brits and prevent "thousands more deaths". He says July 19th will be a "terminus date", but notes that a "new variant" could warrant further delays.

If Not Now, When? Tory Backbenchers Rage at the Delay to Lifting Restrictions

The Prime Minister will have to put his updated lockdown roadmap dates to a vote in the Commons before the end of June – a vote which he will likely win, but not without a swell of opposition from his own MPs.
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