The Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission (REACT-1) programme is the largest research project looking at viral spread across England. Part 2 of its data has been published this morning, which involved 150,000 volunteers tested across England between 19 June and 8 July. The results have been posted in preprint.
Journalists who wanted to hear from the scientist who lead this project and ask them questions, dialled into the briefing.
Prof Paul Elliott, FMedSci, Director of the programme, and Chair in Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Imperial College London
Prof Steven Riley, Professor of Infectious Disease Dynamics, Imperial College London
This briefing was accompanied by an SMC Roundup of Comments