Party season put on hold?

Party season put on hold?

Party season put on hold?

We are once again at a crucial period during this lockdown that could impact the ‘tougher tiering systems’ once we exit lockdown.

If we go out partying cases will go up rapidly – former chief scientific adviser.

SAGE expert and former chief scientific adviser Sir Mark Walport spoke to Kay Burley about yesterday’s Moderna vaccine developments and what he thinks Christmas will look like this year in England.

He said that the latest vaccine developments will not make a difference to the festive period.

“Christmas is not going to be affected by the vaccines. It’s going to take a bit longer than that,” he said.

“Cases are still rising. Hospitals are continuing to fill up. It’s absolutely critical that people continue to observe the lockdown rules.

“This give us the best chance of a break where we can see our friends and family. It’s hard to believe it’s going to be a normal Christmas.

“If we take up the brakes and go out partying – cases will go up rapidly. The virus will only come under control when we get a vaccine.”

He also had a message for people who say they will not get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Tweet credit: Kay Burley