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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a leading epidemiologist and former senior government health advisor said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A social distancing sign is seen on a street, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Newcastle, Britain, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith. Neil Ferguson, a professor of epidemiology at London’s Imperial College, told the BBC the country was facing a “perfect storm” of rising infections as people return to work and school. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that he did not want another national lockdown but that new restrictions may be ne... Full story

19 September