MAIL ONLINE: Coronavirus: Scientists warn of negative consequences of mass testing

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Release date: 31/3/2020

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Mass public testing for coronavirus could have a negative impact on compliance with social isolation and other protective behaviours, scientists have warned.

Professor Madelynne Arden at Sheffield Hallam University, and Professor Christopher Armitage at the University of Manchester, wrote of their concerns to England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty, Health Secretary Matt Hancock and others.

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TitleCoronavirus: Scientists warn of negative consequences of mass testing
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date31/03/20
DescriptionMass public testing for coronavirus could have a negative impact on compliance with social isolation and other protective behaviours, scientists have warned.

Professor Madelynne Arden at Sheffield Hallam University, and Professor Christopher Armitage at the University of Manchester, wrote of their concerns to England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty, Health Secretary Matt Hancock and others.
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-8173277/Coronavirus-Scientists-warn-negative-consequences-mass-testing.html
PersonsChristopher Arden Armitage