VARIOUS LOCAL AND NATIONAL MEDIA: Greater Manchester coronavirus response

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 31/3/2020

Description

Channel 4 News, Sky News, and BBC North West Tonight have all reported on the joint efforts, by the University and partners across Manchester, to create a rapid response research group to the coronavirus outbreak. On North West Tonight [08:00], Prof Ian Bruce explained that the city’s devolved health budget has given city authorities greater flexibility in their response. Sky News [no link available] spoke to Prof Graham Lord on the work to find an effective treatment for COVID-19. And Prof Lord also spoke to Channel 4 News [no link available] on the risks facing Manchester’s population, and the potential for the virus to widen existing health inequalities.

Media coverage

TitleGreater Manchester response
Media name/outletVarious
Media typeTelevision
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date31/03/20
DescriptionChannel 4 News, Sky News, and BBC North West Tonight have all reported on the joint efforts, by the University and partners across Manchester, to create a rapid response research group to the coronavirus outbreak. On North West Tonight [08:00], Prof Ian Bruce explained that the city’s devolved health budget has given city authorities greater flexibility in their response. Sky News [no link available] spoke to Prof Graham Lord on the work to find an effective treatment for COVID-19. And Prof Lord also spoke to Channel 4 News [no link available] on the risks facing Manchester’s population, and the potential for the virus to widen existing health inequalities.
PersonsIan Bruce, Graham Lord