9 Sep 2020

England’s deputy chief medical officer tells public to be cautious as Covid restrictions ‘may go on for several months’


We asked to speak to England’s Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, or a health minister from his department – but they wouldn’t come on the programme.

However, we did speak to Jenny Harries, who is the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England.

We started by asking whether the prime minister’s ambitious moonshot testing plan was as achievable as putting a man on the moon?