Monday, 16 May, 2022

Coronavirus R0: What is the R number and why does it matter?

In the every day briefing before this 7 days, Primary Minister Boris Johnson said to keep away from the “disaster” of a next peak the United kingdom have to continue to keep the R amount below one.

But what is the R range and why does it subject?

BBC overall health correspondent Laura Foster describes what governments are aiming for and why it issues.

Online video by Terry Saunders, Laura Foster and Tobias Chapple

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