100% accurate antibody test: is it the ‘game changer’ Boris Johnson has claimed? Plus, how schools will keep kids safe when they return.
A new antibody test for covid-19's been called a "game changer" by the Prime Minister, but is he overstating its impact? It can tell if someone's had the virus, but that doesn't necessarily mean you're immune. One of the UK's top scientists, Professor Danny Altmann from the British Society for Immunology, tells the podcast the public shouldn't raise its hopes too high.
Circus tents and festival marquees are among suggestions being made by architects to help schools get going again. They're being recommended as headteachers work out how to hold classes while keeping children two metres apart. The Evening Standard's education editor Anna Davis says the ideas could help teachers who are alarmed about an education gap they fear is growing between children who
are being home-schooled and those who are not.
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