Professor Christina Pagel presented the latest data showing that cases are going up across the UK, with prevalence of Omicron variant increasing in London and the Southeast. Professor Stephen Reicher presented Independent SAGE recommendations for an immediate response to Omicron. With special guest Dr Rachel Clarke, who joined Professor Elizabeth Stokoe and Professor John Drury from the Independent SAGE Behavioural group in a discussion on whether there is such a thing as an ‘acceptable’ level of deaths in a pandemic.

Watch the briefing here