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Fall in recorded Covid infections could be due to test avoidance

2 August 2021

A fall in Covid-19 infection rates could be driven by a reluctance to self-isolate leading to an avoidance of taking a test, even when people are experiencing symptoms, says Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Health).

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