BLOG: There is no better time than now to test mass events
Professor Iain Buchan, Dean of the Institute of Population Health at the University of Liverpool and Matthew Ashton, Liverpool’s Director of Public Health, outline why the time is now to pilot testing of big events….
How do we get back to doing the things we love doing, safely?
That is the question we hope to answer through the Events Research Programme in Liverpool.
Covid-19 has not gone away – rates are low right now – but could rise through new variants and international travel.
However, we can’t spend the rest of our lives in lockdown, so we need to understand what the best and safest way of reopening key events is.
This vitally important scientific research programme is designed to provide a blueprint to opening up vital sectors of our economy.