UK virus measures could last for months, health official warns

London (AFP) – Social-distancing measures to tackle coronavirus are likely to be in place for many more months, one of Britain’s top health officials warned on Wednesday, as the world waits for either a vaccine or drugs that can stop people dying.”Until we have those — and the probability of having those any time in the next calendar year are incredibly small… we are going to have to rely on other, social measures,” Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, told a media briefing.Pressure is growing on the British government to explain how it might ease a month-long lockdown that has se…

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