Top Scientific Advisor to UK Government Says 2 Meter Social Distancing Rule Based on “Very Fragile Evidence”

Posted on May 21, 2020 11:59 am
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A top scientific adviser to the UK government says that the 2 meter social distancing rule is based on “very fragile evidence.”

The British government has been advising its citizens to keep a 2 meter distance for over two months despite other countries advising the gap only needs to be one meter.

Professor Robert Dingwall, a sociologist at Nottingham Trent University and a member of government advisory group NERVTAG (New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group), said the 2 meter distance was unnecessary.

“The World Health Organization recommends a one metre distance, Denmark has adopted it since the

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