Herd immunity may be closer than thought because antibody surveys ‘dramatically underestimate’ cases

Britain may be closer to herd immunity against Covid-19 than previously thought because surveillance studies are inherently flawed, top scientists said today. According to research looking at antibody test results, just seven per cent of Britons and 17 per cent of Londoners have been infected and recovered from the disease. Experts made these estimates by testing … Read more

‘Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to f-things up’ – Obama shares his private doubts on former VP 

Barack Obama is sharing doubts about the ability of his former Vice President Joe Biden to win the 2020 election, according to a new report.    Tensions linger between the camps with the VP determined to prove the naysayers wrong after Obama backed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as his successor in 2016, Politico states. While … Read more

Nick Train tells investors: ‘Don’t underestimate the value of survivability’

Nick Train, Finsbury Growth & Income trust manager, has been round the block a few times in a 39-year investing career  ‘We know enough to know that we don’t know.’ Anyone tempted to try to predict the stock market’s next move in the coronavirus crisis would do well to heed those words from Finsbury Growth … Read more

Italians warn not to underestimate coronavirus

‘The worst case scenario is what will happen’: Italians record messages they wish they could have played to themselves ten days ago as they warn not to underestimate coronavirus Quarantined Italians admitted they underestimated the magnitude of infection  Cases in Italy have grown exponentially in and have now almost hit 30,000  They suggest some people … Read more