RSS in the media



14 March 2021
Observer: Speedy Covid tests are very useful, but not conclusive
12 March 2021
Radio 4 PM: Interview with Sheila Bird on schools testing
Telegraph: Seven in 10 positive Covid cases in school children likely to be wrong (paywalled)

10 March 2021
BBC online: Covid-19: False test results 'ruining' return to school
9 March 2021
Research Fortnight: Statisticians call for full review of health statistics after pandemic
Research Live: RSS calls for a review of health data
Civil Service World: RSS demands ‘full review’ of government’s use of health statistics
Times Higher:  RSS head: Statisticians no longer ‘party bores’ in Covid era (paywalled)
8 March 2021
Telegraph: Schools are open: all you need to know about Covid-19 testing and face mask rules
BBC online: School rapid test cannot be overruled, says minister
Mail Online: Children who test positive for Covid at home will get follow-up test, No 10 says
7 March 2021
The I Paper: Boris Johnson says UK can ‘start moving closer to normality’ as schools prepare to reopen
Telegraph: Concern quick-result tests on pupils will give too many false positives
Evening Standard: PM vows to stick with cautious lockdown approach as schools prepare to return
Observer: How do we track and measure new variants of coronavirus?
6 March 2021
BBC online: Is school mask and testing policy flawed?
Radio 4 Today: Interview with Sheila Bird on school testing
Observer: School Covid tests: positive results 'very likely' to be false
Mail on Sunday: Operation back to class: 57 million test kits are sent to schools in Boris' bold first step out of lockdown
5 March 2021
Independent: Getting parental consent is biggest challenge for school Covid tests

4 March 2021
Civil Service World: ‘More important than ever that stats are credible’: RSS invites entries for awards
28 February 2021
Observer: Both Covid jabs are working well in the real world, not just the lab
25 February 2021
Guardian: English school leaders despair over new rules on Covid tests and masks
24 February 2021
Civil Service World: Gove and Hancock rebuked for failing to appear before Covid-19 probe
21 February 2021
Observer: Is 12 weeks between Covid jabs too long?
19 February 2021
BMJ: Covid-19: Is vaccination roll out reducing cases and deaths in the UK?
17 February 2021
Today Programme: Prof Jennifer Rogers discusses the vaccine roll-out
16 February 2021
HuffPost: Has Lockdown 3 Worked? How Covid Cases, Hospitals Numbers And The R Rate Change