Professor Dominic Harrison

Coronavirus column: A look at how virus rates are rising

Published on Thursday 24 March 2022 at 11:27 am

In his penultimate column ahead of his retirement, our Director of Public Health Prof Dominic Harrison gives an update on the rise in Covid cases and hospitalisations, and reflects on the additional risks to people with preventable conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.

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Coronavirus column: Health inequalities put us at greater risk

Published on Friday 21 January 2022 at 10:01 am

In his weekly column, Prof Dominic Harrison, our Director of Public Health,  reviews the current data and comments on the health inequalities that put areas like Blackburn with Darwen at a greater risk:

The good news is that it looks like the reported Covid Omicron case rate peaked in parts of Pennine Lancashire at or around the 5th January.

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