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UK Column News - 19th June 2020

Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with today's UK Column News.

START – Good news: CoronaVirus level moves to DefCon 3…
The flexible virus: the nation is really at level 2 – total confusion reigns
Virus confusion being driven from above…?
Matt Hancock: a reminder on vaccines – particularly for children
Mail Online propaganda: MMR jab ‘could help protect against COVID-19’…
Future CoronaVirus vaccine being prioritised for over 50s
Hancock still avoids discussion of HydroxyChloroQuine which has been demonised
UK Column article: The HydroxyChloroQuine Scandal
Politicisation: major questions must be asked about how drug trials are being run
Hancock: new vaccine being produced in readiness regardless of testing or approval…
Government is breaching a number of protocols on vaccine safety and testing 
What is the urgency to produce a vaccine while the risks are diminishing…?
Who will get a place in Intensive Care in the next crisis and who will not…?
China: ‘Second wave’ hysteria strikes…
21:18 – Contact tracing apps: NHS app to be taken over by Google and Apple
Contact tracing is really a social distancing app with data gathering
21 Wire article: Oxford experts – ‘no scientific evidence for COVID two metre rule’
Guardian: Tory MPs urge Boris to cut 2m physical distancing
Masks: Trump says some Americans wear masks to show they disapprove of him
Masks: no evidence they provide any protection for users
Mandatory masks…? Face masks are here to stay…? The new abnormal…
Meet mask avenger Professor Jaydip Ray
35:05 – One third of A-level and GCSE results ‘to be marked down’
Education Datalab: GCSE results 2020
Government to spend millions on education sector to offset school closures
Will the bar have to be lowered for college admission going forward…?
US schools reopening: testing, surveillance and outbreak control
US schools to have mandatory masks and almost no social interaction…
42:15 – Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee: £100 billion more QE
43:01 – USA: John Bolton criticises Trump’s presidency – DOJ moves to block book
US President Trump responds – information in the manuscript is classified
47:54 – Five Eyes summit held – Australia says China did it…!
China is under increased scrutiny: EU and India also speaking out
NATO Defence Ministers meeting: South-East Asian theatre under review
US President Trump confirms plan to cut US troops in Germany to 25,000
Poland keen for the removed US troops to be sent there
EU defence is currently in a state of flux