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Health Secretary Rejects Telling People To Work From Home Despite Scientific Advice

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The health secretary today rejected telling people to work from home despite the government introducing new covid measures.

Sajid Javid said he did not think it was “necessary” for people to work from home amid concerns over the new omicron variant.

It comes after Boris Johnson last night announced compulsory mask-wearing and stricter travel rules to combat the new highly transmissible strain.

Asked if people should work from home “where possible” Javid told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show: “No, I don’t think that’s necessary.

“Because this is about taking proportionate action against the risks that we face.

“I think what we have set out yesterday and a couple of days before that on the red listing - these are the........

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