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Omicron: No10 Knocks Back Health Boss Over Advice On Socialising

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Downing Street has slapped down advice from a senior health boss today after she warned people not to socialise unless necessary.

The prime minister’s official spokesman said people should abide by official guidance after Dr Jenny Harries suggested people could limit their social contacts to curb the spread of the new covid variant.

Harries, the chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency, also said working from home would be a “good thing to do” if cases of omicron to surge.

Asked if her view on people avoiding socialising over the Christmas period was shared by the prime minister, his spokesman said: “No. Our advice........

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