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As the pandemic accelerates, the world waits for the discovery of a vaccine. But there is no guarantee one will be discovered – or that it will be distributed fairly.
Why Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London – the so-called Professor Lockdown – believes he has been vindicated and his team’s work has saved many lives during the coronavirus pandemic. But he still has serious regrets
Global susceptibility to misinformation and a pandemic-induced fear of the unknown have given anti-vaccination activists a new lease of life.
As the pandemic has swept the globe, it has passed with particular virulence through the world’s meat-packing plants.
The leader of the Oxford vaccine trial recognises that people want clarity, not bluster.
Societies that have shown greater respect for their citizens’ personal information appear to have suffered more.
Positive news on the health front may mean the Chancellor opts to revisit his planned withdrawal of economic support.
Experts warn that hotchpotch pandemic signage is creating confusion – just as drivers suffer when there are inconsistent road signs.
The libertarian right’s disregard for social responsibility and scientific expertise has been exposed by their opposition to a basic safety measure.
Only 36 per cent of Britons wear masks in public places, against 90 per cent in Singapore, 85 in Italy, 79 in France, and 65 in Germany.
Non-scientists can perform the useful task of testing and interrogating the case made by the scientists.