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The New Statesman’s medical columnist describes his experiences as a GP in the face of Covid-19, as a rumour grew to a distant threat and then to the remarkable challenge of a global pandemic
The Google research unit's latest breakthrough will transform our understanding of life itself. How was the technology developed and who will benefit from it?
Women from China's Uighur minority reveal how the country's family planning policies, which have long controlled women’s bodies, have been weaponised against them.
How a rule intended to curb speculation about political leaders’ mental health has left many psychiatrists questioning their professional body.
The same nature documentaries that once took great pains to remove humans from the frame are now desperate to return us to the story.
The Nazis’ barbaric testing of suplhur drugs during the Second World War is a warning from history.
Inflicting a defective vaccine on millions would damage the immunisation campaign, and gift ammunition to anti-vaxxers.
Nearly one in five people in the UK experienced some form of depression in June, up by 10 per cent the previous year.
How competition between nations could undermine the fight to eradicate Covid-19.
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.