Coronavirus

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Cellar’s market

June 5, 2020 4:57 pm

What bubbles up must go down

boog

Is this the Boog?

June 5, 2020 3:27 pm

First the government makes you wear a mask to go to the supermarket. Next they’ll be after your guns

sweden

Fact check: has Sweden really just renounced its anti-lockdown strategy?

June 5, 2020 3:22 pm

Was something lost — or, rather, added — in translation?

jacinda ardern woman

Is the Great Woman Theory of coronavirus leadership true?

June 5, 2020 2:33 pm

Other factors better explain which countries are totally girlbossing the virus

north korea

What’s the truth about coronavirus and North Korea?

June 4, 2020 1:44 pm

North Korean state media is presenting a rosy picture of a coronavirus-free state benefiting from medical aid from South Korea and China

care home

Dying of neglect: the other COVID care home scandal

June 4, 2020 1:11 pm

Out of sight, the elderly have remained out of mind during this crisis

whitehall

Whitehall on trial: how the UK government is preparing for the COVID inquiry

June 4, 2020 11:50 am

For the first time in living memory No. 10 is involved in delivering policy, not just making it

covid

The protests have not ended COVID-19

June 3, 2020 2:09 pm

Public health officials fear a spike in cases after large gatherings in cities

schools learning

What are the long-term effects of keeping schools closed?

June 3, 2020 8:33 am

The crisis in lockdown learning

ma jian wuhdunnit wuhan

Wuhdunnit? We have only suspicions, not proof

May 31, 2020 4:55 pm

The idea that the virus is man-made is not just a crazy theory that Trump got from one of his golf buddies

eschatology

It’s the eschatology, stupid

May 31, 2020 4:10 pm

What should Christians think about the pandemic?

germany

Is this why Germany has escaped lightly from coronavirus?

May 31, 2020 2:48 pm

It is hard to explain different death rates simply by the different approaches taken by governments

lockdown

End the lockdown. Stop the riots

May 30, 2020 1:10 pm

If people are free to smash up streets, they should be free to go to a bar or swimming pool

brexit

A no-deal Brexit is now all but inevitable

May 30, 2020 12:28 pm

In reality, each Brexit negotiator is merely going through the motions

immunity

Immunity to coronavirus may be far more widespread than thought

May 30, 2020 12:08 pm

If some of the population have a degree of resistance thanks to previous infection with other coronaviruses then the numbers change

who world health organization

Trump severs ties with World Health Organization

May 29, 2020 3:33 pm

‘China has total control over the World Health Organization despite paying only $40 million per year’

merkel germany

Can Germany spend its way out of the corona crisis?

May 29, 2020 11:44 am

Merkel’s generosity on behalf of the German taxpayer is reaping its rewards

disinfectant

Did any Americans actually inject disinfectant after Trump suggested it?

May 28, 2020 6:17 pm

One month on, it seems the President’s comments had virtually no impact

covid

The way ‘COVID deaths’ are being counted is a scandal

May 28, 2020 11:08 am

We have no idea how many lives have really been lost to the disease

norway

Norway health chief: lockdown was not needed to tame COVID

May 27, 2020 11:56 pm

A country should only enforce this draconian measure if it is sure that the academic foundation for lockdown was sound

japan

The mystery of Japan’s COVID success

May 27, 2020 8:38 am

Yes, there was a lockdown, of sorts, but it was all a bit phony

sewage

How sewage tests could save us from COVID-19

May 27, 2020 8:16 am

Human body waste could prove to be an extremely useful ‘leading indicator’, Yale study finds

civilization costs debate

The big debate: is lockdown wrong?

May 26, 2020 4:52 am

Matt Labash and Toby Young debate the biggest question of the moment

cummings

Dominic Cummings: Why I traveled to Durham

May 25, 2020 2:21 pm

‘I believe that in all circumstances I behaved reasonably and legally’

putin xi

Putin needs Xi more than China needs Russia

May 25, 2020 10:37 am

A special relationship