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COVID-19 & Government Response

Total 8 Posts

COVID in 2023 and beyond – Why virus trends are more difficult to predict three years on

5 min read
How will the coronavirus pandemic be in 2023? This question is in some ways impossible to answer, given a number of unknowns. One thing is for certain though – the pandemic is not over yet.

China-bashing is being used to normalise mass-disability and loss of life

4 min read
China’s Zero COVID policy is being criticised as a means of legitimising the abandonment of public health in the West.

COVID inquiry: the UK government’s pandemic response was often not ‘guided by the science’ – yet now scientists are under fire

5 min read
An ongoing narrative seeks to shift the blame away from the government for mismanagement of the pandemic, by depicting it as beholden to all-powerful scientists.

Boris Johnson’s messy political legacy of lies, scandals and delivering Brexit to his base.

6 min read
The scandal that brought his downfall wasn’t Boris Johnson’s first. Witty and charming to some, but dishonest and untrustworthy to others, he leaves his country and party very divided, as well as the legacy of his scandals.

Stronger democracies have seen fewer excess deaths during COVID.

5 min read
The way societies are governed seems to have influenced how they’ve fared in terms of excess deaths during the pandemic. For pandemic preparedness, the public must be able to trust authorities and institutions.

Explosive emails revealed at the High Court describe the UK Government’s COVID testing programme.

3 min read
The Government’s shambolic COVID testing programme was described as ‘unlegit’ and ‘no way to do business’ in explosive emails revealed at the High Court yesterday.

COVID in children is not mild.

3 min read
Kim Wareham’s daughter is 10. After successfully protecting her against the virus for two years, omicron finally got her. Through her testimony, she wants people to know what her suffering has been like and that COVID-19 for children is not mild.
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