vaccine

Which James Bond film made the most money?

2 October 2021 9:00 am

Scummy idea Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner called Tories ‘scum’ in a speech to activists at her party’s conference. The…

America's Covid rules are for serfs, not celebrities

15 September 2021 6:35 am

Amid the ridiculous outfits at the Met Gala last night, between the faux-socialist in her absurd ‘Tax the Rich’ dress…

Can booster shots help Britain avoid another lockdown?

14 September 2021 10:01 pm

For weeks now, ministers have been getting increasingly frustrated by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s failure (JCVI) to back…

Why isn't the vaccine UK approved for 12- to 15-year-olds?

4 September 2021 10:20 am

This afternoon, the JCVI has essentially passed the buck on vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds. It has declared that the health benefits…

Why vaccine passports are pointless

14 August 2021 9:00 am

Despite having mocked app-happy Albion in my last column, I finally downloaded the NHS app. (Lest I seem a raging…

Italians are seeing red over the Covid ‘Green Pass’

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Italy’s Covid certificate is dividing the country

Why we shouldn’t fear a ‘fourth wave’ of Covid

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Covid is meeting a wall of immunity

New York’s vaccine passport scheme could have a nasty side effect

4 August 2021 7:11 pm

The latest French export to the United States is a requirement that people show proof of vaccination to visit indoor bars,…

Should Boris pay people to take the jab?

4 August 2021 3:44 pm

The steady stream of mixed messages coming from government ministers have been one of the few constants during the pandemic. Boris…

Macron's vaccine passport is uniting French anti-fascists and nationalists

2 August 2021 5:52 pm

Saturday was what is known in France as the Chassé-croisé, the busiest day of the year on the roads, when…

Why Israel is rolling out a third Covid jab

31 July 2021 1:33 pm

Israel has today become the first country in the world to offer a third Covid-19 booster vaccine on a large…

Party time: the price of freedom

24 July 2021 9:00 am

Party time depends on following the party line

Boris is in danger of becoming the Prime Minister he once warned against

24 July 2021 9:00 am

Back when Boris Johnson was on a mission to stop identity cards being used in Britain, he made a very…

No vax, no vote? Macron's vaccine passport plan sparks fury

24 July 2021 5:52 am

Will it be necessary to produce a passe sanitaire (vaccination passport) to be allowed to vote in France? With 221…

Why Israel is rolling-out third vaccine doses

15 July 2021 6:29 pm

It’s time to think about your third Covid vaccine dose. That might sound like a premature suggestion when many people…

Who was the first to wear a face mask?

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Mask crusader Who first wore a medical face mask? — The beaked outfits worn by plague doctors aside, the first…

How many people are self-isolating when they’re told to?

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Isolated cases Large numbers of people are still being ordered to self-isolate in spite of having been vaccinated — 137,560…

What can Britain learn from Israel on ending lockdown?

23 June 2021 8:29 pm

Israel has been the world’s whole-country experiment to establish how, and how fast, Covid vaccination can return life to normal…

What's the real reason Israel's vaccines were rejected by Palestinians?

22 June 2021 6:53 am

Sipping an iced coffee in a Tel Aviv café this week, it felt like it was 2018 again. Nobody wears a…

How Russia lurched from vaccine victory to Covid crisis

21 June 2021 5:27 pm

Russia made headlines last August when it triumphantly unveiled its pioneering coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V. But now, nearly a year…

Have tennis players always been expected to give interviews?

5 June 2021 9:00 am

Game, set, chat Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for failing to…

France is paying a heavy price for Macron's vaccine catastrophe

29 May 2021 12:30 am

The United States is growing at such a blistering pace the Federal Reserve may have to raise interest rates. In…

Why I’m considering cancelling my second Covid jab

22 May 2021 9:00 am

Why I’m considering cancelling my second Covid jab

Does getting Covid-19 protect you against reinfection?

19 May 2021 8:32 pm

How well does prior exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus protect you against reinfection? It has been a hotly-debated subject since…

Labour are deluding themselves about Boris's 'vaccine bounce'

15 May 2021 3:30 pm

That vast battalion of pinko pundits who confidently expected Boris Johnson to get a drubbing in last week’s elections has…