vaccine

Vaccination is the only way out of this catastrophe

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Monday started with me opening my bedroom windows to let what little light there is come through, only to find…

Are there any mountains left unclimbed?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Bad service Economic growth fell by 2.6% in November, the month of the second lockdown, compared with falls of 7.3%…

The truth about the vaccine ‘postcode lottery’

23 January 2021 9:00 am

‘Postcode lottery!’ people scream when one area feels less well treated than another in a public service — in this…

What makes us think they’ll release lockdown after vaccines?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Has the coup happened yet? You have the advantage over me. It was supposed to have taken place on Sunday.…

Portrait of the week: Vaccination, inauguration and a food box denunciation

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Home The government undertook to offer a first dose of vaccine to the adult population of the UK by September.…

Could the Australian approach to Covid work in Britain?

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The government’s most important economic policy is its vaccination programme. The speed at which people are immunised will determine when…

To reopen schools, we need to vaccinate teachers

23 January 2021 9:00 am

At the start of the Covid-19 crisis, Chris Whitty often made the point that a pandemic kills in two ways:…

How effective has the Covid vaccine been in Israel?

21 January 2021 10:45 pm

The world’s eyes are on Israel at the moment, as the country continues its phenomenally fast roll-out of the Pfizer…

The difficult vaccine debate we've shied away from

20 January 2021 12:22 am

The Prime Minister only has himself to blame for the public outcry over 70-year-olds being vaccinated when there are still…

Is the one shot jab a game changer?

16 January 2021 6:01 pm

The UK’s decision to lengthen the gap between first and second doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines has been…

What have we learnt from this pandemic?

9 January 2021 9:00 am

So great have been the government’s failures over Covid that it would be easy to forget to give credit where…

The EU has botched its vaccination programme

9 January 2021 9:00 am

The EU has botched its vaccination programme

A race against time: can the vaccine outpace the virus?

9 January 2021 9:00 am

Can the vaccine outpace the virus?

Covid sparks a major incident in London

9 January 2021 2:00 am

Is the NHS at risk of being overwhelmed? That’s a question of increasing concern in Westminster as hospital admissions rise. Sadiq Khan…

Macron’s vaccine ‘citizen panel’ is doomed to fail

8 January 2021 2:15 am

France has a problem when it comes to the coronavirus vaccine. Emmanuel Macron’s administration has so far only given out…

How Israel became a world leader in vaccination

2 January 2021 5:25 am

On a cold night three days before the end of the 2020 I drove down to Jerusalem’s Pais Arena. The…

Let’s bust some vaccine myths

31 December 2020 1:46 am

Today is a great day for all of us. The licensing of the ChAdOx vaccine will mean a step change…

Could 30 per cent of Brits have some Covid immunity?

23 December 2020 8:00 pm

How big is the job of vaccination? The aim is herd immunity, to protect enough people so that the virus…

Why mRNA vaccines could revolutionise medicine

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Why mRNA vaccines could revolutionise medicine

Portrait of the year: Coronavirus, falling statues, banned Easter eggs and compulsory Scotch eggs

19 December 2020 9:00 am

January Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, signed the EU withdrawal agreement, sent from Brussels by train. Sajid Javid, the Chancellor…

Ring out, wild bells: 2021 will be a year of renewal

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Save for those old enough to have lived through the second world war and its immediate austere aftermath, it would…

Is zero Covid achievable? A scientific debate about the virus

19 December 2020 9:00 am

A scientific debate about the virus

Europe’s slow vaccine approval is testing Germany’s patience

16 December 2020 11:56 pm

The Bundestag can’t be an easy place to be a politician right now. At the start of the pandemic, Germany…

Portrait of the week: Vaccine shots, Brexit stutters and a frosty reception for the royals

12 December 2020 9:00 am

Home The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine began, rather slowly, to be given to some old people in hospital and health workers.…

Why we can be confident in the safety of Covid vaccines

12 December 2020 9:00 am

At the beginning of the Covid crisis, some expressed the hope that a pandemic might at least bring a divided…