Letters: Labour’s left vs left struggle

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Left vs left Sir: Your leading article (‘Comfort spending’, 28 November) makes the classic mistake about modern politics which prevents…

Portrait of the week: Tiers, Scotch eggs and a devastated high street

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Home The Commons voted by 291 votes to 78 for new coronavirus regulations putting 55 million people in England into…

The problem with ‘immunity passports’

5 December 2020 9:00 am

The many dangers of ‘immunity passports’

Russians are wary of Putin's vaccine

4 December 2020 6:20 pm

Never one to let a bandwagon pass by, Vladimir Putin launched his own national vaccine programme the moment Britain said…

Did Brexit lead to the UK’s vaccine success?

3 December 2020 5:56 am

Today the United Kingdom became the first country in the West to clinically authorise a vaccine protecting against Covid-19, after…

We need a dose of vaccine realism

28 November 2020 9:00 am

One of my geniuses as both a commentator and a character is to confront what for most normal people amounts…

How to win over vaccine sceptics

28 November 2020 9:00 am

How to win over vaccine sceptics

What we know so far about the Oxford vaccine

27 November 2020 3:03 am

It’s three for three as far as positive outcomes from Covid vaccine trials are concerned. But the announcement from AstraZeneca…

How moral is it to refuse a vaccine?

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Well thank goodness for that, eh? Just as we reached our darkest hour and resigned ourselves to an endless series…

Letters: The limitations of a Covid vaccine

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Still distant Sir: In James Forsyth’s analysis (‘Boris’s booster shot’, 14 November) he infers that a vaccine, if provided to…

The dangers of censoring anti-vaxxers

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Earlier this week, the Labour party wrote to the government urging it to bring forward legislation so that social media…

There's nothing wrong with profiting from a vaccine

17 November 2020 3:14 am

A couple of shots to the arm and this will all be over. With today’s news from Moderna, last week’s…

Open and shut case: how did lockdown affect shops?

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Shot in the arm Global stock markets reached a new high after pharmaceutical firm Pfizer announced a vaccine it is…

The questions we must ask about the Covid vaccine

14 November 2020 9:00 am

The Covid vaccine still has a long way to go

Will the vaccine revive Boris?

14 November 2020 9:00 am

The first full week of the new national lockdown had the potential to be very difficult for Boris Johnson. Although…

Portrait of the week: Vaccine hopes up, Zoom shares down and Biden calls Boris

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Home Pfizer and BioNTech announced a vaccine against Covid-19 of 90 per cent efficacy from two injections three weeks apart.…

Will the Pfizer vaccine live up to the hype?

10 November 2020 1:03 am

So is this the big turning point? Markets certainly seem to think so. No sooner had news broken that the…

What I learnt as an Oxford vaccine guinea pig

13 September 2020 4:04 pm

Was the Oxford vaccine trial paused? Mine wasn’t. I signed up for it last week, in the 55 to 69-year-old…

The vaccine goalposts have shifted

8 September 2020 3:42 am

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock provided a vaccine update this morning London time, reporting that the chances of the Oxford…

Will the speculative vaccine shopping spree ever end?

29 July 2020 11:24 pm

Somewhere, possibly in the land of big sheds, just off the M1 in Leicestershire, must be a burgeoning NHS surplus…

Warehouses were converted in 1918 to keep patients suffering from the flu pandemic in quarantine. Credit: Getty Images

One hundred years on, could we cope with a new flu pandemic?

26 January 2019 9:00 am

Do you remember the swine flu panic a decade ago? Jeremy Brown, the author of this book, describes it here.…