Pandemic

Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’
Xi Jinping
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Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 15 September
15 Sep 2020
Why everyone’s talking about a ‘Covid Christmas’
CHEADLE HULME, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 07: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greets a man dressed as Father Christmas during the warm up before a girls' soccer match between Hazel Grove
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Why everyone’s talking about a ‘Covid Christmas’

Boris Johnson fails to rule out potential festive disruptions after introducing new limit on social gatherings
10 Sep 2020
How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns
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How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns

Xiong’an is being championed by President Xi Jinping as a ‘new standard’ for post-coronavirus era
9 Sep 2020
How much coronavirus does it take to make us ill?
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How much coronavirus does it take to make us ill?

Scientists are mapping out the potential effects of higher viral loads in Covid
4 Sep 2020
Why the WHO is warning that Covid-19 won’t end with vaccine
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Why the WHO is warning that Covid-19 won’t end with vaccine

Top official says localised lockdown measures are key to tackling Covid
2 Sep 2020
As few as one in ten civil servants heed ‘back to work’ call
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As few as one in ten civil servants heed ‘back to work’ call

FOI request reveals that between just 10% and 15% of Cabinet Office staff have returned to office
17 Aug 2020
Why gun violence has soared in US cities
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Why gun violence has soared in US cities

Coronavirus frustration, firearms sales increases and George Floyd protests among reasons for hike
17 Aug 2020
Will swine flu be the next global pandemic?
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Will swine flu be the next global pandemic?

New G4 flu strain has jumped from pigs to humans
30 Jun 2020
Italy and Spain see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’
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Italy and Spain see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Officials express cautious optimism as death tolls fall in both nations
6 Apr 2020
How the pandemics of the 20th century ended
Asian Flu, 1957, pandemic
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How the pandemics of the 20th century ended

Spanish, Asian and Hong Kong flu killed millions before medical advances and social measures brought them to a close
2 Apr 2020
Instant Opinion: Salmond trial ‘deepens faultlines’
Alex Salmond
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Instant Opinion: Salmond trial ‘deepens faultlines’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 25 March
25 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson should drop his Brexiteer mentality
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Instant Opinion: Johnson should drop his Brexiteer mentality

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 17 March
17 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: ten reasons not to panic
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Coronavirus: ten reasons not to panic

Microbiology expert considers the causes for optimism
16 Mar 2020
What makes coronavirus deadly to some but not others?
Coronavirus, Korea
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What makes coronavirus deadly to some but not others?

Experts says immune system may work against the body in severe cases of the infection
27 Feb 2020
Spanish flu: how not to deal with a pandemic
Spanish flu nurses
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Spanish flu: how not to deal with a pandemic

Coronavirus has reminded us of 1918 and the influenza that killed up to 100 million
26 Feb 2020
What products are threatened by the coronavirus?
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What products are threatened by the coronavirus?

Supplies of food, tech and fashion goods at threat as factories across China close doors
20 Feb 2020
Coronavirus: super spreaders and the risk in the UK
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Coronavirus: super spreaders and the risk in the UK

Health officials urged to disclose movements of British businessman believed to have contracted disease in Singapore
10 Feb 2020
A world at risk: the mounting threat of pandemic diseases
Virus, disease
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A world at risk: the mounting threat of pandemic diseases

New report says a global outbreak could kill 80 million people
18 Sep 2019
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