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Coronavirus: Is the Kent variant responsible for the rise in cases among young people in Israel and Italy?4 min read
A spike in cases has been reported among young people in Israel and Italy.
More than 15 million people in the UK have now received their first dose of a Covid vaccine. A piece of extraordinary news that must be celebrated... with some important caveat.
Vaccines are on their way, but the pandemic is still a long way from being over. Other faiths have managed to give up their celebrations and pilgrimages. Surely we can put up with a low-key Christmas?
Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults – What we now know about schools and COVID-19.6 min read
The risk associated with schools is tied to the level of community transmission. The more community transmission there is, the more transmission there will be in schools.
Donald Trump would throw everything he could to stay in the White House, even if it means hidding quid pro quos to broker peace between enemy states, so he could present himself as a peacemaker in the Middle East.
‘Beta testing’ of bold ideas is rare in foreign affairs, but the UAE and Bahrain have provided just such a test case for the Saudis in their own push to normalise relations with Israel.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates weren’t at war, so their new deal is not really a peace accord. Nor does it satisfy the Palestinians, who need Arab nations to support their drive for statehood.