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Experts and health professionals on daily COVID cases and deaths being at their highest for months and what to do about it, the delays in the rollout of the 12-15 vaccination programme, and why the UK Government is not acting as COVID rising cases prompt calls for action now.
Flexibility and accepting that stronger control measures might be needed is important given how uncertain things are ahead of winter.
Why the argument that authoritarian regimes are better at handling pandemics isn’t that simple.
An attempt to share my meta-view of the last 18 months and why despite being constantly enraged by the UK’s pandemic response, I have never been surprised by it.
A society in crisis is more than the sum of its flawed parts. If a government constantly tells you that the problem lies in those around you, it corrodes trust in and solidarity with your fellow community members.
COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations have risen over the past month. While Boris Johnson on Monday indicated that July 19 would be the day of final and irreversible reopening, it may be most prudent to continue to follow the data rather than the dates.
Academic progress seems to be the government’s primary concern. But school pupils have experienced lockdown learning – and losses – in a myriad ways.