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With a second term, Donald Trump would have pushed to reverse the UK food and welfare standards. With Joe Biden’s win though, we have a chance to go further and make sure a UK-US deal helps people on both sides of the pond.
Professor Christina Pagel’s very informative, factual, and well-reasoned take-down of Lord Jonathan Sumption’s Guardian opinion article on lockdowns, infection rates, herd immunity, protecting the NHS and the economy.
Nurses are uniquely at risk of COVID-19, and are affected by many of the health inequalities that the pandemic has exposed. But no one is listening to them.
Current contact-tracing statistics do not track coronavirus positive cases from receiving test results, nor factor in all close contacts for cases. Here is how to make it better.
In a speech he gave in the House of Commons, Dan Carden, the Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, denounced the government’s “incompetence” in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, its “cronyism”, and its “ideological obsession with outsourcing and rip-off privatisation.”
Identity politics in a pandemic: Why coronavirus unity disappeared and may not return for the second wave.4 min read
The British public still wants to rally round its institutions but fraying trust makes the job harder as winter approaches.