Total 49 Posts
The threat of disease changes how people behave to minimise the risk of infection – and can even influence their political preferences.
Research shows shared traumas drive political preferences in certain directions.
The news is full of stories of people who refused the jab who died of COVID. Is this the right method to convince the remaining vaccine sceptics?
In East Asian countries, past disease outbreaks have made face masks part of everyday life – but the social context supporting such behaviour isn’t present in the UK.
A philosopher of public health ponders whether taking your mask off on July 19 is like punching someone in the face or like riding a bike.
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.