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Politics has become a low-trust, high-blame environment that has left public servants under near-constant threat of attack.
New COVID variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global ‘maximum suppression’.5 min read
COVID-19 variants of concern have changed the game. We need to recognise and act on this to avoid future waves of infections, yet more lockdowns and restrictions, and avoidable illness and death.
Some governments are using COVID-19 as an excuse to double down on border closures as well as using migration policy to demonstrate the robustness of their response to it.
With richer countries having bought up most of the leading western vaccines, others are looking to India, China and Russia for supplies.
An EU-UK trade deal will reinforce the certainty and continuity that South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Eswatini – plus Mozambique are seeking in their relationship with the UK.
This is where the number of coronavirus cases and deaths is still growing fast in the world today.