Ross Clark

Is this a once-in-a-generation chance to invest in central London?

6 March 2021 9:00 am

Is now the time to invest in commercial property?

How worried should we be about the Brazilian variant?

1 March 2021 11:36 pm

How worried should we be about the news that P1, one of the two Brazilian variants of Sars-CoV-2, has been…

Why is Tony Blair driving government policy?

27 February 2021 9:00 am

Why is the former PM driving Covid policy?

Why do old people have fewer antibodies after the vaccine?

26 February 2021 1:02 am

The UK policy of delaying second doses of the Pfizer vaccine has been criticised by some as risky, with Pfizer…

Face masks in schools: a note on the evidence

24 February 2021 11:54 pm

Secondary-school children returning to school from 8 March will be required to wear masks in classrooms, at least for several…

Covid cases have collapsed

19 February 2021 1:40 am

Last month, Imperial College’s React study claimed that new cases of Covid were static or even rising slightly. This contradicted…

Why are so many health workers turning down the vaccine?

16 February 2021 12:15 am

On Saturday the government hit its target of administering a first vaccine dose to 15 million of the highest-risk groups…

Covid is hastening the creep towards a cashless society

13 February 2021 9:00 am

Covid is fuelling the anti-cash crusade

How effective are the Covid vaccines?

11 February 2021 12:29 am

Reports have filtered through this morning about Public Health England’s assessment of the efficacy of the two vaccines so far…

Can we boost immunity with the vaccines we have now?

5 February 2021 12:07 am

What to make of the news this morning that Oxford University is to ask for volunteers to take part in…

Can ‘surge testing’ get new variants under control?

3 February 2021 12:12 am

A year on, in one sense we’re pretty well back to where we started — with the government attempting to…

One year after Brexit, Britain is reaping the benefits of independence

1 February 2021 1:35 am

A year ago today Britain awoke to a rather muted celebration – which seemed to consist largely of a bubble…

Could this drug offer immediate protection from Covid-19?

30 January 2021 3:43 am

When Donald Trump returned to the White House after a brief spell in hospital with Covid-19 last October he made…

Is the virus retreating?

29 January 2021 12:42 am

Imperial College’s React study was in the news again this morning. The latest instalment swabbed 167,642 people between 6 and…

Is this the key to understanding Covid immunity?

26 January 2021 4:58 am

Just how strong an immunity do Covid patients develop after they have acquired the infection and how long does it…

Has the current wave peaked?

23 January 2021 1:54 am

Yesterday, the news was dominated by Imperial College’s React study which suggested – in contrast to the fall in recorded…

Is the one shot jab a game changer?

16 January 2021 6:01 pm

The UK’s decision to lengthen the gap between first and second doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines has been…

Why the EU's vaccine strategy is failing

29 December 2020 11:00 pm

What a joy it would be still to be in the EU. We could, for example, be part of the bloc’s…

How sure can we be that Britain's Tier 4 lockdown will work?

20 December 2020 7:39 pm

How certain should we be of the government’s claim that the new variant of SARS-CoV-2 is 70 per cent more transmissible…

Can any country dodge the Covid bullet?

18 December 2020 1:26 am

The government is yet again under fire for its handling of Covid-19, as cases rise across parts of the country.…

Should we worry about the new variant of Covid-19?

15 December 2020 7:33 am

Should we worry about the emergence of a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19? News of the…

What the Lancet study tells us about the Oxford vaccine

9 December 2020 8:46 am

While the Pfizer vaccine became the first to be used in a public vaccination programme on Tuesday, the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine…

The Met Office’s confused climate change forecasts

8 December 2020 12:36 am

Oh, do make your mind up. Is snow in Britain going to be eradicated for good due to climate change…

What does the different Covid data tell us?

5 December 2020 7:32 am

In spite of the approval of one vaccine and the likely approval of at least two others, the government seems…

What do excess deaths tell us about Covid?

26 November 2020 7:28 pm

Assessing the number of Covid deaths has been notoriously difficult throughout the pandemic. Over the summer, English figures were revised down…