vaccine

Why I won’t have a Covid booster

23 July 2022 9:00 am

In the news recently, we’ve heard from multiple Britons who’ve lost family members or sacrificed their own health to Covid’s…

I stink at virtue signalling

19 March 2022 9:00 am

The lodger looked at me blankly and pronounced wearily, as though intoning something he was tired of parroting, that I…

Why should we listen to celebrities over Joe Rogan?

2 February 2022 2:05 am

I’m boycotting Spotify. I am doing this for the same reason as I don’t have a Netflix subscription: I refuse…

The NHS vaccine mandate was bound to fail

1 February 2022 12:00 am

Health Secretary Sajid Javid now looks set to drop his plans to sack unvaccinated NHS staff. It was almost inevitable…

I got Covid (again) – is it time I got jabbed?

22 January 2022 9:00 am

I got Covid a couple of weeks ago. Second time for me, which was annoying because I’d told Caroline that…

Letters: Our broken civil service

22 January 2022 9:00 am

Beyond the party Sir: Rod Liddle is spot-on in arguing that the attitudes revealed by ‘partygate’ extend to senior civil…

Why should I be sacked for refusing the Covid vaccine?

15 January 2022 9:00 am

Why should I be sacked for refusing the Covid vaccine?

Will Trump's pro-vaccine stance prove his undoing?

29 December 2021 2:55 am

Donald Trump famously boasted that he could ‘stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody’ and still not lose voters. That…

Lockdown, protests, parties and Matt Hancock’s kiss

18 December 2021 9:00 am

January The United Kingdom found itself in possession of a trade agreement with the EU. Coronavirus restrictions were tightened. The…

Why I prefer to rely on natural immunity

11 December 2021 9:00 am

‘Did you hear it?’ said a friend of mine, red-faced with the flush of a piece of news she couldn’t…

Punishing the unvaccinated threatens everyone's liberty

9 December 2021 6:00 pm

How should we treat the unvaccinated? Should we stop them from participating in normal life? Castigate them in the media?…

Boris's booster bet

1 December 2021 4:06 am

Boris Johnson is relying heavily on the booster programme to protect Britain from any additional threat posed by the Omicron…

My post-vaccine chest pain and a desperate search for answers

22 November 2021 8:54 am

Four months ago, I had my second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. I work for the NHS and fully…

The vaccine cheer is gone

19 November 2021 6:55 am

I am 45, which means I’ve now had my third Covid vaccine. The experience of getting that injection crystallises a…

Which James Bond film made the most money?

2 October 2021 9:00 am

Scummy idea Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner called Tories ‘scum’ in a speech to activists at her party’s conference. The…

America's Covid rules are for serfs, not celebrities

15 September 2021 6:35 am

Amid the ridiculous outfits at the Met Gala last night, between the faux-socialist in her absurd ‘Tax the Rich’ dress…

Can booster shots help Britain avoid another lockdown?

14 September 2021 10:01 pm

For weeks now, ministers have been getting increasingly frustrated by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s failure (JCVI) to back…

Why isn't the vaccine UK approved for 12- to 15-year-olds?

4 September 2021 10:20 am

This afternoon, the JCVI has essentially passed the buck on vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds. It has declared that the health benefits…

Why vaccine passports are pointless

14 August 2021 9:00 am

Despite having mocked app-happy Albion in my last column, I finally downloaded the NHS app. (Lest I seem a raging…

Italians are seeing red over the Covid ‘Green Pass’

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Italy’s Covid certificate is dividing the country

Why we shouldn’t fear a ‘fourth wave’ of Covid

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Covid is meeting a wall of immunity

New York’s vaccine passport scheme could have a nasty side effect

4 August 2021 7:11 pm

The latest French export to the United States is a requirement that people show proof of vaccination to visit indoor bars,…

Should Boris pay people to take the jab?

4 August 2021 3:44 pm

The steady stream of mixed messages coming from government ministers have been one of the few constants during the pandemic. Boris…

Macron's vaccine passport is uniting French anti-fascists and nationalists

2 August 2021 5:52 pm

Saturday was what is known in France as the Chassé-croisé, the busiest day of the year on the roads, when…

Why Israel is rolling out a third Covid jab

31 July 2021 1:33 pm

Israel has today become the first country in the world to offer a third Covid-19 booster vaccine on a large…