vaccine

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…

Party time: the price of freedom

24 July 2021 9:00 am

Party time depends on following the party line

Boris is in danger of becoming the Prime Minister he once warned against

24 July 2021 9:00 am

Back when Boris Johnson was on a mission to stop identity cards being used in Britain, he made a very…

No vax, no vote? Macron's vaccine passport plan sparks fury

24 July 2021 5:52 am

Will it be necessary to produce a passe sanitaire (vaccination passport) to be allowed to vote in France? With 221…

Why Israel is rolling-out third vaccine doses

15 July 2021 6:29 pm

It’s time to think about your third Covid vaccine dose. That might sound like a premature suggestion when many people…

Who was the first to wear a face mask?

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Mask crusader Who first wore a medical face mask? — The beaked outfits worn by plague doctors aside, the first…

How many people are self-isolating when they’re told to?

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Isolated cases Large numbers of people are still being ordered to self-isolate in spite of having been vaccinated — 137,560…

What can Britain learn from Israel on ending lockdown?

23 June 2021 8:29 pm

Israel has been the world’s whole-country experiment to establish how, and how fast, Covid vaccination can return life to normal…

What's the real reason Israel's vaccines were rejected by Palestinians?

22 June 2021 6:53 am

Sipping an iced coffee in a Tel Aviv café this week, it felt like it was 2018 again. Nobody wears a…

How Russia lurched from vaccine victory to Covid crisis

21 June 2021 5:27 pm

Russia made headlines last August when it triumphantly unveiled its pioneering coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V. But now, nearly a year…

Have tennis players always been expected to give interviews?

5 June 2021 9:00 am

Game, set, chat Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for failing to…

France is paying a heavy price for Macron's vaccine catastrophe

29 May 2021 12:30 am

The United States is growing at such a blistering pace the Federal Reserve may have to raise interest rates. In…

Why I’m considering cancelling my second Covid jab

22 May 2021 9:00 am

Why I’m considering cancelling my second Covid jab

Does getting Covid-19 protect you against reinfection?

19 May 2021 8:32 pm

How well does prior exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus protect you against reinfection? It has been a hotly-debated subject since…

Labour are deluding themselves about Boris's 'vaccine bounce'

15 May 2021 3:30 pm

That vast battalion of pinko pundits who confidently expected Boris Johnson to get a drubbing in last week’s elections has…

Merkel is right to reject Biden's vaccine patent plan

7 May 2021 10:04 pm

She handed the vaccine procurement process over to the European Union. She didn’t invest much in new production. And she…

How concerned should we be by the Indian variant?

28 April 2021 3:30 pm

In recent weeks there has been a lot of new-found optimism in Britain with regards to Covid: case numbers, hospitalisations…

Boris's vaccine propaganda film jumps the gun

24 April 2021 5:00 pm

Westminster’s much anticipated summer blockbuster dropped last night: ‘A Beacon of Hope: The UK Vaccine Story’ was released on 10…

Need we fear a third wave after lockdown ends?

18 April 2021 3:30 pm

When Boris Johnson revealed his roadmap out of lockdown at the end of February he promised a ‘one way road…

Letters: There’s nothing libertarian about vaccine passports

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Taking liberties Sir: I feel that Matthew Parris is absolutely wrong about liberty (‘The libertarian case for vaccine passports’, 10…