vaccines

Berlin has been bounced into accepting Sputnik

9 April 2021 12:04 am

Munich has had enough of the vaccine chaos in Berlin and Brussels. In a surprise announcement on Wednesday, Bavaria’s minister…

Johnson is in trouble over vaccine passports – and it's showing

6 April 2021 4:20 am

The biggest question facing Boris Johnson at this evening’s press conference was so-called vaccine passports. Plans for his scheme were…

Go with the flow: how helpful is mass testing?

6 April 2021 2:40 am

Over half the adult population has been vaccinated, new infections and deaths have plummeted to their lowest level since last…

Talking down vaccines is a short-sighted tactic

3 April 2021 12:48 am

How strange to have spent a year in a world where to hug someone outside of your household is not…

Could the Sputnik vaccine end Russia’s rift with the West?

2 April 2021 5:00 pm

Accounts differ. But it would appear that during a wide-ranging conference call earlier this week, the leaders of France and…

How the Sputnik vaccine brought down Slovakia’s Prime Minister

31 March 2021 1:26 am

March was a dark month for Slovakia. Covid cases and deaths in the country were among the highest in Europe,…

Gove hints at vaccine passport app

30 March 2021 9:31 pm

It wasn’t so long ago that ministers were lining up on broadcast to insists vaccine passports were out of the…

The EU’s vaccine grab breaches the rule of law

25 March 2021 6:00 pm

The EU is discussing confiscating and requisitioning private property. It is surprisingly brazen about this. The bloc is proposing both…

Boris tries to avoid a vaccine war

24 March 2021 5:31 am

After France’s Europe Minister became the latest politician to threaten a vaccine export ban on the UK, Boris Johnson used today’s…

Is the UK about to be forced into a vaccine war?

22 March 2021 7:23 pm

Is the UK about to be forced into a vaccine war? That’s the concern in Westminster after Brussels upped the…

Boris Johnson attempts to calm vaccine concerns

19 March 2021 5:23 am

The message from Boris Johnson’s press conference this evening was one of reassurance. Following the decision by several EU member…

The EU's jab snatching ruse is legally absurd

18 March 2021 7:01 am

For some months now, increasingly disturbing statements on the law or legal threats have emanated from the EU. Some of…

Is Matt Hancock trying to spin a vaccine supply crisis?

18 March 2021 5:33 am

Matt Hancock was tremendously smiley when he led Wednesday’s coronavirus press briefing. In between beaming, he managed to tell us…

Why isn't Britain adopting the Danish roadmap?

17 March 2021 3:22 am

Denmark’s greatest philosopher, Søren Kirkegaard, experienced only one epidemic in his lifetime, the cholera outbreak of 1853, which occurred after…

Support for Merkel's party is crumbling

16 March 2021 11:24 pm

On Sunday, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) suffered a historic election defeat in their former heartlands of…

UK slams EU over 'completely false' vaccine claims

10 March 2021 10:02 am

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has blasted claims by a senior Eurocrat that the UK is hampering the bloc’s vaccine rollout,…

How worried should we be about a third wave?

10 March 2021 1:06 am

At the beginning of the year, Boris Johnson and his advisers were at pains to tell us that by spring…

Boris hints at a 'no jab, no job' policy

23 February 2021 7:33 am

The most striking moment of Monday night’s press conference was Chris Whitty’s declaration that it was the ‘professional responsibility’ on…

Vaccination is pushing England's population immunity to new heights

6 February 2021 7:05 pm

England’s population immunity to Coronavirus now stands at almost 39 per cent — a rise of 25 per cent since…

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…

Concern grows over South African variant

2 February 2021 6:04 am

Although there’s plenty of positive vaccine news to go around, the latest government press conference offered a sobering reminder of…

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…

Ursula von der Leyen has always left a trail of disaster

31 January 2021 11:29 pm

The German Army had to join a NATO exercise with broomsticks because they didn’t have any rifles. It’s special forces…

The EU's vaccine opportunism will not be forgotten

30 January 2021 8:03 am

At first, it sounded like empty rage. The European Union had spent all week making wild statements about controlling vaccine…

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…