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Travel madness continues despite vaccines not stopping Covid

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, countries introduced many measures to control the spread of the virus. One such measure was a requirement to show proof of vaccination for international travel. Many countries have scrapped this although prominent European countries such as Germany and Spain*, still require proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test. The travel …

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Long Covid rare in children

Over the pandemic, the impact of Covid-19 on children has been a contentious subject, with medics called out for misleading the public on the impact of the virus. Many commentators have exaggerated the impact of long Covid and new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows the percentage of primary and secondary school …

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Fewer patients in critical care this winter than pre-pandemic

Each day we get told across many of the prominent news channels of the number of patients with Covid-19 in hospital. I have seen many journalists broadcasting from critical care units highlighting the NHS struggles, but how has the total number of patients this winter different from previous winters? Looking at the data, this winter …

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SAGE wrong again – reality sees deaths 90% lower than their recent forecast

Back in September, SAGE warned of around 3,000 hospitalisations per day if the Government did not introduce Plan B in England. The Government ignored this and admissions never rose above 900 per day. As the Omicron wave hit the UK, the Government introduced Plan B measures on December 15th. SAGE modellers then warned of up …

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