As the coronavirus pandemic surged across the UK, another pandemic was simmering away behind closed doors. Benedict Thompson investigates the detrimental effects of Covid-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of students.
Run for the border
Issac Betridge, Online Features Editor, weighs up the government advice for travelling abroad
Deal with the devil
Lucy Aylmer, Deputy Editor, looks into the nature of NHS contracts during the pandemic
OK, Karen – How memes have helped us through the pandemic
OK, Karen – How memes have helped us through the pandemic Clemence Smith looks at how we have turned to memes while stuck in a pandemic – and how they are helping us express frustration. Living through the pandemic is difficult at the best of times. Many of us are spending unprecedented amounts of time […]
Open borders: Chris Whitty on Covid-19 and international travel
Floris de Bruin explains Chris Whitty’s statement that regulating international border control in the long- term is an unsustainable option.
Opposition to the Covid-19 vaccine
Opposition to the Covid-19 vaccine Maggie John examines the responses and opposition to the Covid-19 vaccines. More than sixty years ago, in 1958, the NHS delivered its first mass vaccination programme. Children under the age of 15 were vaccinated against polio and diphtheria. Since the introduction of mass vaccination, people have been sceptical and untrusting. […]
Sceptics of Pfizer
Jess White explores public scepticism surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Dating in the Days of Disease
Dating in the Days of Disease Sienna White explores the consequences of Covid-19 on dating and how people still manage to find some love despite the pandemic. It is widely recognised that Covid-19 has impacted the way people interact with each other. The nature of the virus has forced many people apart, at a time […]
Sweden: No Lockdown for No Reason?
As Sweden implements its first lockdown restrictions, Eirwen Abberley evaluates the country’s controversial strategy since the outset of the pandemic.
Public Services, Private Profits – How Outsourcing Took Over Government
Isaac Bettridge explores the rise of private sector outsourcing in government, and whether or not it has delivered better results.