Thomas Sloman discusses vaccines and masks in the NHS, and how we can protect vulnerable people.
Athletes and Anti-Vaxx: What’s Going On? Online Sports Editor Henry Hood delves into the lack of vaccinations in the sporting world. Sixty-eight percent of the UK have received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine. The same percentage of Premier League footballers have been vaccinated. This does not seem like a discrepancy until you start digging a bit deeper. Gov.uk […]
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. […]
Vaccine falsehoods Ana Hansch explores the rise of misinformation and conspiracy during the vaccine rollout. Whoever said ‘ignorance is bliss’ clearly didn’t live through a global pandemic. At least, they certainly didn’t live through a pandemic during the Trumpian era of ‘fake news’. For the last 11 months, everyone has been holding their breath, waiting […]
Elinor Jones, Print Science Editor, dismantles the correlation between STD rates and dating apps, as well as discussing the potential for a chlamydia vaccine For years, my everlasting memory of STDs has been of awkward talks from newly qualified teachers holding a banana and a condom alongside images of various infections, from chlamydia to syphilis. […]