Nathan Abrams, Bangor University; Anaïs Augé, Bangor University; Maciej Nowakowski, Bangor University, and Thora Tenbrink, Bangor University Across western countries, people are polarised over wearing masks. While some support wearing them as an effective counter to the virus, others believe … Continue reading Mask wearing wasn’t disputed in previous crises – so why is it so hotly contested today?
Simon Nicholas Williams, Swansea University This autumn the UK has had between 30,000 and 50,000 new COVID cases each day, and globally cases are rising again after months of steady decline – so much so that many countries are reintroducing … Continue reading Four ways to stop COVID ruining Christmas again in 2021
Alessondra T Speidel, Karolinska Institutet Emerald Robinson, the White House correspondent for the conservative news network Newsmax, recently tweeted that Moderna’s COVID vaccine contains luciferase “so that you can be tracked”. “Read the last book of the New Testament to … Continue reading Claims that COVID jabs can be used to track you with ‘luciferase’ are false – the substance isn’t even in the vaccine
Leor Zmigrod, University of Cambridge @LeorZmigrod It is a little-known fact that humans have not one but two immune systems. The first, the biophysical immune system – the one we’ve all heard much about – responds to infections as they … Continue reading COVID-19 could nudge minds and societies towards authoritarianism
Colin Angus, University of Sheffield COVID restrictions in England were lifted on July 19, and although COVID cases are currently soaring in schoolchildren and their parents’ age group, many feel that the worst of the pandemic is now over. Thanks … Continue reading How COVID deaths compare with other deaths in the UK – latest numbers