Iâm 59 and a half years old â and these days I no longer feel that I identify as a human being. Iâve turned into an app. Iâm a filter for words. I filter the ways I experience the world.
How you identify has always been a big deal. In the late 1980s, I disliked being... read more
Milkha Singh, one of India’s first sport superstars, has died of Covid-related complications at the age of 91.
Singh, who was popularly known as the Flying Sikh, died late on Friday in a hospital in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh, his family said.
Singh tested positive for Covid on... read more
On Friday morning, Leyla Ãelik woke up with butterflies in her stomach. For weeks, the 22-year-old student at Berlinâs Freie UniversitÃ¤t had tried in vain to get an appointment for her first Covid-19 vaccine shot so she could volunteer as a polling station administrator at federal... read more
Thousands of Brazilians returned to the streets on Saturday in protest against the response of Jair Bolsonaroâs administration to a pandemic that has killed close on half a million people in the country â the most after the United States.
On the second day of demonstrations in less than... read more
The Sky News presenter Kay Burley has admitted she was an âidiotâ for breaking Covid rules last year and that she had let herself and her viewers down.
She was taken off air for six months after hosting a birthday party in contravention of coronavirus regulations.
Burley, 60, who... read more
A man believed to be Britainâs longest-known coronavirus patient has died after deciding to withdraw from treatment.
Jason Kelk, 49, was admitted to St Jamesâs University Hospital in Leeds after contracting Covid-19 in March last year. He died on Friday morning, surrounded by his family... read more
I am passionate about the importance of the Covid-19 vaccination programme. I recently wrote a paper in the Journal of Adult Protection identifying the structural abuse of people in care homes during the Covid pandemic, which implicated the government by means of its approach in the initial and... read more
rexit is the plague that will still be infecting Britain when Covid has gone. It spreads unnoticed because neither government nor opposition shows the smallest interest in finding a vaccine. The public doesnât blame them because it is sick of hearing about the sickness. I understand... read more
rugmakers led by US firms Pfizer and Moderna stand to make tens of billions of dollars from their Covid-19 vaccines this year and next, given G7 governments’ pledge to vaccinate the entire world by the end of 2022, but sales are likely to drop sharply thereafter, according to analysts... read more
A government scientific adviser has said a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is âdefinitely under wayâ as the vaccine programme races to outpace the Delta variantâs spread across the UK.
It comes after Public Health England reported a 79% rise in the number of cases of the... read more