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The First Wave review – Covid’s devastating early days in New York

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Shot inside a New York hospital at the start of the pandemic, this documentary is an overwhelming emotional watch. In March last year, City of Ghosts director Matthew Heineman started filming on the wards of the Long ...

Die Guardian-siening oor Covid se tweede winter: tree nou op of betaal later

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Te veel mense glo dat die pandemie verby is, Engeland se adjunkhoof mediese beampte, Prof Jonathan Van-Tam, hierdie week gewaarsku. Ver daarvan. Europa is weer in sy middelpunt, die Wêreldgesondheidsorganisasie gesê, jy ...

Sharri Markson’s book on Covid’s Wuhan lab leak theory raises more questions than it answers

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Met 4.55 million deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic so far, the hunt for its origins has turned into something akin to an inquest on a mass scale. Are we dealing essentially with a terrible accident, negligence or ev...

Covid’s toxic divides could shape Europe for years, study says

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Radically different experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic have created toxic geographical, generational and societal divides across Europe that could shape the continent’s politics for years to come, according to a stu...

Covid’s coming home to vulnerable families

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My beloved daughter-in-law’s vital heart operation was cancelled as she was preparing to leave home for her surgery on Monday. Die rede: staff shortages. For me this confirmed the present reality of the fears expres...

Covid’s racial impact in US clouded by failure to collect race and ethnicity data

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The full picture of the racial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is clouded by systemic failures to collect race and ethnicity data, even in states that are leaders in promoting health equity. In California, for example...

OBR se boodskap aan Sunak is sterk oor Covid se nare nalatenskap

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Die boodskap van die regering se bestedingswaghond aan die Tesourie en die Bank of England was skerp: noodaksies om die grootste inkrimping in die ekonomie in byna drie eeue die hoof te bied, het gevolge, n ...

In hunt for Covid’s origin, new studies point away from lab leak theory

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The coronavirus pandemic has raised so many questions as it has continued its inexorable spread across the planet, but perhaps the first of them remains the most contentious: where did Sars-CoV-2 come from? In recent ...

US announces plan to intensify efforts to study Covid’s origins – video

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Joe Biden has ordered the US intelligence community to 'redouble' its efforts studying the origins of coronavirus, adding that it will continue to press for China to participate in a full investigation. The deputy Whi...

Joe Biden orders US intelligence to intensify efforts to study Covid’s origins

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Joe Biden has ordered the US intelligence community to intensify its efforts to study the origins of coronavirus, adding that it will continue to press for China to participate in a full investigation. The president s...

Covid’s cruellest blow? Keeping the dying from their loved ones

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When the pandemic first struck, I met a patient who described being rushed into hospital as “like being dropped into Hades”. She grimaced as she struggled to convey the trauma of the masked and faceless staff looming ...

Twelve months of trauma: meer as 3,600 US health workers died in Covid’s first year

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Meer as 3,600 US healthcare workers perished in the first year of the pandemic according to Lost on the Frontline, a 12-month investigation by the Guardian and Kaiser Health News (KHN) to track such deaths. Lost on...

Only a large-scale skills programme can protect against Covid’s fallout

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Keynes famously likened the economy to a piece of string which, in recessions, could not be pushed. A better economic metaphor now is that it is like a piece of elastic. Stretch it too far and the economy becomes perm...

‘I have grieved in a hidden limbo’: losing a loved one in Covid’s first wave

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The first report of a death from Covid-19 on British soil came on 5 Maart. I had other things on my mind at the time: my 78-year-old father, Oliver, had gone into hospital that morning for planned but major surgery. H...

How elimination versus suppression became Covid’s cold war

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A year ago, when the World Health Organization published a report showing that China had shut down a highly contagious virus in a city of 11 miljoen mense, epidemiologist Michael Baker assumed that the international ...