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Which protects you more against Covid – vaccination or prior infection?

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In the United States, the issue of whether “natural immunity” from prior infection is as good as vaccination is becoming politicised. Fortunately, the Office for National Statistics has released results from a sophist...

What’s the value of a confirmatory PCR test?

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After a wave of cases in which a positive lateral flow device (LFD) test was followed by a negative PCR test, a private laboratory handling swab tests has been suspended. But conflicting results are not a new problem....

More people are dying at home than in the past

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From the start of the pandemic to 24 September 2021, deaths at home in England and Wales have been 37% higher than the 2015-2019 average, according to the Office for National Statistics. For every three people who use...

Rules and advice don’t slow the spread of the virus – human behaviour does

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Recent queues for fuel have shown the consequences of abrupt changes in behaviour. Almost as sudden were the changes around the first lockdown in March 2020, when close meetings between people plummeted by about three...

Lizzie Deignan masters cobbles for glory in first staging of Paris-Roubaix Femmes

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Lizzie Deignan proved to be the class of the field in the first-ever Paris-Roubaix Femmes as she held off Marianne Vos to take victory at the Vélodrome André-Pétrieux after a gruelling 116km of racing across the famou...

Wees versigtig met bewerings oor ongevaccineerde gevalle

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ITV se politieke redakteur, Robert Peston, het 'n Twitter -draad met die opskrif geskryf: 'Infeksies wat hoër is as dubbel, word vir diegene verhoog [bejaardes] 40 aan 79 as vir nie-vaxxed. ” ITV het die opskrif verander, maar Peston was verrassend ...

Meer depressie en angs, maar minder selfmoorde tydens toesluit

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Mense ly aan stres, angs, isolasie en wanhoop, en dit is belangrik om tendense in hierdie toestande te verstaan. Die gereelde aanlynopname van die Office for National Statistics vra vier hoofvrae..

Numbers don’t always mean what they seem to mean

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Last Wednesday, the Evening Standard trumpeted “Covid deaths rocket to 207 in deadliest day in nearly 6 months”. In werklikheid, deaths within 24 days of a positive test were slightly down over the previous week. So what did...

Die VSA se Oksana Masters wen haar eerste padwedloop ooit ... in die eindronde van die Paralimpiese Spele

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Oksana Masters het Woensdag haar tweede goue medalje van die Paralimpiese Spele in Tokio gewen, wat haar loopbaan totaal op vier goud en 10 medaljes algeheel in beide somer- en winterbyeenkomste. Die Amerikaner het die handfietsry vir vroue gewen..

Oksana Masters becomes Summer and Winter Paralympic champion with cycling gold

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Oksana Masters cruised to a gold medal on Tuesday in the H4-5 hand-cycle time trial in Tokyo. It was her ninth career Paralympics medal and third gold. Her victory means she is one of just 28 athletes to have won gold...

‘Forgotten masters’: auction shines light on India’s overlooked artists

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Remarkable paintings of the flora and fauna of India, including a work once owned by Jackie Kennedy Onassis depicting a stork eating a snail, are to go on sale in the first auction dedicated to Company School art. Sot...

Who is now receiving critical care for Covid?

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In his memoir of having Covid-19, the poet Michael Rosen recalled doctors telling him he had a 50–50 chance of surviving mechanical ventilation. This advice was optimistic: of ventilated over-70s in the first two wave...

Andy Murray returns to tennis with Cincinnati Masters win over Gasquet

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Andy Murray made the most of his wildcard entry to the Western and Southern Open with an opening-round 6-4, 6-4 triumph against Richard Gasquet. The rain-delayed encounter at the ATP 1000 event marked a return for Mur...

Will we reach herd immunity for the new coronavirus?

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The Office for National Statistics Covid infection survey estimates that, either through vaccination or infection, an extraordinary 94% of adults now have antibodies to Sars-CoV-2. So why are cases increasing and why ...

Daily cases can be falling while the number of people infected still rises

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At present, confirmed cases in the UK are declining; by specimen date in England, they fell by 29% in the week up to 24 Julie. In contrast, the Office for National Statistics (VSA) estimates that over the same period t...

What will happen in the third wave?

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Mathematical models simulated vast numbers of possible futures for after the UK government lifts Covid restrictions in England from 19 Julie. Many sources of uncertainty mean we don’t know which one, if any, of these p...

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