The Oxford vaccine: the end of the beginning?

These are historic days. Despite it all, that still feels a bit strange. Growing up in the relative quiet of the early-2000s, history seemed like something that happened a very long time ago, to people who were nothing at all like us. Of course, that wasn’t really the case, not even then. History was playing […]

COVID-19: Will an end shortly be vac-seen?

With nearly 20 weeks since the first confirmed UK COVID-19 case and over 12 weeks since Boris Johnson announced the UK’s move into lockdown, a question on many people’s minds is: when will this end? Pandemics generally conclude with herd immunity, either achieved naturally or via vaccination. Natural herd immunity, which many claim to be […]