Tipping my hat

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A little vaccine goes a long way

Coronavirus vaccination programmes are starting all over the world, following the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; Moderna’s vaccine is also likely to be approved within days. Mass vaccination programmes are complicated logistical feats. The right amount of vaccine needs to be delivered to the right places at the right times, stored (the Pfizer vaccine needs […]

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Israel’s Second Lockdown Worked

Six weeks after Israel went into a second lockdown, and 10 days after the most significant restrictions were lifted, it really looks like a success. Cases Daily coronavirus cases peaked about 12 days after the lockdown, and then fell rapidly. As the number of daily cases fell, so did testing. This is actually expected, because […]

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