Caitlin Allen

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Thursday, 28 January 2021

Why has the EU botched its vaccine rollout?

The EU’s vaccine procurement programme is in deepening trouble. Supply problems at Pfizer’s Belgian plant and AstraZeneca’s announcement that its …

By Caitlin Allen

Monday, 25 January 2021

Single dose Janssen jab poised to join UK's vaccine arsenal

A new Covid-19 vaccine, currently undergoing trials in the US, is likely to get the green light for use in …

By Caitlin Allen

Friday, 22 January 2021

What next? The story of Covid vaccines has only just begun

The success of the UK’s vaccine roll-out is cause for cautious optimism. But securing the population its double doses won’t …

By Caitlin Allen

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

"Just like a bad flu year" - debunking the Covid clichés

“Unprecedented” has been the buzzword to describe Covid-19, yet countless deadly viruses and pandemics predate it. To make sense of …

By Caitlin Allen

Thursday, 14 January 2021

The fight for student rent refunds

The past year has been a difficult time for everyone, and university students are no exception. Paying over nine grand …

By Caitlin Allen

Monday, 11 January 2021

Arthritis drugs added to the growing arsenal of Covid treatments

Starting this week, two new drugs – tocilizumab and sarilumab –will become a standard part of NHS treatment for Covid-19 …

By Caitlin Allen

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Do vaccinations stop the spread of Covid-19?

With infection rates soaring, the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine couldn’t have come soon enough. But a crucial question remains …

By Caitlin Allen