There is no doubt that the UAE is getting closer and closer to the immunity it aspires to against COVID-19 as an official stressed once again the importance of obtaining the booster doses of the vaccine according to the protocols approved by
The Greek historian Herodotus lived through the plague of Athens, one of the world’s first great pandemics. He wrote, “Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.” So it is with COVID-19. In the US, we are currently in the middle of
It is a strange phenomenon that we are witnessing in the so-called First World of Advanced Economies (AEs) and developed societies, stretching from Austria to Australia, the Netherlands and France. Even as there is a Covid-19
It’s a déjà vu moment now. 2020 is back. In fact 2021 is the new 2020. Lockdowns are being reimposed in several countries due to the Omicron variant; France has banned British tourists; parties and Christmas celebrations in Britain and some European
The relationship between Scotland and England is historically complex. The Scots despite their long constitutional union with Britain since 1707 never surrendered their strong sense of Scottish identity.
Anyone remember COVID? That’s not supposed to be a facetious question. It has taken the lives of approaching 200,000 people in the UK alone (some 196,977 with COVID-19 on the death certificate, at the time of writing). It has destroyed families. It has caused untold harm and grief. It has changed lives forever. Some 400,000 people are living with “long COVID”, many unable to work or lead the active lives they once did.
We have all noticed how impossible it is to change someone’s mind about most things. Sure you are able to change yours but it’s an impossibility when someone else is concerned.