Ross Clark

Europe

Europe’s ‘second wave’ has fizzled out

New cases are now declining in Germany, and Sweden, and remaining flat in Italy, Ireland and Belgium

By Ross Clark

We may be closer to herd immunity than previously thought

Are we fearing a ‘second wave’ which our immune systems already have well in hand?

By Ross Clark

Has this Brazilian city reached herd immunity without lockdown?

Perhaps it is time for governments to start looking at real world evidence, rather than just models

By Ross Clark

Europe

Dying of COVID vs dying with COVID

Swedish authorities are trying to find the answer

By Ross Clark

Politics

Could blood plasma be used to treat COVID-19?

Introducing novel drugs into everyday use has the potential to bring a huge amount of good — but also the potential to cause a great deal of harm

By Ross Clark

Did female leaders trump men in dealing with the pandemic?

Gender-based study is permissible when it presents women in a positive light, and absolutely forbidden when it does not

By Ross Clark

Europe

Was Sweden’s refusal to lockdown a gruesome mistake?

Over the first half of the year the Swedish economy shrank by a little less than did Denmark’s

By Ross Clark

Politics

Has Trump’s COVID-19 response really been so dire?

The truth is neither as good as the President makes out, nor as bad as his critics claim

By Ross Clark

Europe

A second wave in Europe? Perhaps, but deaths are still down

At the moment it looks pretty benign

By Ross Clark

Media

Is the demise of polar bears being exaggerated?

Many of the assumptions about polar bears and sea ice have been made on the back of the animals’ decline in the Western Hudson Bay area of Canada

By Ross Clark

Europe

What we don’t (yet) know about the Oxford vaccine

The presence of antibodies is not a guarantee that a person could not develop COVID-19

By Ross Clark

China

The case for a UK Huawei U-turn is growing

COVID-19 has changed everything

By Ross Clark

Europe

Is COVID herd immunity closer than we think?

A Swedish study found that 30 percent of blood donors had an immune response to COVID-19 in their T cells

By Ross Clark

China

Should we be afraid of the new swine flu?

COVID-19 will lead to mass panic every time a virus comes to light

By Ross Clark

China

Was COVID with us long before anyone realized?

New research suggests the virus was lurking in Europe even before it was identified in China

By Ross Clark

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