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Coronavirus Lockdown Will Leave a More Narcissistic Society

As Boris Johnson has extended the lockdown for a further three weeks, nobody wishes to come to terms with the fact that this shutdown will continue, in some form, for the foreseeable future. This is a paradigm-shifting event that will cause a profound change in the psychology of our society. Fundamentally, what we will value […]

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Coronavirus

The Simulations Underpinning the Governments Response to Covid – 19 Explained

The covid-19 pandemic presents the biggest challenge in living memory to governments worldwide and epidemiologists are rushing to provide guidance to those in power as to how best deal with this catastrophe. How do they go about formulating the models and simulations that help predict how this pandemic will evolve? How accurate are they? How […]

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Coronavirus

The Global Response to Covid-19 Compared

Across the world, government’s responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have diverged from one another. Globally, as of 29th March 2020, there was 684,652 confirmed cases, 32,112 deaths and 142,618 recoveries. What are the stories behind these figures and how do they differ from country to country? In December 2019, there were reports of a pneumonia […]