Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Hydroxychloroquine

On March 21st, 2020, the President of the United States revealed that his tremendous capacities also stretched to the field of medicine: More recently, medical studies would appear to suggest that hydroxychloroquine is only marginally more effective than anthonyquine when … Continue reading

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Devastating Isolation

Splendid isolation is a phrase that was coined to describe British diplomatic policies of the nineteenth century. Nothing ‘splendid’ about isolation, many will feel at present, no matter which of the six degrees of separation they have reached: not at … Continue reading

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Community spirit under siege

The coronavirus-induced lockdown has many effects on us, individually and collectively, wherever we are. And we all respond in different ways. There are many aspects of this situation that worry me. The idea that I might catch the virus myself … Continue reading

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I am bored, you are bored, all aboard…

The second most contagious thing in the world right now, after the new coronavirus, is the insight that ‘social distancing’, previously known as ‘staying at home’ and ‘stay the fxxx away from me, you creep’, may actually help to decelerate … Continue reading

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