Schools are new battleground in war of disinformation over Covid-19 vaccines

Schools are new battleground in war of disinformation over Covid-19 vaccines

Groups opposed to vaccination have sought to stoke the fears of parents and children by falsely claiming that the vaccines are untested and dangerous.Last week, a small group of protesters demonstrated outside St. Thomas More Catholic School in the town of Blaydon, near Newcastle in northeastern England, as children entered the school gates.In a letter … Read more

The war against Covid is over – if we want it to be | Eben Kirksey and Lyle Fearnley

The rhetoric of warfare dominated the airways early in the pandemic.When Xi Jinping initially toured Wuhan, he declared that China would win a “people’s war” against the coronavirus. Donald Trump used the Defence Production Act to produce masks, and also ensure a steady supply of American beef, pork and chicken. Boris Johnson declared himself head … Read more