Lockdowns will be 'absolute last resort' but contingency plans ARE in place amid fears of fresh Covid wave

LOCKDOWN could return this winter if there's a fresh Covid wave but will only be reimposed as an "absolutely last resort". Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi confirmed that "contingency plans" are in place to bring back restrictions if necessary. He said it would be "foolhardy to rule out anything" given previous experiences of how quickly the virus can spread. But he

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Have lockdowns really 'added years' to couples' relationships?

The pandemic has stripped away date nights, holidays and new experiences for couples.  What’s left (the staying in, the Netflix dinners and the repetitive routines) can sometimes resemble middle-aged married life. A new mathematical formula estimates that couples have added the equivalent of more than three years to their relationships since lockdown began – a number that was calculated by

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Lockdowns failed to alter course of pandemic, JP Morgan study claims

Lockdowns failed to alter the course of pandemic and are now destroying millions of livelihoods worldwide, JP Morgan study claims JP Morgan research said infection rates had fallen since lockdowns were eased It suggested the virus ‘has its own dynamics’ which are ‘unrelated’ to lockdowns   Report said they were imposed with little thought of ‘economic devastation’  Here’s how to help

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