Opinion

One year on – how has the pandemic affected mental health and well-being?

By Anne Janssen, ZPB’s Analyst It has been a year since the announcement of the first national lockdown. The news of the opening of society provides a glimpse of hope for many. But what are the actual impacts of this lockdown on people’s well-being? While many of us might feel hopeful about the future, some…

Friday Five

Covid-19 latest: AstraZeneca concerns, vaccine shortages and potential public inquiry – This Week’s Friday Five

Oxford-AstraZeneca is “safe and effective” says EU regulator After a review of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced that it is “safe and effective”. Concerns over links between the vaccine and blood clots cases led 13 EU states to suspend use of the AstraZeneca vaccine this week. The World Health…