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Sunday, January 24, 2021
Millions of people across the world have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Countries are also now embarking on massive vaccination campaigns to control the virus and protect their most vulnerable citizens. One of the biggest questions remaining is whether vaccination and/or prior infection with SARS-CoV-2...
After three national lockdowns and numerous attempts at a tiered restriction system, it is fair to say we are no strangers to Boris Johnson’s unrealistic promises. With three vaccines now approved, and commencement of inoculation underway, the Prime Minister has suggested that restrictions will be eased gradually, starting as...
2020 was a year many of us are happy to have left behind. Whatever mindset we are bringing into 2021, it is worth stopping for a second to reflect on how our everyday experiences have changed over a few months. After the first March lockdown came a happy, relaxed...
Since the pandemic’s onset almost a year ago, an array of COVID-19 related neurological symptoms have emerged. A neurological component to the virus is now widely accepted; however, the exact role that the virus plays in triggering neurological manifestations is yet to be understood. Given the ever-growing scale of...
I remember the day I conducted my first workshop on interpersonal skills, a couple of decades ago, and ‘oh boy’, it was fun’’. I was part of training and development then, and cordial behaviour and friendships featured on the agenda. Funnily enough, I have reached a place where I...
  Two people in the United Kingdom have experienced an allergic reaction to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This led the UK medicines regulator to issue precautionary advice earlier this week that “people with a significant history of allergic reactions” should not be given this vaccine for now. This is an appropriate...
Coffee has many benefits other than just helping you wake up in the morning and starting your day on the right note. Although that benefit alone might be the biggest reason why you drink coffee, scientists are finding a lot of positive health benefits that result in drinking coffee....
Stuck for gift ideas this year? Then head down to POD, Brighton's boutique massage chair studio, at 4 Hanningtons Lane in the South Lanes and pick-up a POD gift package. POD is thrilled to open its doors again after Lockdown 2.0 and help fellow Brightonians discover affordable, convenient and Covid-secure...
Christmas can feel overwhelming in pretty much every aspect in years previous; from the dozens of relatives making their way out of the woodwork to critique your cooking (I’m only trying to help love!) to the endless entertaining, cooking, wining and dining. Although most of these things will look...
The British fashion group Arcadia has fallen into administration, leaving 13,000 jobs at risk. Arcadia’s market share slumped from around 4.5% in 2015, to 2.7% in 2020. The group’s extensive portfolio of high street stores, which includes British high street staples like Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Miss Selfridge, has...