Jamie Hose

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Coronavirus

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is under investigation by the WHO following its use being put on hold in 11 European countries. The decision was made after reports emerged of people who had recently been injected with the vaccine developing blood clots. The WHO however, has said there is no evidence to suggest the clots had anything…

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Your tri-weekly Coronavirus update (01/03/2021)

The UK government has revealed its “roadmap” for easing coronavirus restrictions. The first wave of measures easing the country out of lockdown will begin in March. Further stages will be dependant on certain conditions, such as no new variants emerging, and the vaccine roll out continuing as planned. Current targets aim for an end to…

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Climate protesting teen charged

An 18-year-old climate protestor has appeared in court, facing charges relating to an incident when he climbed a 33 metres tall crane in Norwich to hang an Extinction Rebellion flag from the top. Alex Sidney, from Dereham, Norfolk, climbed the crane in the early hours of Saturday 7th November last year. Norwich police were called…

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Coronavirus update

After the number of new coronavirus cases reached record levels in January, daily figures now appear to be showing a decline. The initial rise in cases was thought to be due to a new strain of the virus, considered more easily transmissible than previous strains. However, the latest daily figures (as of 1st February) show…

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It’s time to impeach Trump

Two years ago, when I was in my first year at university, I wrote an article for Concrete arguing Donald Trump, though displaying a shocking lack of concern over how his words were received, did not represent an intentional threat to American democracy. Considering recent events, I now find myself unable to support the assertions…

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Look Back 2020

Coronavirus restrictions have been in place now, in some form, for more than nine months, with the UK going into its first lockdown on March 23rd. 2020 was a year defined by the global pandemic, with the World Health Organization (WHO) first announcing the outbreak of the virus last January. The decade also started with…

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Coronavirus Update

The UK is now under its third national lockdown in one year. The latest figures show cases are highest in the south and east of England, with weekly cases in these areas averaging more than 800 per 100,000 people. North Norfolk has fared better, on 384 cases per 100,000, than the rest of East Anglia,…

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