Elderly facing winter flu vaccine shortage

However, with demand up tenfold on the same time last year – according to Lloyds – pharmacies and GP surgeries are running out of their first batch of jabs before they get restocked. Older people require a special “adjuvanted” vaccine to stimulate their immune systems, which become less reactive with age. Each GP surgery is […]

‘It’s worse than prison’: Living with university lockdowns

Athena Lamnisos: ‘It does not sit well with me’ Athena Lamnisos, from west London, has followed the chaotic university lockdowns with a mounting sense of dread. Her 20-year-old daughter, Ellie, is due to begin her third year at Nottingham Trent University,...