Majority of public thought Covid-19 pandemic would be over by now

Levels of anxiety and happiness saw the greatest change when lockdown was introduced compared with pre-pandemic levels, researchers added. For the first time, the ONS also detailed people’s personal responses to the pandemic. In April, one respondent said: “Am unable to do any of the things which normally fill my life and keep loneliness at […]

Pandemic will hold children back for generations, World Bank warns

The impact of the pandemic will be felt for generations to come, the World Bank has warned, because it will prevent people reaching their full potential across the board.  Even before Covid-19, and despite decades of progress, a child born in a typical country could...