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“The way Christian prisoners are sold as slaves at the Algiers market,” reads the Dutch title under an engraving from 1684 by Jan Luyken. (Image source: Amsterdam Historic Museum/Wikimedia Commons) By Amir Taheri, from Asharq al Awsat newspaper. As the outrage inspired by the death of George Floyd in a botched arrest operation calms down, […]
By Paul Martin. Exclusive. People with the second-most-common blood type are at greater risk of becoming seriously ill from the Covid-19 coronavirus, according to European researchers looking for explanations as to why Covid-19 hits some so much harder than others.
By Matthew Bevingdon, of King’s College London. Despite political calls to reset UK relations with China and reduce dependence for vital goods, the Covid-19 outbreak has had precisely the opposite effect.
By Paul Martin. Exclusive. The country’s leading children’s hospital is using a treatment cocktail that very rapidly treats children who suddenly get ill from an extremely alarming and potentially fatal inflammatory shock syndrome, associated with Covid-19.
A top British doctor specialising in infectious diseases in children has called for the return of all children to school immediately. She says the risks are minimal compared with the dangers to them in their continuing absence from the school environment. Meanwhile a recently published study from Ireland showed that six children who had Covid-19 […]
In Dutch schools, for pupils under 12, there is no government requirement for social distancing between the children. In Britain, where Reception Classes and Year Six Classes began this week (June 11), there is.
Have the Dutch have got it right, and the British got it wrong?