Category: Insight

With results in a few minutes, why are we not yet switching to ‘game-changer’ saliva tests for Covid-19?

15 October 2020 By Paul Martin

The British Medical Journal has pointed out that there are huge advantages in using a rapid saliva test for Covid, even though they appear to be 20 per cent less accuracte in detecting the disease. A very convincing American analysis has already shown its benefits, as previously reported. Here’s what the BMJ wrote: In […]

How has been way ahead of the world in revealing key Covid-related stories in 2020.

8 October 2020 By Paul Martin

Is it necessary to send small children home from school when one in a ‘bubble’ gets Covid? And the scandal of letting parents congregate outside schools and not properly social-distancing. 11 September 2020 By PAUL MARTIN Is it time for the UK government to get a dose of educational and medical reality? Why has the government made […]

As Covid-10 pandemic makes on-campus life seem less attractive, British students are believed to be changing course –towards distance learning.

25 September 2020 By Paul Martin

Covid-19’s impact on business and trade has led to a surge in applications to do online courses around Britain. Britain’s largest institute for higher education, the Open University, has been enlisting a higher number of students for this academic year. The majority of the ‘extra’ students are thought to be part-timers who continue to have […]

She hung around at the US Supreme Court till death. Now there’s a towering liberal gap to be filled.

21 September 2020 By Paul Martin

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg hung on to her commitment to staying on for life. What’s more, the 87-year-old was pleased the US administration was unable to cut her slaary – even though she was on the extreme liberal wing of a court that makes key rulings on government actions. ______________________________________________________ You don’t […]