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‘Herd Immunity’ approach backed by Oxford professor labelled as ‘fallacy’

Professor Sunetra Gupta of the Zoology department has had her proposal of herd immunity as a solution to the Covid-19 pandemic criticised by other leading scientists and student groups. Gupta co-wrote the ‘Great Barrington Declaration’ alongside Harvard’s Professor Martin Kulldorff and Stanford Fellow Jay Bhattacharya. The Declaration calls for the elderly and vulnerable to shield […]

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2012: A sporting miscellany

Matt Handley, Miles Dilworth, Ben Crome, Alex Tyndall, and Joe Mansour take a look at this year’s highlights and lowlights, heroes and villains, humorous diversions and unforgettable moments Olympics Although we tried, we couldn’t avoid talking about the Olympics. Worries that London 2012 would be a G4S-induced mega-mare eventually subsided, as Seb Coe and his […]

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Crossing the Line

The Oxford Student comment team digests English politics, crossing party lines to bring you the real story. Each week they’ll discuss developments, extracting truth from the smooth rhetoric of politicians. Expect controversy, common sense and forthright opinions from across the political spectrum. No bland party mouthpieces allowed.

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