Covid may be losing the vaccine battle. But, as the virus evolves fast to form new variants, the war is most definitely not over
“Over the last year, I’ve been investigating the UK government’s management – and mismanagement – of the pandemic, lifting the lid on the crisis in Number Ten when Boris Johnson was ill, the test and trace fiasco and, most recently, the ever-morphing threat represented by variants of the virus. I’ve reported what I’ve learned from the key figures involved in the ongoing Covid saga in a series of audio essays – you can listen to all of them below.”
Matthew d’Ancona, Editor
The vaccine is an incredible scientific achievement. But some of the political decision-making behind its rollout is rather less impressive.
Fear, delays, mistakes and recrimination. On 31 October, we looked to Boris Johnson’s government for certainty – they served up a nightmare
How test, track and trace became a national disaster
Infected, leaderless. How Boris Johnson’s brush with death revealed a lethal amateurism at the heart of government