‘It will get worse again,’ says an expert as the ‘honeymoon’ comes to an end.


‘It will get worse again,’ says an expert as the ‘honeymoon’ comes to an end.

According to an expert, COVID cases will worsen in the new year, as regions with the lowest vaccination rates will be the hardest hit.

Professor Tim Spector, the head of the Zoe app (the world’s largest study into coronavirus), believes that any significant increase in case rates will be due to children infecting unvaccinated people, claiming that the half-term ‘honeymoon’ that had helped to suppress infections is over.

“I believe it will be a story about areas of the country with pockets of unvaccinated people who will suffer the most,” he said.

“And that could be within regions – around certain hospitals, for example, or in particularly impoverished areas of the country.”

I believe we will see some of these issues there.”


The word pingdemic made the list of Words of the Year.

After a large number of people were ‘pinged’ by the NHS app, forcing them to self-isolate, the term was coined.

Last year’s Word of the Year was ‘lockdown,’ and despite the fact that this year’s winner is ‘NFT,’ Covid imagery continues to dominate the list.

This year’s list also includes terms like ‘hybrid-working’ and ‘double vaxxed.’

According to a survey, the number of children who are homeschooled has increased as a result of parents’ concerns about the coronavirus.

According to the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS), 115,542 children and young people were homeschooled at some point during the 202021 academic year, up 34% from the previous year.

The most common reason for parents choosing to homeschool their children, according to the ADCS, is their concern about the coronavirus.

Homeschooling has been on the rise for the past six years, according to the report, and the ADCS is concerned that loopholes in the system mean some homeschooled children are missing out on important learning.

“Every child has the right to a suitable education, and we recognize that parents have the right to educate their children at home,” Gail Tolley, chair of the ADCS’ educational achievement policy committee, said.

“We’ve seen year-on-year increases in the number of children being educated at home for the past six years.”

The pandemic and the closure of some schools have had a significant impact on this, as this report demonstrates.

“Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”


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