Leask is worried that a focus on the hardcore anti-vaxxer movement is a distraction from the banal reasons families fail to prioritise the jab. And she’s also concerned that people sitting on the metaphorical vaccination fence might just be pushed over the wrong side by zealots who force the issue, or by punitive measures such as “no jab, no play” legislation. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s psychologically easier’: how anti-vaxxers capitalised on coronavirus fears to spread misinformation
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"I'm looking to try to make it available in the public sphere to help inform the debate we need to carry on having about choices that we need to make, but also to help provide the public with a better understanding of the sort of information we're getting, and how we're using that to base our decisions upon." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why are we looking at the ‘R number’ in Wales?
Sark, Channel Islands Accessible by a small ferry is the beautiful La Valette campsite on Sark (which is not actually in the UK but certainly part of Europe: ed). No cars are allowed on the island, so it’s geared towards those on foot. The campsite is basic – a field with incredible views over the sea and a shower block and two washrooms. Everyone is very helpful – on arrival, bags are taken off the ferry and delivered to the campsite by tractor. During the day visitors come and go by ferry, and bikes (or horse and carts) can be hired to explore secret plunge pools, bays and cafes. But, once the last day-trippers leave, the island is at its most peaceful – the best time for your evening swim in Grève de la Ville Bay.• £10 adult, £5 child,sark.co.ukRose Jump … [Read more...] about 20 of the best campsites in UK and Europe by public transport: readers’ travel tips
King Felipe said after a ‘meet and greet’ walkabout by a Gran Canaria beach with his wife: “We have been able to stroll by the sea and show Spain is in a new phase and we’re tackling the recovery. … [Read more...] about Police called to beaches in Spain as rows erupt over social distancing queues and sunbathers turned away