This film, by Kunal Purohit and Abeer Khan (biographies below) for Collateral Global, cuts to the heart of CG’s research agenda: understanding the enormity of the harms which lockdowns brought about among vulnerable populations in the Global South. The education loss among poor kids in Low- and Middle-Income Countries has been nothing less than devastating, as […]
Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the UKs (and many other nations) first lockdown and the beginning of years of global Covid responses, restrictions and mandates that have impacted, one way or another, nearly every single person on the planet.
In this CG Conversation, Dr Jennie Bristow talks to Professor David Livermore about the consequences of lockdowns and social distancing restrictions for the fabric of social life. As we move on from the pandemic itself, to what extent have the behaviours and mores of pre-Covid times changed? On one hand, dystopian fears about the end […]
Daily life in post-pandemic Senegal. In this 4th short film from the series Daily Life in Post-Pandemic Senegal, director Mamadou Ndiaye takes us to the tourist hotel of Goudomp. This used to be a thriving place with happy customers enjoying the relaxing breezes and beautiful scenery. Now in a state of ruin, the former restaurateur […]
Jay Bhattacharya, Caitjan Gainty, Toby Green, Sunetra Gupta and Thomas Fazi discuss ‘The Covid Consensus’ written by Thomas Fazi and Toby Green During the first years of the pandemic, the political mainstream agreed that ‘following the science’ with hard lockdowns and vaccine mandates was the best way to preserve life. But social science reveals the […]
Search our research archive for studies covering the impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown measures
Childhood vaccination disruptions illustrate how detached from reality, rationality, & morality response measures have become.
We must mind the gap between reasonable restrictions and state paternalism
Andreas Sönnichsen, MD Download full article here Background In March 2020 the Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz proclaimed that within weeks “everybody will have a family member or good friend dead due to COVID and Austria will face the horror of tens of thousands of deaths”. With these statements Austria went into lockdown on March 16, […]
Professor Toby Green speaks with University of Nairobi lecturer Dr. Reginald M.J. Oduor on the impact of Covid-19 measures in Kenya
Q&A with the filmmakers of CG's newest film 'Sex Workers in India: The Impact of Lockdowns'
ARTICLE - The Covid Consensus book launch in partnership with Collateral Global.
ARTICLE - The UK Covid Response: A Stool with Three Legs
ARTICLE - The Covid care-homes scandal
Professor Toby Green and Dr Samuel Adu-Gyamfi discuss the catastrophic impacts Covid lockdown policies have had in Ghana
Allyson Pollock, Carl Heneghan, and Paula Byrne discuss key policy questions around vaccine mandates
Professor of Public Health Allyson Pollock discusses the pitfalls of mass PCR testing.
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