Collateral Global is dedicated to researching, understanding and communicating the global impacts of policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Making (Historical) Sense of the Covid Response

Making (Historical) Sense of the Covid Response

In this CG conversation, Daniel Hadas talks to Caitjan Gainty about how the history of medicine and healthcare can illuminate our attempts to analyse and understand the Covid response. Set in the UK but branching out globally, the conversation winds through some of the thorniest of Covid era issues. For example, vaccines and mandates look […]

By: Caitjan Gainty, CG Production Team, Daniel Hadas 15 October 2022
The Ethics and Reality of Kenya's Covid Policy

The Ethics and Reality of Kenya's Covid Policy

Dr Reginald Oduor, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Nairobi, discusses Kenya’s experience of lockdowns and vaccine mandates with Collateral Global SAB member Toby Green of King’s College, London. The impact of the lockdowns on civil rights, the poor, education, and health are discussed – as also the impacts that this might have […]

By: CG Production Team, Reginald Oduor, Toby Green 15 July 2022
Covid & the Humanities

Covid & the Humanities

What could humanities scholars have to say about Covid? Here Caitjan Gainty, a historian of medicine and healthcare at King’s College London, discusses the Covid response with her colleague Daniel Hadas, a lecturer in Latin and Ancient Greek. In the Covid response, governments and public health authorities opted to sideline the knowledge and discourse of […]

By: Caitjan Gainty, CG Production Team, Daniel Hadas 9 November 2022
The Infectious Diseases We Don't Seem to Care About 3 mins

The Infectious Diseases We Don't Seem to Care About

Childhood vaccination disruptions illustrate how detached from reality, rationality, & morality response measures have become.

By: Alberto Giubilini 30 June 2021
What It Means for Pandemic Response Measures to Be Ethical 7 mins

What It Means for Pandemic Response Measures to Be Ethical

By: Alberto Giubilini 14 June 2021
The Elderly and the Pandemic Response 5 mins

The Elderly and the Pandemic Response

We must mind the gap between reasonable restrictions and state paternalism

By: Alberto Giubilini 17 May 2021
Interview with Dr. Reginald M.J. Oduor on Covid-19 Measures in Kenya

Interview with Dr. Reginald M.J. Oduor on Covid-19 Measures in Kenya

Professor Toby Green speaks with University of Nairobi lecturer Dr. Reginald M.J. Oduor on the impact of Covid-19 measures in Kenya

By: CG Production Team, Toby Green 24 June 2022
Q&A with Filmmakers Abeer Khan and Kunal Purohit

Q&A with Filmmakers Abeer Khan and Kunal Purohit

Q&A with the filmmakers of CG's newest film 'Sex Workers in India: The Impact of Lockdowns'

By: CG Production Team 24 March 2022
Why are we the academic oddballs?

Why are we the academic oddballs?

Professors Ellen Townsend and Paul Dolan reflect on how they became ‘outlier voices’ during the pandemic.

By: Ellen Townsend, Paul Dolan 16 March 2022

Search our research archive for studies covering the impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown measures

Fear, Trust, & the Sociology of Pandemics

Fear, Trust, & the Sociology of Pandemics

By: CG Production Team 20 June 2022
The impact of Covid and Covid restrictions in Mozambique

The impact of Covid and Covid restrictions in Mozambique

By: CG Production Team, Pedrito C. C. Cambrão, Toby Green 15 June 2022
CG FILM: Sex Workers in India: The Impact of Lockdowns

CG FILM: Sex Workers in India: The Impact of Lockdowns

By: Abeer Khan, Kunal Purohit 24 March 2022
Carl Heneghan & Tom Jefferson

Carl Heneghan & Tom Jefferson

ARTICLE - The UK Covid Response: A Stool with Three Legs

By: Brownstone Institute 28 April 2022
Carl Heneghan & Tom Jefferson

Carl Heneghan & Tom Jefferson

ARTICLE - The Covid care-homes scandal

By: Spiked 28 April 2022
David Livermore

David Livermore

ARTICLE – The Catastrophe of Zero Covid

By: Spiked 3 April 2022
CG Mini-Lectures: How seasonality affects the spread of a new virus

CG Mini-Lectures: How seasonality affects the spread of a new virus

By: CG Production Team, Sunetra Gupta 16 February 2022
PCR Test FAQs

PCR Test FAQs

By: David Livermore 5 February 2022
Freedom of Information in the United Kingdom FAQs

Freedom of Information in the United Kingdom FAQs

By: Campaign for Freedom of Information, CG Research Team 4 February 2022
Q&A with Dr Adu-Gyamfi on the impact of lockdowns in Ghana

Q&A with Dr Adu-Gyamfi on the impact of lockdowns in Ghana

Professor Toby Green and Dr Samuel Adu-Gyamfi discuss the catastrophic impacts Covid lockdown policies have had in Ghana

By: Dr Adu-Gyamfi, Toby Green 20 April 2022
Vaccine Mandates: New Questions

Vaccine Mandates: New Questions

Allyson Pollock, Carl Heneghan, and Paula Byrne discuss key policy questions around vaccine mandates

By: Allyson Pollock, Carl Heneghan, Paula Byrne 25 March 2022
Mass Testing: Expensive, Chaotic, and Wasteful

Mass Testing: Expensive, Chaotic, and Wasteful

Professor of Public Health Allyson Pollock discusses the pitfalls of mass PCR testing.

By: Allyson Pollock 22 February 2022
YOUR STORIES: 15 mins

YOUR STORIES: "How Naive We Were"

By: Gilbert Jackson 5 October 2021
The Strain of Pandemic Restrictions on  Disabled Adults and Their Families 3 mins

The Strain of Pandemic Restrictions on Disabled Adults and Their Families

By: Perry Blatz 2 October 2021
90 Years Old and Unafraid 14 mins

90 Years Old and Unafraid

By: AJ Kay 17 May 2021
Part Six - It Ain’t What You Do; It’s The Way That You Do It 4 mins

Part Six - It Ain’t What You Do; It’s The Way That You Do It

By: Paul Dolan 1 July 2021
Part Five - Capturing the Full Effects of Policy Interventions 3 mins

Part Five - Capturing the Full Effects of Policy Interventions

By: Paul Dolan 14 June 2021
Part Four - The Effects of Fear at a Time of Crisis 4 mins

Part Four - The Effects of Fear at a Time of Crisis

By: Amanda Henwood, Paul Dolan 1 June 2021

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