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Claims that Nusrat Ghani MP lost a ministerial role because of her "Muslimness" - expert comment

Dr Shahnaz Akhter comments on claims in this weekend’s Sunday Times that Nusrat Ghani MP had been removed from her post as a junior Minister due to her Muslimness.


Study estimates death toll of antibiotic-resistant bacteria - Warwick experts comment

A new Lancet study shows that over a million people died in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Here, Dr Freya Harrison and Dr Antonia Sagona of the School of Life Sciences comment on the importance of this new evidence and the need to tackle the issue of antibiotic resistance urgently.

Thu 20 Jan 2022, 12:12 | Tags: Research, Life Sciences, antimicrobial resistance

One year since the Capitol riot - US politics experts comment

On 6 January 2021, supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building as Congress met to certify Joe Biden's presidential election victory. On its one year anniversary, Dr Trevor McCrisken and Dr Georg Löfflmann of Politics and International Studies reflect on the events of that day and its impact on US politics today.

Thu 06 Jan 2022, 12:16 | Tags: Politics, Research, Politics and International Studies

IMF extends debt service relief for 25 low-income countries - expert comment

Dr Celine Tan of Warwick Law School comments on the IMF's decision to grant a fifth and final round of debt relief for 25 low-income countries.

Tue 21 Dec 2021, 13:40 | Tags: development, International, Law, Faculty of Social Science, Debt

Pregnant women a priority risk group for Covid-19 vaccination: expert comment

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has announced that pregnant women should be regarded as a clinical risk group and prioritised for vaccination against Covid-19. Dr Sarah Hillman of Warwick Medical School comments on why it's so important that pregnant women get vaccinated.

Thu 16 Dec 2021, 16:17 | Tags: Pregnancy, WMS, Research, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

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