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“We were vilified by the press. It added and stoked to the stigma.” HIV/AIDS campaigner Jonathan Blake recalls the… https://t.co/Ts4IS2nIkY“We still see the perpetuation of stigma today.” @Harvard Epidemiologist Prof @JuliaLMarcus says the early public… https://t.co/Zpw6a2FKIyThe EU has urged pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca to supply it with more doses of its Covid-19 vaccine from UK plant… https://t.co/YuzFHWOZnD“There is nothing from the ONS to suggest teachers have a particularly high occupational risk.” The Joint Committe… https://t.co/shOgH6q8XL“The [8 March] date is really guidance.” Conservative MP and @CommonsHealth member @dean4watford says any looseni… https://t.co/38Co5RJkrA“We need carers to take up the vaccine.” Shadow Public Health Minister @AlexNorrisNN says politicians on both sid… https://t.co/gTpie1lL24We're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/kNB1G9tWvBOn 27 January 1945, Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau. An estimated 1.1 million were murdered in the camp… https://t.co/DpiE4tbJCZ
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"She said, 'You play the cello? Fantastic. You will be saved.'" Anita Lasker-Wallfisch was 18 years old when she w… https://t.co/AI9Z4hw7QX
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTONIGHT: More than seven million people in the UK have had their first #Covid vaccine dose - but should we now be p… https://t.co/VLDhyfkeSMTONIGHT: The HIV/AIDS pandemic, portrayed recently in Channel 4’s It’s a Sin, was accompanied by bleak public healt… https://t.co/BZmzB1kGjZ @lewis_goodall Joining us to discuss whether the government could have done more to protect care homes are Conserva… https://t.co/pr9d4HpFfCTONIGHT: As the prime minister begins to lay out a new roadmap out of lockdown, care homes are seeing a resurgence… https://t.co/TK1c2IiLeE"The dead don’t go till you do, loved ones. The dead are still here holding our hands." As the UK exceeds 100,000… https://t.co/BrE62wonmwOn 27 January 1945, Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau. An estimated 1.1 million were murdered in the camp… https://t.co/DpiE4tbJCZSchools will not start to reopen before March 8th. @deb_cohen and I have looked at the science behind closing them.… https://t.co/hQu7s2tMYP
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"She said, 'You play the cello? Fantastic. You will be saved.'" Anita Lasker-Wallfisch was 18 years old when she w… https://t.co/AI9Z4hw7QXICYMI: “There’s been some bad luck with the evolution of this more virulent strain… but we’ve also had decades of u… https://t.co/uAAnb6jdIz"We do not yet have enough data to know exactly how soon it will be safe to reopen our society and economy" PM Bor… https://t.co/1SxfeLv70c
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightUK arrivals from Covid hotspots will isolate in government-provided accommodation "for ten days without exception"… https://t.co/D2FI7UPzql
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight100,162 people have died within 28 days of a #Covid test. That’s roughly 1 in 660 British people - the capacity of… https://t.co/9dZB9RZk4hThe Twins of Auschwitz https://t.co/TFp0cNJdpc They survived a regime of grim medical experiments by Dr Mengele. Th… https://t.co/gPt9PtqnyC
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightKindertransport – A Journey to Life https://t.co/dgTygZ4c4b Personal stories of hope and survival from the horrors… https://t.co/OyM8Vro6VS
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight45 out of 50 US Senate Republicans vote to consider stopping Trump's impeachment trial before it even starts https://t.co/GZq866eScW
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“The second wave will be bigger than the first,” says statistician David Spiegelhalter But he describes passing 10… https://t.co/cPi9pvpC6n
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightWatch the full report 👉 https://t.co/N8YINFO0OKThe prime minister said he is 'deeply sorry' as UK #Covid19 deaths exceed 100,000. https://t.co/2V17XoeGJX How did… https://t.co/ZZDeJoXA39"There is still hope because we are still moving through this, and there will be an after." Journalist and novelis… https://t.co/uqardsZ2tn
1/27
2021
“We’re hearing from more students than ever who are having to access food banks just to make ends meet.” @nusuk P… https://t.co/U3CXqIGD0u"The dead don’t go till you do, loved ones. The dead are still here holding our hands." As the UK reaches 100,000… https://t.co/tY4UY8UWKq“They have to be reassured they haven’t been forgotten." Commenting the impact of #Covid19 on other illnesses,… https://t.co/vYcvhJn1Px"There is no playbook for any government across the world to follow here." But Conservative MP @Tobias_Ellwood say… https://t.co/0YZBdPb9yj“There’s been some bad luck with evolution of this more virulent strain… but we’ve also had decades of under-invest… https://t.co/d7Lb4S4Llh“One of the hardest things for many of us… [is] to know that all of these individual tragedies are happening when i… https://t.co/TG1DFydV6b100,162 have died within 28 days of a #Covid19 test That’s roughly 1 in 660 British people The capacity of Wemble… https://t.co/Nr3DJNqTK6We're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/pURHzzOqJkWhat is the impact of such loss on us and how can we still find joy in this dark time? Poet and playwright… https://t.co/wu3hJM548f#Covid19 has touched every area of our lives – other illnesses, our mental health, our jobs, opportunities for the… https://t.co/iDEfMXOXFxWhat could the UK have done differently? We're joined by Professor of Child Health and Outbreak Medicine… https://t.co/prJMSHF9DkTONIGHT: The prime minister said today he is 'deeply sorry' as UK #Covid19 deaths exceed 100,000.… https://t.co/ZOrl6egTKNWhat’s the science behind the closure of schools for most pupils in England? WATCH 👉 https://t.co/Ihhf9AyJRX“There’s nothing to look forward to now." "Not doing anything but school is quite exhausting." #Newsnight's… https://t.co/Sh7tYggWNs“It’s hard to compute the sorrow contained in that grim statistic; the years of life lost” UK Prime Minister Boris… https://t.co/zTgr05QobU
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"When those vaccines have finally freed us from this virus... we will make sure we learn the lessons and reflect an… https://t.co/WeTr1Irg0R
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightWhat’s happening to the EU vaccine scheme? https://t.co/bGa3Rmu2td
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightMore than 100,000 people have died with coronavirus in UK, after daily figures record 1,631 deaths within 28 days o… https://t.co/DCEB1vdxOw
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightUK "on track" for 15 February target to vaccinate most vulnerable, NHS England boss Simon Stevens tells MPs "Along… https://t.co/a7KKDZC2X3
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1/26
2021
“There’s nothing to look forward to now, except for maybe an arranged Zoom with your friends.” @KirstyWark finds o… https://t.co/V5mT1VgacM“Every day [schools are] closed is more damage, particularly for the poorest and most vulnerable.” Lecturer in po… https://t.co/eBvbq7rQXw“If we re-open our schools, we will prolong our agony, we will keep ourselves in this lockdown longer and even more… https://t.co/Z98y4PmKQO“Absolutely no-one is denying that lockdown has had a devastating impact on children’s educational outcomes and men… https://t.co/SS7VIsSMNJ“The overall strategy of ‘whatever we have to do to make this the last lockdown’ is a sensible one.” Former First… https://t.co/NFQCSyRcMtArrivals from at-risk countries, including much of South America, Southern Africa and Portugal, will have to quaran… https://t.co/5Bauo0SJWN“Tourism has already been decimated this year and this is the last thing we need.“ Commenting on reports of a pot… https://t.co/DY4rYczrVuWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/g78prMUaqiTONIGHT: Could the government bring in blanket hotel quarantine for UK arrivals? #Newsnight's @nicholaswatt looks… https://t.co/xvV0V4btRcWe’re joined by broadcaster @_NatashaDevon and lecturer in population health paediatrics @sunilbhop 📺 22:45 on… https://t.co/1pKKV3GmPDTONIGHT: The government will tell teachers and parents when schools in England can reopen "as soon as we can", the… https://t.co/Geg8JYgy5wTONIGHT: "He knows that he was too optimistic at the start of the pandemic… He doesn’t want to make that mistake no… https://t.co/wEprUerg1y“I’m very proud to be able to tell you that, as of last night, we have vaccinated… almost 4 in 5 of everyone aged o… https://t.co/SsGPoyWRmd
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTeachers not at significantly higher risk of death from Covid, Office for National Statistics figures suggest https://t.co/BR9jzHDzve
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightModerna vaccine appears to work against variants https://t.co/GwibfxfCMM
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightMany low-income workers aren't self-isolating because they cannot afford to — and they can't access support payment… https://t.co/JlIw1R9w09How worrying are the UK, South Africa, and Brazil coronavirus variants? https://t.co/IeIHaqq1qC
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightMinisters 'actively working on' possibility of asking arrivals into the UK to quarantine in hotels https://t.co/lebbj3N9GJ
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1/25
2021
“Many Republicans are afraid of [Trump] and until they know he's not going to be haunting their nightmares, they’re… https://t.co/4b1QhIqyuZ#Newsnight returns to Salisbury District Hospital joining the ITU staff for a full 12 hour shift as they struggle t… https://t.co/8VL9DzvUPc
1/24
2021
Earlier this week, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. https://t.co/kszdMTfQjM Catc… https://t.co/T5xEac5BvMEarly evidence suggests the variant of coronavirus that emerged in the UK may be more deadly, Boris Johnson has sai… https://t.co/TulZR93aoh
1/23
2021
“Even if we suppress it here… it could be circulating somewhere else in the world.” Professor of global public hea… https://t.co/OLb3iPKDpm"Many of the ones who don't have support, the ones who are more socio-economically more vulnerable... they're going… https://t.co/pMawwPewkW“Do you think the Taliban now wants a peaceful form of government?” “A leopard cannot change its spots.” Former A… https://t.co/VlGeSwrhDl"What does govt expect people to do be doing? They have to work, they have to live." Labour Mayor of Newham… https://t.co/fHDaf0Xuml"We can go on and on handing out more and more money... we should just ask people to obey the rules and do the righ… https://t.co/baxPrKuw3y“Even without an increase in mortality, this new variant is a very serious turn for the worst.” Sage member Profes… https://t.co/uOeEvWTZ4GWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/bPikey5XBUWe're joined by Sage member Professor John Edmunds, Labour Mayor of Newham @rokhsanafiaz & Conservative MP Geoffrey… https://t.co/c1wGkpLsbATONIGHT: We speak to @marziababakarkh, a former Afghan Supreme Court judge who fled the country after surviving two… https://t.co/aOUGBnBN9qWhy was a universal £500 payment for anyone who tests positive for Covid a suggestion in a leaked @DHSCgovuk docume… https://t.co/Siz7llTgAoTONIGHT: The release of the next James Bond film has been delayed again and Glastonbury Festival cancelled due to t… https://t.co/Vf4ZrvfUQJTONIGHT: #Covid19 infections are beginning to fall across the UK, but the PM says some evidence suggests the new UK… https://t.co/OA2o8NSOZP“$15 dollars gets people above the poverty line” US President Joe Biden outlines economic rescue package, includi… https://t.co/CRqkgpPeh4
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightAs the UK coronavirus death toll reaches record levels, @MarkUrban01 returns to Salisbury District Hospital joining… https://t.co/Sow2Hal66N“All current evidence continues to show that both the vaccines we’re currently using remain effective both against… https://t.co/rWrhKAdARu
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"There is some evidence that the new variant... may be associated with a higher degree of mortality" UK PM Boris J… https://t.co/uXWpE3rFFM
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightUK R number, the rate of coronavirus transmission, estimated to be between 0.8 and 1 – first time below 1 since ear… https://t.co/Y1kIppb6uQ
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“Would you like us to call your wife? We’ll tell her that we’re going to send you off to sleep.” At Salisbury Gene… https://t.co/IOZI1bZGY0ICYMI: “Many Republicans are afraid of [Trump] and until they know he's not going to be haunting their nightmares,… https://t.co/F7gXKumlAm
1/22
2021
#Newsnight can confirm ministers are considering paying £500 to everyone needing to self-isolate after testing posi… https://t.co/NTfWYwjnMs“Many Republicans are afraid of [Trump] and until they know he's not going to be haunting their nightmares, they’re… https://t.co/2h58A3sjgX“If you look at the last three Wednesdays you’ve gone from insurrection to impeachment to inauguration.”… https://t.co/a0QVkZb2lE“I’m close to tears actually because I’m just so tired.” Nurse Sue Crocombe at Salisbury General Hospital, who ca… https://t.co/wwrhermaVd“As of January, our staff referrals to clinical psychology were up 1,400% on the year previously.” Clinical Psych… https://t.co/eqJ80ZUAr9“Would you like us to call your wife? We’ll tell her that we’re going to send you off to sleep.” In ITU at Salisb… https://t.co/n7C7iCx6FA“I didn’t think I was going to make it through the night.” Nick, a #Covid19 patient at Salisbury General Hospital… https://t.co/UUMfFESCWlWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark in London and Emily Maitlis in Washington DC - you can also watch online… https://t.co/3gKizv5TTXTONIGHT: Nearly five million people in the UK have had their first dose of the vaccine. But just how clear is the m… https://t.co/Q6HAwSxGq2TONIGHT: President Biden signs a raft of virus-related executive orders - but with the administrations focused on f… https://t.co/cMDZMWPamuTONIGHT: As the UK coronavirus death toll reaches record levels, #Newsnight returns to Salisbury General Hospital j… https://t.co/vhGaf4u7xT"We'll move heaven and earth to get more people vaccinated for free" President Joe Biden promises to deliver 100 m… https://t.co/0A1iiAf4hE
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1/21
2021

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