“ Coronavirus cases to slump this winter, say scientists ” – Modelling seen by the Government predicts falling infections without implementing ‘Plan B’ restrictions, reports the Telegraph. “ Boris Johnson must hold firm against ‘Winter Plan’ doom-mongers ” – Backsliding now will normalise the idea that basic personal freedom in the winter months depends on the medical classes’ consent, writes Patrick O’Flynn in the Telegraph. “ Resist Covid restrictions for the sake of our young ” – “As Britain faces such calls to ‘protect the NHS’ at the expense of going about our everyday lives, it’s worth remembering who has paid the steepest price for measures taken to protect it so far,” writes Mary Harrington in the Mail on Sunday. “ Will Sajid Javid really fire 106,000 unvaccinated NHS workers? ” – “Three years ago, NHS workers who refused the flu vaccine were asked to explain their reasons to bosses and face redeployment to non-clinical areas. But none were in danger of losing their jobs,” writes Michael Simmons in the Spectator. “ The ills of the NHS won’t be cured until its protective halo is removed ” – Our sanctification of the health service means its mistakes and weaknesses are seldom admitted, writes Matthew Syed in the Sunday Times. “ Covid travel-test company is already out of lateral flow tests for half term amid `high demand’ ” – The Government-approved provider is offering holidaymakers PCR tests at more than twice the price, reports the Telegraph. “ Covid passes: Ministers consider widening use in Wales ” – The Welsh Government is “thinking about” changes amid concerns about high levels of Covid, says minister. “ Study Destroys Justification for Vaccine Mandates ” – CDC and State Health Department scientists find similar or higher viral load of Covid virus among the vaccinated as compared to the unvaccinated, writes Aaron Siri in his latest Substack update. “ The Covid testimony of Dr. Peter McCullough – Part Five: We’ll beat this via natural immunity ” – “If we don’t recognise natural immunity, when is this going to end,” says Dr. Peter McCullough in a lecture published in TCW Defending Freedom. “ After Strong Denials, NIH Admits Funded Gain-of-Function Research at Wuhan Lab” – “According to an October 21st report from Yahoo News, the NIH has now admitted to paying for Gain-of-Function work at the Wuhan Institute of Virology,” reports TrialSite. “ Covid vaccines will keep you from acquiring full immunity even if you are infected and recover ” – “What the British are saying is they are now finding the vaccine interferes with your body’s innate ability after infection to produce antibodies against not just the spike protein but other pieces of the virus,” writes Alex Berenson in his latest Substack update. “ The state needs total reform – and Sunak must reveal the small print ” – Pandemic or no pandemic, a proper economic plan is beyond overdue, writes Nick Timothy in the Telegraph. “ Why Prevent will never work ” – A world in which we catch every killer risks being grimly authoritarian, writes Tom Chivers in UnHerd. “ Dressing up for Halloween used to be fun… now it’s a minefield in the culture war ” – Fancy dress has become a politically charged nightmare and with Halloween on the way, the risk of offending the perpetually offended is greater than ever. So why not go for broke and give the woke something to really scream about, asks Charlie Stone in RT. “ Cambridge University archive slaps ‘trigger warnings’ on classic books ” – Researchers are reviewing more than 10,000 books and magazines to expose authors who have been “offensive to historically enslaved, colonised or denigrated people“, reports the Mail. “ The anatomy of a media smear” – Why did the media spread falsehoods about those pro-Chappelle counter-protesters, asks Paddy Hannam in Spiked. “ Criticism of Newcastle fans over Arab-clothing shows double standards ” – “Football stadiums across the country never miss an opportunity to advertise their support for LGBT rights, but few senior figures in the game have criticised the decision to stage the next World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuals can be imprisoned for up to three years,” writes Toby in the Mail on Sunday. “ The ” – An article in the Observer is writing articles based on a Twitter poll Observer on the number of schools that have received air monitors was based merely on a Twitter poll.