Covid-19

Articles, podcasts, interviews and answers to questions about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, and the wider coronavirus family...

02 May 2020

Experts acknowledge that you probably can't catch Covid-19 again, at least in the short term...

01 May 2020

Coughs and sneezes traditionally spread diseases, and coronavirus particles are shed into sewage...

29 April 2020

How are universities coping with Covid? What will the impact be?

28 April 2020

How are we all doing?

28 April 2020

How will universities cope in the current crisis?

28 April 2020

What has coronavirus meant for job losses

28 April 2020

What does a former UK science minister make of this crisis?

28 April 2020

How might teenagers deal with being alone?

28 April 2020

How might air pollution impact coronavirus?

28 April 2020

Using convalescent plasma to bolster immune defences against Covid-19

28 April 2020

What could exiting lockdown look like

28 April 2020

Should we put on our facemasks?

28 April 2020

Apart from ill-health, how is Covid-19 impacting society?

28 April 2020

Loss of smell and taste sense has been reported by people later diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2. Now we know why...

26 April 2020

Clinical trials are now underway on a novel vaccine against COVID-19. Will it work?

25 April 2020

Human trials on Covid-19 vaccines kick off in the UK. So what kind of protection might we expect?

24 April 2020

When it comes to coronavirus, are we at risk of a treatment worse than the disease? And what's the evidence that...

23 April 2020

China and Europe likely to see different effect of coronavirus-related air pollution drop....

22 April 2020

How is Covid-19 causing problems for gamers?

22 April 2020

Covid-19 mortality rates are apparently much lower in some parts of the world. Might the TB jab you had as a teenager...

21 April 2020

Why questionnaires and thermometers at airports miss most cases of travellers with diseases...

21 April 2020

Many around the world have been volunteering to help fight COVID-19 - such as at Makespace in Cambridge...

21 April 2020

Are people in the UK actually staying at home? Tracking data from mobile phones says, mostly, yes...

21 April 2020

Scientists have successfully used a drug to 'trick' the coronavirus out of infecting cells in the lab...