Covid-19

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

01 September 2020

The advance party has been and gone - and now an international team will travel to Wuhan to ask questions...

01 September 2020

We've unpacked the evidence - and the gaps in the evidence - surrounding the origin of the coronavirus...

25 August 2020

Scientists in Australia have been looking at Covid-19's metabolic signature...

25 August 2020

Scientists have been looking at how viruses can spread...

25 August 2020

How can gardeners garden sustainably as climate conditions change?

22 August 2020

What are the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic?

19 August 2020

The COVID crisis has shone an unflattering light on the way we run things. Change is needed but it’s easier said than...

18 August 2020

Have you been social smiling?

18 August 2020

We take a closer look at their findings

18 August 2020

How do we go about relating to another?

17 August 2020

What's happening when your arm or leg goes to sleep?

17 August 2020

The world is in the grip of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. What advances have we made against the threat?

13 August 2020

How coronavirus is amplifying sex differences in medicine

12 August 2020

In early August, the UK stepped back from some of the proposed lockdown easing measures...

11 August 2020

Antibody tests have given mixed messages to long covid patients. How reliable are they?

11 August 2020

Barbara Melville is a long covid patient - but her symptoms are different, especially her fatigue...

11 August 2020

A neuropathologist explains the stranger symptoms of long covid - from mood swings to fizzing in the skin...

11 August 2020

The patient's own immune system seems to be the major player in long covid...

11 August 2020

Cardiologists have recently discovered ongoing heart issues in people who had mild COVID-19...

11 August 2020

Oxford-based GP Helen Salisbury has been seeing patients with these ongoing symptoms...

11 August 2020

The NHS doesn't have records for mild cases - but data from a symptom tracker app shows the problem's scale...

11 August 2020

Paul Garner used to run 40km a week. Now a mild walk puts him in bed for days...

11 August 2020

A study of hospital patients found as much viral RNA in the noses and throats of kids as in adults...

11 August 2020

Meet the COVID-19 patients who are still suffering the after-effects of the virus, months after catching it...