Covid-19

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

03 April 2020

Ebola, SARS, rabies... Bats are replete with lethal pathogens. But why?

01 April 2020

A doctor, a faith leader and an historian discuss the implications of the coronavirus crisis. Will it transform our...

31 March 2020

Will ozone kill coronavirus? Should I wear a facemask? And how does menthol clear your nose?

26 March 2020

Covid-19: How unprecedented data sharing has led to faster-than-ever outbreak research...

24 March 2020

To research it properly, scientists need key components of the outer coat of the coronavirus...

24 March 2020

When doctors have to treat severe symptoms, here's what they actually do...

24 March 2020

What actually happens to people infected with the coronavirus? A lung pathologist explains...

24 March 2020

There's a foundation of science underpinning the UK - and other nation’s - strategies to control the outbreak.

23 March 2020

Phil Sansom put a few common questions about the coronavirus to virologist Chris Smith...

23 March 2020

A new model predicts the UK is around two weeks' away from running out of space in intensive care...

23 March 2020

We take a detailed look at the coronavirus - from how it affects the body, to developing a vaccine..

21 March 2020

The scientific basis for the tactics deployed against SARS-CoV-2 doesn't currently have an end game...

21 March 2020

How is Covid-19 affecting the gaming industry?

21 March 2020

How is the new Coronavirus affecting the gaming industry?

20 March 2020

How does the immune system respond to SARS-CoV-2?

19 March 2020

The mission to build a reusable launcher for Europe...

17 March 2020

How do you predict how a disease will spread?

17 March 2020

We look at some clever solutions for sustaining cities into the future...

14 March 2020

How to slow down Covid-19, problem marine plastics, and does hot water freeze faster than cold water?

14 March 2020

The UK stance is currently at odds with the response across Europe. Is this the right approach to controlling the...

05 March 2020

Would this protect communities where the coronavirus hasn't yet established?

05 March 2020

Are the victims younger? Or have they maybe developed antibodies?

05 March 2020

Listener Lorna had this query about her own cancer treatment...

05 March 2020

Before we get into the questions, it's time to introduce the panel...