Covid-19

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

08 February 2020

The World Health Organisation declare the Chinese coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency. Chris Smith returns...

07 February 2020

Do facemasks protect against viruses? And why can I hear my sonic pest repeller?

06 February 2020

Chris Smith's appearance on Radio New Zealand National, January 2020

30 January 2020

Where did the disease come, and how far might it spread?

14 January 2020

What's the culprit for this new virus?

12 October 2003

What's special about stem cells?

12 October 2003

Scientists in Hong Kong are planning to screen 10,000 citizens to find out how many may have been infected with SARS

12 October 2003

Scientists in Taiwan may have found a gene that makes people more susceptible to the deadly SARS virus...