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 June 2020

How do you deal with disease in space

02 June 2020

How do you distribute vaccines to a global population?

02 June 2020

Why are there so many vaccine projects at once?

02 June 2020

What role might genes play in COVID-19?

02 June 2020

World Health Organisation has suspended clinical trials for hydroxychloroquine

02 June 2020

What chemical fingerprints does COVID-19 leave in the bloodstream?

01 June 2020

How home distillation can be lethal, as well as illegal. Also, rice behaving bizarrely in the microwave oven...

01 June 2020

Some asymptomatic hospital staff are carrying coronavirus...

01 June 2020

How genetic plasticity enables sparrows to live alongside us, and fish to evolve rapidly to life in caves...

01 June 2020

Are astronauts still going to and from the International Space Station? A flight surgeon answers...

28 May 2020

Many believe care homes have been ignored during the pandemic so far - with disastrous consequences...

26 May 2020

What could be the new normal of healthcare, education and transport?

26 May 2020

Mental health researcher Olivia Remes shares her tips for keeping mentally well during lockdown...

26 May 2020

How does coronavirus affect children?

26 May 2020

Can our feline friends contract and transmit the Covid-19 coronavirus?

26 May 2020

Anosmia has recently been added to the UK's list of coronavirus symptoms to self-isolate with...

25 May 2020

Progress in vaccine trials, and the longevity of immune responses to Covid-19...

23 May 2020

Results from the coronavirus symptom tracker app, rethinking the office aircon, covid in pregnancy, and safe public...

21 May 2020

‘The aim is to find the monoclonal’ hunting for antibodies to treat Covid-19

18 May 2020

Preprint servers let scientists communicate and collaborate - but are they bypassing peer review?

18 May 2020

How have scientists been adapting to life without their labs? Here's a physicist's outlet...

18 May 2020

Should we really be handing public money to an industry that’s one of the major causes of climate change?

18 May 2020

At Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, staff had been working without realising they'd had the coronavirus...