Covid-19

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

16 February 2021

What is a COVID variant, and how could they affect COVID vaccines?

16 February 2021

Explaining the method of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine

16 February 2021

Explaining the principles of vaccination

16 February 2021

New data from around the UK could help us catch more cases

16 February 2021

From novel clinical trials to vaccine passports, we're answering the crucial vaccine questions

15 February 2021

We discuss the boom and bust cycles of Covid-19 outbreaks, and hear why ants might invade your kettle...

09 February 2021

Is George Church's DIY vaccine a good idea? Bioethicist Arthur Caplan disagrees...

09 February 2021

Geneticist George Church took a COVID vaccine back in May. Has it succeeded?

09 February 2021

Immunologist Peter Openshaw weighs in on vaccine mixing and spacing the doses...

05 February 2021

Can you dial in to AM radio with your mouth? Also, Covid-19 vaccines, cytokine storms and nuclear rockets...

02 February 2021

How will Joe Biden approach the pandemic?

02 February 2021

COVID has affects beyond the lungs...

02 February 2021

Is spacing COVID vaccines safe?

30 January 2021

Accusations of "despicable behaviour" see the EU backtrack on vaccine regulations. What's the current...

26 January 2021

What's in the coronavirus vaccine. Also, how maggots get into wounds, and ivermectin and Covid...

26 January 2021

Chris Smith spoke to Sharon Peacock from COG-UK about how scientists are finding mutant coronaviruses...

22 January 2021

Why a tired moment produces a jet of saliva, and antibodies and Covid severity...

18 January 2021

The WHO arrive in China to investigate the origins of the coronavirus pandemic

18 January 2021

Studying COVID transmission by testing asymptomatic students at Cambridge University

18 January 2021

New research aims to predict who will get severe COVID from how their immune system responds from the start

18 January 2021

If you stand on your head, can you still swallow? Plus, Covid variants and coronavirus vaccines...

15 January 2021

Viral immunologist Zania Stamataki breaks down questions about the vaccine rollout...

15 January 2021

Some people get off Scot free, while others have a very rough time. Why?

12 January 2021

Oxford's vaccine has been approved, and over 15 countries worldwide are now giving out COVID vaccines...