Covid-19

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

23 November 2020

How do we decide the priority list for receiving a COVID vaccine?

23 November 2020

With more COVID vaccines being announced, what's the difference between them, and how effective are they?

19 November 2020

Pfizer and BioNTech have concluded the Phase 3 trial of their coronavirus vaccine...

17 November 2020

Players of an enormous online video game have been performing vital 'flow cytometry' for COVID research...

17 November 2020

The Slovakian government have tested millions of people for the coronavirus over the last two weeks...

17 November 2020

Their vaccine appears to be safe, and they claim it has an efficacy rate above 90%...

17 November 2020

A new coronavirus variant from Danish mink farms may present a new problem...

15 November 2020

How does this new RNA-based approach work, for how long, and is it safe?

14 November 2020

What was the Swedish approach to COVID, and how successful has it been?

13 November 2020

Over 200 people in Denmark have been infected with the coronavirus via mink farms...

13 November 2020

Coronavirus in mink, a test to track poached ivory, the genome of a cat, and a new genetic disease...

13 November 2020

Does the announcement from Pfizer this week mark the beginning of the end of our socially-distanced existence...

10 November 2020

How to test a whole city?

09 November 2020

What have we learned about Covid19 immunity, incubation periods, testing and mink?

06 November 2020

Are there financial benefits to lockdowns?

06 November 2020

And will sleeping with a potato stop restless leg syndrome?

03 November 2020

Chris Smith talks to Imperial College's Wendy Barclay about the REACT 2 study

29 October 2020

Wouldn't a Chihuahua do instead? Also, decoding conversation and Covid-19 links to diabetes...

28 October 2020

The tough moral and ethical choices facing us as we struggle to deal with second wave of the COVID pandemic...

27 October 2020

What approach should we take to get through the pandemic?

27 October 2020

Do we allow the Covid-19 virus to spread, or try to suppress it with more interventions...

26 October 2020

How are we feeling 6 months on?

26 October 2020

New results suggest Remdesivir is ineffective against Covid-19, but is there more to the story?

26 October 2020

Purposefully infecting healthy people with coronavirus to better understand covid