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Are Covid-19 contact apps data safe?

... and work in a decentralised manner: you hold your own data at all times and it cannot be used for any data ... the other app users. All of the phones then search their own records to see if they have seen Bob’s anonymised ID before. Therefore, in this scheme, each person’s own records of which devices they have encountered before are ...

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Coronavirus globally: WHO plans for next wave

A pandemic isn’t a problem any country can solve on its own - after all, eliminating the coronavirus in your own home doesn’t do much good if it can easily return from ...

Ampoules and vials of vaccine

How would a COVID-19 vaccine work?

... to be very careful, in the sense that you have to use your own sense and scientific knowledge to create a vaccine which ... in that you inject the DNA or RNA and you allow your own body to make parts of the virus that can protect you and ... and you put that genetic message into the body, and our own cells pick that up and decode it, and then show that to ...

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COVID-19 treatments called into question

... four different groups. These were the two drugs on their own, or the two drugs in combination with antibiotics. Phil - ... the severity of the symptoms, but it's unlikely on its own to be a game changer. It's not going to be a magic ...

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Catching COVID twice

... to those as well. So the implications are that our own immunity might be weaker against this class of agent, but ... heels of these viruses. So the implications for our own immunity may not be great. But with regard to vaccine ...

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What makes a mild coronavirus infection?

... UK too, we're going to join the party and contribute our own data. At the moment, there are very few children there ...

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Should we limit events to protect the elderly?

... simple practical things you can do. If you live on your own, or you know, just with a partner, then it may be ...

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Why don't birds get cold feet?

... when do doctors need to ventilate a patient, seeing your own brain by MRI, why sunlight is warmer in summer, and can ...

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Screening healthcare workers for Covid-19

... and to patients, and actually hospitals could become their own individual hubs of transmission unless we do something ...

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Would sea level rise if we all went swimming?

... can you make a camera faster than light? Why can I hear my own heart in my ears? Join Dr Chris Smith and 567 CapeTalks ...

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Developing enough COVID-19 vaccines for everyone

... at is that basically if we sweep the dirt out of our own backyard, into the street, the wind will blow it straight ... unless we help everyone to clear the street up and their own gardens too. This is a global problem. It needs a global ...

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India in lockdown: "a difficult time"

... high potential numbers though. Lalit - India has its own problems, you know. The population is big; density of ...

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Can cats catch Covid?

... symptoms are employing very careful hygiene around their own cats and making sure you're washing hands and avoiding ...

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Nanobodies: llama key to covid-19 therapy

... and the variable region is fully functional on its own. The single chain variable region - or “nanobody” - ...

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Should I postpone chemo to avoid COVID-19?

... fit and healthy. Listener Lorna had this query about her own cancer treatment... Should I postpone chemo to avoid ...

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Gene variant linked to greater COVID-19 risk

... that other groups could look at it and check it in their own data. Adam - How can you tell that the risk is based on ...

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Finding phenomic fingerprints of COVID-19

... places in the world, but one of them, of course, is your own institution, Cambridge university., Where Cambridge, I ...

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A reusable launcher for Europe

... on a heavy launcher. And Europe is set on having its own small launchers so it can control its access to space. ...