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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 ...

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SARS-CoV-2: natural or man-made?

... - that the spike binds to. Other animals have their own versions of ACE2 as well, but Nik’s work shows that the ... from somewhere; humans don't just invent viruses in their own bodies. So where did it come from then? Nik - One ...

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Coronavirus: sex differences in the spotlight

... that can accommodate a potential foreign body within our own. Overall, women also seem to have a somewhat stronger ... there is no infection and you're actually attacking your own body, then it is not exactly ideal. We can think about ...

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Long covid & the immune system: what's going wrong?

Inflammation is a really strong hint that the patient’s own immune system is a major player in this 'long covid'. ... bad. Clare Bryant, University of Cambridge The patient's own immune system seems to be the major player in long ...

Medical staff attending an emergency in a hospital.

COVID critical care: what we know now

... for using antibodies is, of course, that's what your own immune system makes when you have an infection; and if ... it will help to soak up some virus and bolster your own immune response. Have we not though seen something of a ...

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Food justice post-coronavirus

... food system. 4. People must be empowered to produce their own healthy food through localised systems – Reinhold ... been exposed to the virus. Our inability to produce our own healthy and locally available food has left us to suffer ... movements give power to local people to produce their own healthy food. This bottom-up approach involves fighting ...

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Hospital staff infected without realising

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

A team of doctors walking through a hospital corridor

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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Coronavirus: T cells in patients missing antibodies

Our own immune systems follow the pattern outlined by ...

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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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Coronavirus economic recovery

... many European governments do not now have control of their own currencies – removing a key mechanism that governments ...

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To wear or not to wear a facemask

... Have you been cutting up old t-shirts to make your own? Or are you a nurse or doctor worried that supplies are ...

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COVID-19 and the economy

... available. So we thought, let's go out and collect our own data. Adam - And what have you found? What is the impact ...

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Analysing the UK's obesity strategy

... differences that require an individual to use their own resources. So they need to engage, as you say, with the ... tool for the restaurants to know what's in their own food so that they can then make it healthier or provide ...

A colony of bats in the air.

Why COVID was first linked to bats

... wants to do is to kill that animal off, it speaks to its own demise as well. So they've developed a very sympathetic ...

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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 ...

A Political and Physical Worldmap from end of 2005.

Vaccinating the world fairly

... of risks that they may be taking to themselves and their own family. And they're probably going to be at the front of ...

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The future of education

... on the internet so people can download and 3D print their own Homo naledi or Australopithecus sediba," and people are! ...

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Covid-19 Social Study update

... safe for them. And it's a complex virus and sometimes our own judgments aren't as safe as we think they are. Daisy ...

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Let rip or lockdown: controlling coronavirus

... what brings in this terrible mental angst, because even my own colleagues have committed suicide, let alone people ...