Schools will reopen but the risks cannot be ignored | Letters

August 11, 2020 0

Category: Coronavirus outbreak, Infectious diseases, Science, Education, Schools, Teaching, Medical research, Microbiology, Gavin Williamson Summary: My daughter is a secondary school teacher who fears for the safety of pupils and colleagues, writes Martyn Taylor, while Phil Moorfoot says that viral overload could become a major issue. Plus letters from Cyril […]

Covid-19: tracking the spread of a virus in real time – podcast

August 11, 2020 0

Category: Science, Coronavirus outbreak, Infectious diseases, Medical research, Microbiology, Biology, Genetics, Epidemics Summary: Central to infectious disease control is tracking the spread of a pathogen through the population. In Cambridge, UK, researchers are looking at genetic mutations in samples from Covid-19 patients to rapidly investigate how and where hospital transmissions […]

Covid vaccine tracker: when will we have a coronavirus vaccine?

August 11, 2020 0

Category: Coronavirus outbreak, Vaccines and immunisation, Infectious diseases, Medical research, Microbiology, Science, Biology, World news, Health, Society Summary: More than 170 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine – here is their progress Researchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, […]

What kind of face mask best protects against coronavirus?

August 11, 2020 0

Category: Coronavirus outbreak, Infectious diseases, Medical research, Microbiology, Biology, Science, World news Summary: Your questions answered on what type of mask to wear to cut the risk of getting Covid-19 Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Yes. Different types of mask offer different levels of protection. Surgical […]

What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids

August 9, 2020 0

Category: Science, Coronavirus outbreak, Education, Microbiology, Schools, Infectious diseases, Medical research, World news, Sars, Biology Summary: As schools around the world prepare to reopen, new scientific evidence about children and coronavirus is coming to light Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Back in April, the French epidemiologist […]

Covid vaccine tracker: when will we have a coronavirus vaccine?

August 8, 2020 0

Category: Coronavirus outbreak, Vaccines and immunisation, Infectious diseases, Medical research, Microbiology, Biology, Science, World news, Health, Society Summary: More than 140 teams of researchers are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine – here is their progress Researchers around the world are racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19, […]

What kind of face mask best protects against coronavirus?

August 8, 2020 0

Category: Coronavirus outbreak, Infectious diseases, Medical research, Microbiology, Biology, Science, World news Summary: Your questions answered on what type of mask to wear to cut the risk of getting Covid-19 Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Yes. Different types of mask offer different levels of protection. Surgical […]

Revealed: UK’s rapid Covid test not yet approved by regulators

August 7, 2020 0

Category: Coronavirus outbreak, Infectious diseases, Medical research, Microbiology, Biology, Science, UK news Summary: Exclusive: no data on accuracy of this and other test bought by government has been published Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage One of two 90-minute rapid coronavirus tests bought by the UK government […]