Tag: Biology

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Nasal swab followed by antibody test may catch incorrect Covid-19 diagnoses

Nasal swab followed by antibody test may catch incorrect Covid-19 diagnoses

Testing people twice for the coronavirus, with a nasal swab followed by an antibody finger prick test, would catch most of those people who fail to ge [...]
Citriodiol-based spray can help protect against Covid-19, says MoD lab

Citriodiol-based spray can help protect against Covid-19, says MoD lab

A naturally derived mosquito repellent that was given to British soldiers in April is effective at providing protection against Covid-19, defence scie [...]
Why do Covid fatalities remain low when infection numbers are rising?

Why do Covid fatalities remain low when infection numbers are rising?

Are Covid-19 death rates decreasing?Most statistics indicate that although cases of Covid-19 are rising in many parts of Europe and the United States, [...]
Cramped workplaces, parties … the factors fuelling local Covid-19 spikes

Cramped workplaces, parties … the factors fuelling local Covid-19 spikes

It is not always possible to pinpoint the origin of a local spike in cases, particularly in countries like the UK, where the disease is still circulat [...]
Coronavirus vaccine tracker: how close are we to a vaccine?

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: how close are we to a vaccine?

Pre-clinical vaccines not yet in human trials 142Phase 1 vaccines in small-scale safety trials 17Phase 2 vaccines in expanded safety tria [...]
Covid-19: Why are people suffering long-term symptoms?

Covid-19: Why are people suffering long-term symptoms?

Weeks and months after having a confirmed or suspected Covid-19 infection, many people are finding they still haven’t fully recovered. Emerging repor [...]
What kind of face mask gives the best protection against Covid-19?

What kind of face mask gives the best protection against Covid-19?

Does it matter what sort of mask you wear? Yes. Different types of mask offer different levels of protection. Surgical grade N95 respirators offer the [...]
Make masks compulsory in public in UK, says virus expert

Make masks compulsory in public in UK, says virus expert

Face masks should be compulsory for adults in all public and enclosed spaces, such as shops, according to a leading infectious diseases expert. Prof P [...]
Coronavirus: what kind of face mask gives the best protection against Covid-19?

Coronavirus: what kind of face mask gives the best protection against Covid-19?

Does it matter what sort of mask you wear? Yes. Different types of mask offer different levels of protection. Surgical grade N95 respirators offer the [...]
The danger of fully occupied planes | Letter

The danger of fully occupied planes | Letter

Dr Michael Fonso, speaking on behalf of easyJet, claims that “social distancing is simply not practical on a plane” (EasyJet flights return amid conce [...]
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