Coronavirus insights

Pandemic babies: how COVID-19 has affected child development

Babies born after March 11 2020 will have only known a world in the grip of a pandemic. They may…

1 month ago

Baby infected with coronavirus in the womb — new study

A pregnant woman with suspected COVID-19 was rushed by ambulance to Skåne University Hospital, in Malmo, Sweden, suffering from sudden…

1 month ago

One year since we first reported on this coronavirus – what we’ve learned, and still need to know

A year ago, I wrote an article for The Conversation about a mysterious outbreak of pneumonia in the Chinese city…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: few vaccines prevent infection – here’s why that’s not a problem

Vaccines are a marvel of medicine. Few interventions can claim to have saved as many lives. But it may surprise…

3 months ago

Long COVID: who is at risk?

For most people, infection with SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – leads to mild, short-term symptoms, acute respiratory…

3 months ago

Oxford COVID vaccine authorised in the UK – global health expert on why this is a key moment

The UK has become the first country to authorise the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for public use, with roll-out to start…

3 months ago