4 Unusual Things We’ve Learned About The Coronavirus Since The Start of The Pandemic

Electron Micrograph of SARS-CoV-2. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/Flickr/Public Domain) It is now almost six months since the world became aware of COVID-19 , and almost four months since the World Health Organisation declared a pandemic . […]

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Emerging flu virus in Chinese pigs has pandemic potential, researchers say

A multi-year study of flu viruses in pigs across 10 China provinces identified a swine influenza strain with the potential for pandemic spread in humans, researchers from China reported yesterday, based on experiments that also found that swine workers […]

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Is the worst of the pandemic behind us? Here’s what scientists know

Over the weekend, there were no new deaths from coronavirus in London, Scotland or Northern Ireland. Slowly, the number of hospitalisations and deaths is falling across the UK. Rather than celebrating these early signs that the worst of the […]

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Preprinting a pandemic: the role of preprints in the COVID-19 pandemic

The world continues to face an ongoing viral pandemic that presents a serious threat to human health. The virus underlying the COVID-19 disease, SARS-CoV-2, has caused over 3.2 million confirmed cases and 220,000 deaths between January and April 2020. […]

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Here’s how the COVID-19 pandemic could play out over the next two years

People sit on designated areas to ensure social distancing inside a light rapid transit train in Palembang, Indonesia, on March 20, 2020, amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although no one yet knows what the future holds for COVID-19, […]

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