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Coronavirus: should we infect young people with COVID-19?

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By Roger Highfield

coronaviruses don’t grow very well in standard cell lines, that is human or animal cells that we grow in the lab,’ said Dr Chiu. ‘However, SARS-CoV-2 is much more robust…

Coronavirus: Why minority ethnic groups suffer more

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By Roger Highfield

…from coronavirus after being admitted to hospital according to a study in 260 hospitals of around 31,000 COVID-19 patients who had their ethnicity recorded. The study by the International Severe…

Coronavirus: Vaccinating the World

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By Roger Highfield

…stools of chimpanzees and genetically altered to cripple it, so that it cannot grow in the body, and further genetically altered to make the “spike” protein that this coronavirus uses…

Coronavirus: How dead virus can save lives

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By Roger Highfield

As the number of people in the UK who have received their first coronavirus vaccine has passed the 15 million milestone, new COVID-19 vaccines are waiting in the wings. In…

Coronavirus: The one-shot vaccine

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By Roger Highfield

…after vaccination. Vaccines introduce inactivated coronavirus (or parts of the virus, from scraps of its genetic code to proteins) to the immune system of a person to train the body’s…

Coronavirus: The Global COVID-19 Observatory

https://www.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-the-global-covid-19-observatory
By Roger Highfield

…types that responds to a human hormone that helps maintain blood pressure called angiotensin – hence their name, angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors. Overview of the coronavirus. Source: CDC Public…

Coronavirus: will there be a winter wave?

https://www.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-will-there-be-a-winter-wave
By Roger Highfield

…long immunity lasts and whether, for instance, some people may have a degree of cross-protective immunity from other coronaviruses such as those that cause the common cold, or even how…

Coronavirus: Rise of the mutants

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By Roger Highfield

…mutations that allows it to flourish despite pre-existing immunity, then that variant with time will overcome other variants that do not have these properties. Other coronaviruses of livestock, such as…

Coronavirus: Can AI solve future pandemics?

https://www.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-can-ai-solve-future-pandemics
By Roger Highfield

…almost nothing was known because they weren’t well studied in other coronaviruses. We confirmed that our system provided an accurate prediction for the experimentally determined SARS-CoV-2 spike protein structure in…

Coronavirus: From R to lifting lockdown

https://www.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-from-r-to-lifting-lockdown
By Roger Highfield

…and the better we can do it locally, nationally, and across the country, the faster we will be out of it,’ said the Prime Minister, at a UK coronavirus briefing….