Microbiology

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Fauci review – laudatory but lenient portrait of the US vaccine czar
Anthony Fauci’s firmness in the face of Trump’s anti-scientific stance is rightly celebrated, but this documentary doesn’t fully examine his record on Aids

Peter Bradshaw

16, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Javid: Covid curbs will return in England if cases get out of control
Health secretary says emergence of new variant or pressure on NHS will trigger fresh measures

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @8:49 AM

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‘The virus is painfully real’: vaccine hesitant people are dying – and their loved ones want the world to listen
In the UK, the majority of those now in hospital with Covid-19 are unvaccinated. Many face their last days with enormous regret, and their relatives are telling their stories to try to convince others like them

Sirin Kale

14, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘A very cruel exit’: UK’s aid cuts risk rapid return of treatable diseases
£200m project to eliminate avoidable blindness and disfigurement in Africa ends after funding is prematurely axed

Lizzy Davies

13, Sep, 2021 @5:29 AM

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UK vaccine volunteers to help prepare for next virus at new Pandemic Institute
The Liverpool site will work with other international centres to research the threat of emerging disruptive diseases

James Tapper

12, Sep, 2021 @5:06 AM

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Covid cases rising in Wales but more lockdowns ‘not inevitable’
Mark Drakeford, first minister, insists it is possible to avoid further lockdowns if people behave sensibly

Steven Morris

10, Sep, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Scientists’ egos are key barrier to progress, says Covid vaccine pioneer
Prof Katalin Karikó of BioNTech says she endured decades of scepticism over her work on mRNA vaccines

Ian Sample Science editor

10, Sep, 2021 @11:46 AM

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UK Covid booster not necessary for all, says Oxford jab scientist Sarah Gilbert
Gilbert suggests extra doses should go instead to countries with low vaccination rates

Jamie Grierson

10, Sep, 2021 @7:25 AM

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How contagious is the Delta variant of Covid-19? See how coronavirus can spread through a population, and how countries flatten the curve
Take charge of this interactive and watch how small changes in isolation or reproduction rates of Covid-19 can affect our battle against it.

Nick Evershed and Andy Ball

09, Sep, 2021 @6:39 AM

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UK decision on Covid vaccine boosters expected on Thursday
Javid also says decision imminent on jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds, and children would be allowed final say on whether to have it

Peter Walker and Rowena Mason

08, Sep, 2021 @8:35 AM

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Viruses, even alien ones, are delicate things | Letter
Letters: The Sars-CoV-2 virus cannot keep going beyond about two metres from its host, writes Martin Yuille

Letters

07, Sep, 2021 @4:03 PM

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Viruses may exist ‘elsewhere in the universe’, warns scientist
Prof Paul Davies suggests viruses may form vital part of ecosystems on other planets

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

06, Sep, 2021 @10:55 AM

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