Global outbreak research: harmony not hegemony


  “To make clinical and biological observations in a time-frame likely to benefit patients during disease outbreaks, coordination in global research must match the speed of spread of novel pathogens. ...


ISARIC collaboration: New national study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched

A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients, involving researchers from the University of Liverpool, has been launched.

The PHOSP-COVID study has been awarded £8.4million jointly by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). This study is one of a number of COVID-19 studies that have been given urgent public health research ... Read more

COVID-19 and the effect of extreme weather events

Scientists ask: could summer heat help beat Covid-19?

At the beginning of the pandemic, the possibility that warmer weather could reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in the northern hemisphere was repeatedly raised by the public, media and the scientific community. [1-3] As weeks and months continue to pass, ... Read more