covid-19 update

  • COVID news and trends @ 13 November

    A digest of science and reporting highlights.

    The numbers Election week and its globally reported aftermath in the US was accompanied by a series of record days...

    Health November 13, 2020
  • Update

    COVID-19 news and trends

    A digest of science and reporting @ 01 October.

    The numbers Global COVID-19 deaths passed one million this week, with WHO experts in Geneva telling a briefing the...

    Features October 1, 2020
  • Update

    COVID-19 news and trends

    A digest of science and reporting @ 18 September.

    The numbers As total case numbers approached 30 million, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on 14 Septem...

    Features September 18, 2020
  • Focus

    COVID-19: The lessons learned to date

    Peter Doherty concludes his analysis of the first months.

    Part 3 of 3. Read Part 1 and Part 2. Back in 2012 I was invited to do a short Q&A book on pandemics for an Oxford...

    Features July 20, 2020
  • Possible COVID-19 treatment welcomed

    Oxford reports success with dexamethasone.

    Australian researchers have welcomed news of a possible breakthrough in the search for a treatment for COVID-19, but ...

    Health June 17, 2020
  • Update

    Masked debate and data dumps

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 7 April.

    The Numbers Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 1,210,956 (77,200 of them reporte...

    Features April 8, 2020
  • Update

    COVID-19 update

    A digest of COVID-19 science, data and optimism @ 30 March.

    THE NUMBERS Global Cases confirmed worldwide by national authorities stand at 634,835 (63,159 of them reported ...

    Features March 31, 2020
  • Opinion

    Tim Jarvis on isolation

    Trekking alone across Antarctica.

    My experience of isolation has taken many forms over the years. It comes in working for myself, and the isolation of ...

    ASC Edits March 31, 2020