Coronavirus: Dirty air 'on the rise again' in UK cities

As Britain eases out of its Covid-19 lockdown, nitrogen vehicle emissions look to be going back up.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 9, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Is India the next global hotspot?

India's confirmed cases are going up rapidly, but it's not all bad news.

By Aparna Alluri and Shadab Nazmi • bbcnews
July 9, 2020 ~9 min

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Why are we 'milking' crabs for a coronavirus vaccine?

Horseshoe crab blood is used to help develop medicine, but some people want the practice stopped.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 8, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 8, 2020 ~3 min

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New government unit to take over Covid response

There are questions over whether the Joint Biosecurity Centre has the expertise needed for the job.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
July 8, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility

A Lancet study estimates that around just 5% of the Spanish population has developed antibodies.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 7, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases

A report says a rise in animal-to-human diseases will continue without urgent action.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 6, 2020 ~3 min

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Coronavirus: Testing sewage an 'easy win'

Wastewater analysis could provide localised Covid-19 test results much earlier than at present.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
July 2, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest

A Swedish study found twice as many people had protective T-cells as tested positive for antibodies.

By Rachel Schraer • bbcnews
July 1, 2020 ~4 min

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Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

The new strain, scientists say, is carried by pigs but can infect humans and requires close monitoring.

By Michelle Roberts • bbcnews
June 30, 2020 ~3 min

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