Coronavirus: Bat virus hunters find new evidence

Experts say coronaviruses related to Sars-CoV-2 may be found in bats across many parts of Asia.

Feb. 9, 2021 ~2 min

HS2: Could the pandemic kill off the rail project?

Covid-19 has intensified the debate among environmental groups about the benefits of the project.

Jan. 30, 2021 ~7 min

Covid-19: Five days that shaped the outbreak

Before Wuhan was locked down in January 2020 officials said the outbreak was under control - but the virus had spread inside and outside the city.

Jan. 26, 2021 ~16 min

Past Covid-19 infection may provide 'months of immunity'

But researchers warn there is still a risk of catching and passing the virus on to others again.

Jan. 14, 2021 ~3 min

Climate change: US emissions in 2020 in biggest fall since WWII

US greenhouse gas emissions tumbled below their 1990 level last year, because of Covid-19 shutdowns.

Jan. 12, 2021 ~3 min

Coronavirus: Virus provides leaps in scientific understanding

How a year of intense scientific effort unravelled the secrets of a virus that shut down the world.

Jan. 10, 2021 ~18 min

The science behind virus mutations and why they matter

Scientists are rushing to find out more about mutations in a variant of coronavirus causing concern.

Dec. 22, 2020 ~4 min

10 reasons why Anthony Fauci was ready to be the face of the US pandemic response

2020 was a big year for Fauci – but he's been on the national stage for decades. Here's more about his work before COVID-19 and why he was perfectly poised to help the US respond to the pandemic.

Barbara Gastel, Professor of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences and of Humanities in Medicine, Texas A&M University • conversation
Dec. 17, 2020 ~10 min

First case of coronavirus detected in wild mink

Experts are calling for greater surveillance of wildlife for the virus after the discovery in Utah, US.

Dec. 14, 2020 ~2 min

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 'dose error' explained

Some trial volunteers were given shots half the planned strength, so how does that affect the results?

Nov. 26, 2020 ~6 min