Call for coronavirus screening at mink farms

Surveillance of farmed mink for coronavirus should be mandatory, says a top scientist.

Nov. 23, 2020 ~3 min

Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection

The large-scale trial is both a triumph and a disappointment, after other groups had better results.

Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

Covid: Will there be more than one coronavirus vaccine?

Hopes are rising that an effective vaccine against Covid-19 will be available soon.

Nov. 16, 2020 ~6 min

Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

The results add to growing confidence that vaccination can end the pandemic.

Nov. 16, 2020 ~6 min

Extra £40m for green spaces in England, Boris Johnson pledges

Funding will support thousands of jobs, as part of a green recovery from Covid, the government says.

Nov. 14, 2020 ~4 min

Is the Covid vaccine safe for me? And other questions

We answer some of your questions about the Pfizer vaccine for coronavirus.

Nov. 13, 2020 ~1 min

Mutated strain of coronavirus 'can jump back and forth'

A new coronavirus strain could potentially leap to other animals, such as mice and voles, says expert.

Nov. 13, 2020 ~5 min

Coronavirus: Denmark shaken by cull of millions of mink

Why the "Cluster 5" coronavirus mutation in fur farms has led to a nationwide cull and a political outcry.

Nov. 11, 2020 ~7 min

Coronavirus and mink: What are the implications?

A mutation in coronavirus triggers alarm but scientists urge caution as more information is needed.

Nov. 6, 2020 ~4 min

Coronavirus: Denmark imposes lockdowns amid mink covid fears

Cases of a mutated strain of Covid-19 have been detected that may undermine future vaccines.

Nov. 5, 2020 ~3 min