Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?

By James Gallagher • bbcnews
Aug. 9, 2020 ~10 min

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Coronavirus severely restricts Antarctic science

Keeping Covid out of Antarctica means little research will be done on the continent in 2020-2021.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Aug. 7, 2020 ~5 min

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City growth favours animals 'more likely to carry disease'

Turning wild spaces into farmland or cities creates opportunities for diseases to cross into humans.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Aug. 5, 2020 ~5 min

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Coronavirus: Sewage testing for Covid-19 begins in England

Samples will be checked for signs of the virus, to get early warnings of spikes in infection levels.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Aug. 3, 2020 ~4 min

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Coronavirus doctor's diary: How gardening could help in the fight against obesity

In Bradford, community schemes offer a novel approach to promoting healthy lifestyles.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 2, 2020 ~8 min

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Covid-19: Infectious coronaviruses 'circulating in bats for decades'

Research suggests a close ancestor of the coronavirus emerged in bats between 40 and 70 years ago.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
July 29, 2020 ~3 min

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Coronavirus: Pet cat found to have virus in UK

It is thought the animal caught the virus from its owner.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 27, 2020 ~2 min

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Coronavirus: How bad will winter really be?

Could we be heading for a double whammy of flu and coronavirus?

By James Gallagher • bbcnews
July 27, 2020 ~9 min

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Coronavirus doctor's diary: Will vaccine sceptics make trials a headache?

The NHS soon needs to start flu vaccinations and Covid vaccine trials - but anti-vax attitudes seem to be spreading.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 27, 2020 ~8 min

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Coronavirus: Vietnam bans wildlife trade over pandemic risk

The ban covers the import of wildlife and wildlife products as well as markets, including online sales.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 24, 2020 ~3 min

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