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.

bbcnews
Jan. 10, 2021 ~18 min

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Coronavirus: Disposable masks 'causing enormous plastic waste'

The government is urged to do more to get people to wear reusable, washable face coverings.

By Justin Parkinson • bbcnews
Sept. 13, 2020 ~5 min

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Coronavirus: Pandemic 'causing new wave' of plastic pollution

Charity Surfers Against Sewage says it has seen a wave of discarded masks and plastics on beaches.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 31, 2020 ~3 min

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