Rules and advice don’t slow the spread of the virus – human behaviour does | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters
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Rules and advice don’t slow the spread of the virus – human behaviour does | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters

Recent fuel queues have demonstrated the effects of sudden changes in behaviour. The changes that occurred around March 2020's first lockdown were
UK might not be over the worst, scientists warn, as Covid case numbers stay high
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UK might not be over the worst, scientists warn, as Covid case numbers stay high

The number of Covid cases in Britain is still worryingly high as we enter winter. The nation's vaccination program appears to be in limbo. Leading
Coronavirus treatments: the potential ‘game-changers’ in development
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Coronavirus treatments: the potential ‘game-changers’ in development

First clinical trials showing that a pill can be taken at-home has been welcomed as a game changer that could help protect those most in need from
Israel’s Covid Booster Rollout Shows Early Success As Cases, Hospitalizations Plummet
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Israel’s Covid Booster Rollout Shows Early Success As Cases, Hospitalizations Plummet

Topline As new cases and hospital admissions drop following a worrying wave of the virus in recent weeks, the mass distribution of Covid-19 booster
The Llama, the Hamster, and a New Path for Covid Treatment
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The Llama, the Hamster, and a New Path for Covid Treatment

Roundworms, monkeys, and mice have been the backbone of sciencemodel organisms for decades. Scientists have developed a deep understanding of their
Researchers identify mutations of Delta, Delta Plus variants: Findings help explain COVID-19 reinfections, Delta variant infections despite vaccination efforts
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Researchers identify mutations of Delta, Delta Plus variants: Findings help explain COVID-19 reinfections, Delta variant infections despite vaccination efforts

Kamlendra Singh, who was flying back from India in April to Missouri, developed a fever and a cough on the flight. He had been vaccinated against
Covid can infect cells in pancreas that make insulin, research shows
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Covid can infect cells in pancreas that make insulin, research shows

Covid-19 can cause insulin-producing pancreatic cells to become infected and alter their function. This could explain why people who were previously
Pfizer Tests Pill That Could Prevent Covid Infection
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Pfizer Tests Pill That Could Prevent Covid Infection

Topline Pfizer is looking into an oral antiviral drug to prevent Covid-19 infection in patients who have been exposed to the virus. The announcement
The ‘Forever Virus’ Won't Go Away Until Kids Get Vaccinated
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The ‘Forever Virus’ Won't Go Away Until Kids Get Vaccinated

Vaccinations were supposed end our nightmare, and we would enjoy a 2021 summer without fear. But I was shocked when the season ended in some of the
Singapore is seeing daily record Covid cases. Here's why it may not be a bad thing
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Singapore is seeing daily record Covid cases. Here's why it may not be a bad thing

On September 7, 2021, people walked along the pedestrian crossing in Singapore's Orchard Road shopping area. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images