1,400 face visors delivered to Norfolk hospitals with the help of local organisations and community – UEA

As the need to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS workers intensifies in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the University of East Anglia (UEA) has led a project involving a team of local businesses and individuals by creating face shields for the county’s health trusts. 20 organisations in the region have come together […]

COVID-19: genetic network analysis provides ‘snapshot’ of pandemic origins – University of Cambridge

Study charts the ‘incipient supernova’ of COVID-19 through genetic mutations as it spread from China and Asia to Australia, Europe and North America. Researchers say their methods could be used to help identify undocumented infection sources. Researchers from Cambridge, UK, and Germany have reconstructed the early ‘evolutionary paths’ of COVID-19 in humans – as infection spread from […]

Scientists reveal the coronavirus camouflage that will aid hunt for vaccine – University of Southampton

Research led by the University of Southampton has revealed the fundamental features of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID19. The researchers have produced the first model of a spike of the virus which shows how it disguises itself to enter human cells undetected, and the viral proteins which are the target of antibodies and vaccine […]

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