‘Twinfection’ of influenza followed by COVID-19 – University of Liverpool

A Liverpool-led study* provides evidence that the ‘twinfection’ of influenza and COVID-19 may exacerbate the health risk associated with COVID-19. When multiple pathogens are in circulation at the same time this can lead to cooperative or competitive forms of pathogen-pathogen interactions. This concept of co-infection was evident during the outbreak of the Spanish flu in […]

Record 1.5 million UK users log on to outreach website following closure of schools – University of Cambridge

After supporting more than 1.5 million UK schoolchildren, parents and teachers when the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools in March, mathematicians from a Cambridge University outreach programme are helping pupils get back on track now classrooms have reopened. The NRICH maths project – which provides thousands of free online mathematics resources for ages 3 to 18 […]

New local testing site opened in Central Bedfordshire – Cranfield University

A new walk-through coronavirus testing facility is to open for those with symptoms to book appointments at Cranfield University, Medway Court, Building 3, in Central Bedfordshire, as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to continue to improve the accessibility of coronavirus testing for local communities. Testing is available only for those with coronavirus symptoms – […]

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