Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds – University of Edinburgh

Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds Closing schools during the pandemic would result in more overall deaths in the long term than keeping them open, according to fresh analysis of the data that informed the government’s decision on lockdown. The study, led by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, also revealed that social distancing […]

CovidBlox mobile game teaches coronavirus science through play – Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London is working with Imperial College London researchers and the UK games industry to develop and release a Tetris-inspired educational game for young people to learn about Covid-19 and the importance of social distancing. CovidBlox is a free mobile game for young people aged 11-18 to learn about the way the Covid-19 […]

Study reveals more than 40% of COVID-19 infections had no symptoms – Imperial College London

A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases. The authors of the new research, from the University of Padova and at Imperial College London, published today in Nature, suggest asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of COVID-19. They also argue […]

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