Sheffield scientists leading the fight against coronavirus join national consortium to map the outbreak – University of Sheffield

Scientists and clinicians from the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have joined a UK consortium to map how COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads and behaves.Backed by the UK government, a £20 million investment will allow the consortium to work together – and through whole genome sequencing – to create valuable intelligence that […]

Research shows early and combined interventions crucial in tackling Covid-19 spread in China – University of Southampton

A study by the University of Southampton examining non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) in response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in China shows that a range of early, coordinated and targeted measures are needed to help significantly reduce its spread. Researchers in the population mapping group WorldPop ran complex modelling, using anonymised data on both human movement […]

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