A free online game developed by a Goldsmiths, University of London MSc student led by senior researchers at the University of Oxford helps the public to understand how vaccines work on a global scale. The Vaccination Game, which launched this month, challenges players to figure out how they can deploy limited doses of a vaccine […]
People with a history of positive social interactions with Chinese people were less likely to support discriminatory anti-Chinese policies as Covid-19 reached the UK – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers studied how UK residents felt towards the Chinese community as Covid-19 reached our shores, and how these feelings might […]
Major producers of alcohol, junk food and soft drinks have used Covid-19 to promote products at the expense of public health, research suggests. A new report involving Edinburgh researchres details hundreds of examples of leading brands leveraging the coronavirus pandemic to further their corporate interests. Manufacturers of unhealthy food and drinks – and producers of alcohol […]
Culturally competent robots could improve mental health and loneliness in older people The evaluation of CARESSES, the largest ever global study investigating the use of culturally competent robots in caring for the elderly, has been completed.
Pregnant women with COVID-19 are less likely to show common symptoms, may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early, new international study finds. The study analysed the outcomes of 11,432 pregnant and recently pregnant women from the USA, Europe, Central and South-East Asia and South America. Pregnant women, hospitalised […]