A viral immunologist answers key questions about the B16172 variant.
The B16172 variant of concern risks spreading in the UK when restrictions on indoor socialising ease on May 17.
New research suggests hearing about the collective benefits of COVID-19 vaccines is unlikely to change people's minds, which contradicts previous findings.
There's still a lot we don't know about the latest variant of concern: B16172.
Members of the public were more overconfident and less accurate in predicting the likely number of infections and deaths, but both groups missed the mark.
Vaccine passports are small sacrifice to make for the greater good.
People are likely to show compassion to those showing symptoms of illness or injury. Is that how our immune system evolved?
The public and the media need to be careful not to jump to conclusions when assessing new research.
Even with low case numbers, you can argue COVID restrictions shouldn't end early. Here's why.
The separation of newborns from mothers who have tested positive for COVID-19 is therefore unnecessary in most cases.
Nathalie MacDermott was a regular on BBC News, Sky New and ITV. Then COVID broke out at her hospital.
The US has backed a proposal to waive intellectual property relating to COVID measures – but global efforts need to go beyond vaccine patents.
Various strategies are being pursued to boost worldwide vaccine coverage.
Increased demand and falling supplies in India risk leaving many countries empty handed.
The dreadful statistics coming out of India are not just numbers – they relate to people and to suffering.
It's not clear whether the TRIPS agreement is what's getting in the way of vaccine supply, and waiving intellectual property rights may stifle future innovation.
The Indian government spends just US$38 per person on healthcare each year.
An imperfectly applied risk model led to the devastating situation India is facing today.
Coronavirus is 30,000 RNA 'letters' long, meaning there are over a quintillion possible genome permutations.
COVID will be with us for years to come – the NHS needs to adapt.