More than half our interviewees described feelings of profound anguish as long COVID forced them to doubt their identity and question their life purpose
Evidence shows austerity has wide-ranging consequences for health.
We used a series of ‘brain training’ style tasks to assess how a COVID infection and persistent symptoms affected cognitive function.
Deliberative democracy should have a place in emergency decision-making. Here’s how it works.
About 35% of people in England faced some form of disruption to healthcare access during the pandemic.
A new study published in Nature suggests a particular gene mutation could help explain why some people are asymptomatic. A virologist explains.
A recent study found that among people who were overweight or obese, taking metformin during a COVID infection reduced the risk of developing long COVID by 40%.
How did this strange new world affect babies born during the height of the pandemic? Our research sought to find out.
A new study looks at all children hospitalised with a first recorded COVID infection in England from July 2020 to February 2022.
Tackling misinformation will be a big part of addressing vaccine hesitancy.
Former health secretary Matt Hancock told the COVID inquiry that the UK’s pandemic planning was ‘completely wrong’. An expert looks back to early 2020 to assess this statement.
In a new study, we evaluated the effects of the 2021 COVID vaccine mandate introduced for staff in elderly care homes in England. Here’s what we found.
We studied 16 bat species in the UK to learn about the viruses they carry and understand the risk to humans.
We analysed the primary care records of more than 9 million young patients across the UK.
A new study surveyed university students in the UK on four occasions between May 2020 and May 2021.
Widespread vaccination of children would likely avert thousands of cases of long COVID in the UK.
Of all symptoms studied, fatigue was associated with the biggest effect on long COVID patients’ daily lives.
Our findings suggest lockdown made it harder for us to accurately remember when significant events happened.
Dogs love to sniff, and they’re good at it.
Credit payment holidays were made available in the UK to help people manage the financial strain of the pandemic.