Two years ago, the Recovery trial transformed COVID treatments around the world with a landmark finding that may have saved a million lives in just nine months
What can China do to resolve a crisis that threatens not only the health and security of its people and economy, but the future of Chinese Communist Party and its leader Xi Jinping?
We are living in an age of accelerating crises. Businesses need to respond to current crises, be better prepared for future crises, and address their contribution to these crises in the first place.
Severe COVID disease is rare in children, but high case numbers are seeing more kids being affected.
Countries that previously fared best at controlling COVID are now finding it tougher to keep cases and deaths down.
Afghanistan is ill equipped to contain the coronavirus, with healthcare capacity falling since the Taliban came to power.
The virus is still a threat – so be kind to yourself and others if you catch it.
Research shows that lockdowns helped control cases in general – but that not all control measures had the same effect.
An unexpected legacy of COVID could be a new system for monitoring public health.
Children’s education, the population’s mental health and much more bear the scars of the pandemic.
Hybrid viruses that are part delta and part omicron have been found in Europe and North America.
The Russian invasion is creating conditions in which it’s easy for the virus to spread.
With COVID isolation scrapped in England, it’s unclear what’s next for the NHS’s much-discussed app.
Framing vaccines as an infringement of liberty is a powerful tactic, but obscures health and political factors that may actually drive resistance.
In the two years since COVID was declared a pandemic, vaccines and treatments have been rapidly developed – yet millions worldwide have died.
COVID has disrupted how we work, socialise and shop, but there are some signs we’re returning to doing things like we used to.
We asked over 1,000 people whether the lifting of restrictions in England signals the end of the pandemic – the majority thought it didn’t.
The drug has been authorised for the use in the UK and elsewhere, but some are calling for further testing.
Genetic research has linked a number of blood proteins to severe COVID – including the enzyme that determines your blood type.
Under a quarter of 12- to 15-year-olds are double vaccinated, while vaccines for younger children are still yet to be rolled out.