Two scientists claim that the genome pairing CGG-CGG is evidence that SARS-CoV-2 was made in a lab.
Upwards of 60% of the world needs to be vaccinated to suppress COVID-19 – even with an extra billion doses, that target looks very far away.
New theories about the lab leak don't make the case for it any stronger, but do reveal the messiness of how historical events play out.
Covax was doomed to failure from the start. It is already running into three major problems.
Psychologists have identified three potential barriers to vaccination: capability, opportunity and motivation.
The UK government is set to make it compulsory for all staff working in care homes in England to get the COVID vaccine. Two ethicists discuss the pros and cons.
COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations have risen over the past month, but more time to vaccinate people could stem the tide.
People who are afraid of needles are twice as likely to be vaccine hesitant, new research shows.
There are 36 cases of the so-called 'Nepal variant' in the UK.
Infections have been reported in people vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine, but these aren't necessarily unexpected.
A large proportion of scientific research on coronaviruses is carried out in countries with no oversight of experiments designed to make pathogens more deadly.
If we think about the success of the UK’s vaccine rollout to date, and factor in how social norms tend to diffuse, then there's good reason to be optimistic.
A new paper suggests that plant- and fish-based diets lessen the chance of developing severe symptoms – but hold off from becoming vegetarian or pescatarian for now.
Why it's important to pay attention to evolutionary theory when considering population health.
Though the British prime minister has called on countries to share more doses internationally, the UK may continue to prioritise its domestic rollout.
Accounts of previous epidemics – by Samuel Pepys, Daniel Defoe and Katherine Porter – warn of mistakes that we risk repeating.
Scientists have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can evade neutralising antibodies by fusing cells.
Despite calls to use them, traditional cost-benefit calculations haven't featured in the UK's lockdown decisions.
Discoloured or misshapen fingernails have been reported by some patients following a COVID-19 infection.
It could lend credibility to other conspiracy theories that also revolve around a laboratory origin for the virus.