Viruses

  1. A Cold Case Part 1

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    Video caption: Why do we get more colds in winter?

    Why do we get more colds in winter? A viral story for Rutherford and Fry.

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    Video caption: Re-learning how to walk 289 days after surviving a deadly virus

    Mekala Osborne, 22, wasn't expected to live. Now she’s learning to walk again.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: Looking for viruses in Thai bats

    Thai scientists are collecting bats to find clues about the origins of viruses, including Covid-19.

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    Video caption: Hunting for future killer viruses

    Researchers are gathering data on new diseases in the hope of identifying future pandemics.

  5. The Virus Hunters

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    Video caption: Tracking the virus hunters who race to understand and extinguish new pathogens.

    There are millions of viruses living around the world. Professor Trudie Lang hears from the virus hunters who work against the clock to understand and extinguish new pathogens.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: 'When will pandemic end?' and other kids' questions

    Jonathan Ball, professor of virology at the University of Nottingham, answers science questions sent in by children, that you've probably been wondering about too.

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    Video caption: Should I wear a mask to stop coronavirus?

    The BBC's Laura Foster looks at the science about when and where we should wear face masks.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus in Africa: How to do social distancing at work

    As Covid-19 infections rise across Africa, here are some tips on how and why to social distance.