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Libération: can the search for a Covid-19 vaccine benefit everyone?

Dr Lucie Gadenne, Department of Economics, writes for French newspaper Libération about the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine, and how to make it accessible to everyone around the world once it is discovered. (May 2020). Also, listen to her interview on Radio Canada here.

Tue 02 Jun 2020, 16:53 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

France24: Prof Oliver Davis on France anti-health pass protests

Professor Oliver Davis, from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, is interviewed on France24 (English) about the major demonstrations taking place across France against the tightening of restrictions around the 'pass sanitaire', or vaccine passport.

Wed 04 Aug 2021, 15:27 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

wprost: How is the British dealing with the pandemic after lifting restrictions?

Polish news. “We would like to believe that we are at a turning point; but you have to wait until all the data shows it, ”said Dr. Mike Tildesley of the University of Warwick.


Fri 30 Jul 2021, 14:59 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

Scinexx: Long Covid - what role does the Epstein-Barr virus play?

German science news. Professor Lawrence Young from the University of Warwick, who was not involved in the study, also sees this option: “If a direct role of EBV reactivation in Long Covid is supported by further studies, then this offers the chance of a better diagnosis of Long Covid, but also on the possible therapeutic benefits of antiviral herpes active ingredients such as ganciclovir," said Young.

Thu 29 Jul 2021, 17:10 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

FAZ: all COVID rules lifted in England

German news. University of Warwick infectious disease specialist Mike Tildesley told the BBC on Monday, "I think it's pretty confusing for people what the right thing to do now." He hoped enough people would weigh the risks themselves with this the number of infections does not continue to rise as strongly. See also ORF (Austrian broadcaster); Schwabische (German); Der Tagesspiegel (German); Berliner Morgenpost (German); n-tv (German)

Thu 29 Jul 2021, 12:23 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

Business Insider FR: Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk's 6 biggest obstacles to colonizing space

French news. David Armstrong, University of Warwick, said: "If trained astronauts, who are special people, lose significant amounts of bone density, how could anyone live in this environment all the time?"

Tue 27 Jul 2021, 15:24 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

L'Huff Post: Infections are falling in London

Italian news. "The growing spread of the coronavirus among the under 30s is the basis of projections such as that of Mike Tildelsley of the University of Warwick, which predicts a peak of 150,000 infections per day in the fall."

Tue 27 Jul 2021, 15:19 | Tags: COVID19, Expert comment

Agencia Sinc: Anti-intellectualism and Covid-19

Spanish news. The researcher at the University of Warwick (UK) Eric Jensen believes that the attitude of the population has become more positive towards science and claims to see no evidence that there is a "growing sector" of people with an anti-intellectualist mentality.

Tue 27 Jul 2021, 14:02 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

RTBF: Why contaminations exploded in the Netherlands, France, Spain

Belgian news. “If you look at the data from the Netherlands, it's pretty clear that it was this nightclub environment that fueled this rate of infection,” said Lawrence Young, a virologist at Warwick Medical School to CNBC.

Tue 27 Jul 2021, 13:52 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

La Mezia in Strada: vaccinated tourists are not accepted by the European Union

Ivo Vlov, a professor at the University of Warwick in the UK who advises the government on behavioural science during COVID-19, acknowledged that Western countries' refusal to recognize vaccines used in poorer countries could lead to distrust. See also Regiao (Portuguese)

Fri 23 Jul 2021, 14:52 | Tags: COVID19, Coverage, Expert comment

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