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Expert comment - G7 discusses vaccine donation scheme

"The move of G7 countries to donate surplus vaccines is a welcome one but it doesn’t go far enough -  it is imperative that G7 countries step up their human rights obligations and join the COVAX scheme if we are to defeat this global pandemic." Global health ethics expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the Prime Minister's plan.


UK passes 100,000 deaths from Covid-19: Warwick Medical School expert comments

Professor Lawrence Young of Warwick Medical School comments as the number of Covid-19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test passes 100,000.


Vaccine rollout biggest in UK history - Expert comment

"COVID-19 presents a unique challenge not seen outside of specific epidemics such as smallpox. Like with smallpox, the vaccine needs to reach everyone, and as quickly as possible", says Dr Gareth Millward.

Thu 21 Jan 2021, 14:40 | Tags: Policy, History, medicine, coronavirus, Public Health, disease, vaccine, COVID-19

Expert comment - new Brazilian variant of COVID-19

"We need to carefully monitor immune responses in individuals infected with these variants." Professor Lawrence S. Young, Virologist and Professor of Molecular Oncology, comments on new variants of the coronavirus and whether they will be less affected by the vaccines.

Fri 15 Jan 2021, 11:55 | Tags: Expert comment, coronavirus, COVID19, disease, vaccine, COVID-19

"TV does reach more learners": Prof Des Hewitt on the BBC's lockdown education programmes

It was reported today that the BBC will put school lessons on television to support children's education during the new lockdown. Professor Des Hewitt from the Centre For Teacher Education at the University of Warwick comments.


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