medicine and health

Why does the number e appear in models of exponential growth?

Modelling shows that your choice of how many households you bubble with this Christmas can make a real difference to the spread COVID-19.

We can't say for sure, but everything depends on how many people agree to be vaccinated.

Modelling shows that old and vulnerable people should be prioritised.

Are they safe? Are they effective? Will they stop the pandemic? Find out with our FAQ informed by experts.

Yes the approved vaccines are safe. If you balance the risks, then taking the vaccine is much safer than taking your chances with COVID-19.

We are all longing to go into a lower tier, but this can come at a high price later on.

Our favourite communicator of risk talks about the statistics of COVID-19, the quality of government briefings, and how to counter misinformation.

New research shows that ventilation is crucial and that masks are effective.

The second part of this article looks at reducing students's contacts and face-to-face teaching.