epidemiology

What do you actually do when you are modelling the COVID-19 pandemic? Find out with epidemiologist Mike Tildesley in our new podcast series.

Lateral flow tests have become a common feature in our lives. What impact can they have on managing COVID-19?

How do you calculate your risk of catching an airborne disease?

As the Delta variant is worrying the UK, researchers from the JUNIPER consortium have published all they know about it.

Can the virus that causes COVID-19 mutate into a vaccine-resistant strain? And if yes, what would this mean for our vaccination strategy?

Trying to work out the real time incidence of a disease in the middle of pandemic has never been done before, but the team behind the ONS COVID-19 Infection Survey have developed a way to do just that.

Where have the COVID-19 vaccines got us so far and where we are likely to be when the rollout is complete?

What's the safest way to reopen schools? And can testing make things better?

When it comes to loosening COVID restrictions all eyes are usually on R — but it's also important to take account of prevalence.

What's it like advising government on the maths behind COVID-19? Find out with epidemiologist Julia Gog in this new podcast series.