Coronavirus immunity: Can you catch it twice?

Health News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 18:54
Immunity is the crucial question and understanding it will tell us how the pandemic will end.
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Climate change: Removing CO2 could spark big rise in food prices

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 18:01
Technologies that remove CO2 from air could drive up food prices five-fold in parts of the world
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Bletchley Park: New crisis for code-breaking hub

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 15:23
The chief executive of the Bletchley Park Trust says it is struggling to survive.
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US allows emergency use of blood plasma treatment for coronavirus patients

Health News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 15:01
The move comes after Donald Trump accused regulators of impeding the development of a Covid-19 cure.
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Israeli youths unearth 1,100-year-old gold coins from Abbasid era

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 14:11
Volunteers at an archaeological dig find 425 coins, enough to buy a mansion when they were buried.
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says it is 'vitally important' children return to class

Health News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 12:16
Boris Johnson tries to reassure parents that schools are Covid-secure, ahead of term starting.
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Hurricanes: A guide to the world's deadliest storms

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 10:30
Animated guide explaining how hurricanes, typhoons or cyclones form, their effects and how they are measured.
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Rio Tinto bosses lose bonuses over Aboriginal cave destruction

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 07:15
Executives at the mining giant Rio Tinto have had their payouts cut over the culturally important site.
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Ten countries kept out Covid. But did they win?

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 02:06
Covid-19 has infected almost every country in the world – apart from 10. So what do they do now?
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Coronavirus: 'I became alcoholic during lockdown'

Health News BBC - Sun, 08/23/2020 - 19:09
Chris McLone's story is far from unique, say addiction specialists.
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Coronavirus: Missing school is worse than virus for children - Whitty

Health News BBC - Sun, 08/23/2020 - 17:31
England's chief medical officer says reopening classrooms carries an "incredibly small" risk to pupils.
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Your pictures on the theme of 'garden creatures'

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 08/23/2020 - 02:20
A selection of pictures from our readers on the theme of "garden creatures".
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Coronavirus vaccine: What are human challenge trials?

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 08/23/2020 - 02:17
Could human challenge trials speed up the development of a coronavirus vaccine?
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Coronavirus: 'No socialising' rules in parts of North West

Health News BBC - Sat, 08/22/2020 - 20:36
Households in Oldham, Blackburn and Pendle are told not to mix after coronavirus cases rise.
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Coronavirus will be with us forever, Sage scientist warns

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 08/22/2020 - 17:04
Sir Mark Walport says, unlike smallpox, coronavirus will not be eradicated by vaccination.
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Coronavirus will be with us forever, Sage scientist warns

Health News BBC - Sat, 08/22/2020 - 17:04
Sir Mark Walport says, unlike smallpox, coronavirus will not be eradicated by vaccination.
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Coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years - WHO head

Health News BBC - Sat, 08/22/2020 - 15:14
WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says "we have the technology to stop it".
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Coronavirus hospitals converted back to leisure centres

Health News BBC - Sat, 08/22/2020 - 12:48
Improvement works under way on tennis courts and an athletics track with plans to reopen in October.
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Earth Overshoot Day: When consumption outstrips the planet's eco resources

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 08/22/2020 - 11:28
Today is Earth Overshoot Day, when scientists say we've used all the resources the planet can produce in 12 months.
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Coronavirus antibodies tests 'put public at risk'

Health News BBC - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 01:19
Home test kits that claim to show whether someone has had the virus need urgent scrutiny, researchers say.
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