SCIENCE

No Lockdowns: The Terrifying Polio Pandemic of 1949-52

World War II had ended four years earlier and the U.S. was trying to return to peace and prosperity. Price controls and rationing were...

Epidemiological models: 10 things journalists covering coronavirus research should know

When researchers study the transmission of an infectious disease such as COVID-19 or want to make predictions about how it might impact people in...

OpenSAFELY: factors associated with COVID-19-related hospital death in the linked electronic health records of 17 million adult NHS patients

Background Establishing who is at risk from a novel rapidly arising cause of death, and why, requires a new approach to epidemiological research with...

UK coronavirus adviser resigns after reports his lover visited during lockdown

A leading epidemiologist who advised the UK government on its coronavirus response resigned from his government post on Tuesday, after the Telegraph newspaper revealed he broke the lockdown rules he...

Who is Neil Ferguson, the Imperial College London virus modeller and Government scientific adviser

Prof Ferguson has been a key figure around the Government's scientific community for years Whenever Government ministers have been put in a sticky spot over...