Should pregnant women get the Covid vaccine? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Should pregnant women get the Covid vaccine? – BBC News” – below is their description. As the Covid vaccine is rolled out to younger age groups, what should you do if you’re expecting a baby? The guidance for pregnant people in the UK was changed last month following … Read more Should pregnant women get the Covid vaccine? – BBC News

Nasa to fly helicopter on Mars for the first time – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Nasa to fly helicopter on Mars for the first time – BBC News” – below is their description. A small helicopter, the size of a chihuahua, is set to be the first to fly on another planet. Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that travelled to Mars inside … Read more Nasa to fly helicopter on Mars for the first time – BBC News

Covid variants: What happens when a virus mutates? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Covid variants: What happens when a virus mutates? – BBC News” – below is their description. Covid variants: What happens when a virus mutates? – BBC News The rapid spread of coronavirus variants has put the world on alert, but all viruses naturally mutate over time, and Covid … Read more Covid variants: What happens when a virus mutates? – BBC News

Mars landings that did (and didn’t) go to plan – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Mars landings that did (and didn’t) go to plan – BBC News” – below is their description. There will be two attempts to land on Mars in 2021 – by Nasa and the China National Space Administration. Nasa’s Perseverance is scheduled to touch down on the Martian surface … Read more Mars landings that did (and didn’t) go to plan – BBC News

Which Covid vaccine is better? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Which Covid vaccine is better? – BBC News” – below is their description. The three Covid-19 vaccines, that have been approved in the UK, are from Pfizer-BioNTech, the University of Oxford and Astra-Zeneca and Moderna. The Pfizer, Oxford and Moderna vaccines each require two doses and you are … Read more Which Covid vaccine is better? – BBC News

Covid-19: Are pandemics the new normal? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Covid-19: Are pandemics the new normal? – BBC News” – below is their description. Though scientists had warned the world was due a pandemic, no-one could have predicted the scale and impact of Covid-19. So should we expect more pandemics in the future? The BBC’s Mattea Bubalo explains. … Read more Covid-19: Are pandemics the new normal? – BBC News

Covid vaccine: How does a vaccine get approved? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Covid vaccine: How does a vaccine get approved? – BBC News” – below is their description. The NHS is carrying out the biggest mass vaccination campaign in its history with a jab that protects against Covid-19. Some people have been surprised to learn how a process which usually … Read more Covid vaccine: How does a vaccine get approved? – BBC News

Covid vaccine: what does the Pfizer vaccine news mean? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Covid vaccine: what does the Pfizer vaccine news mean? – BBC News” – below is their description. There has been some promising Covid-19 vaccine news. A preliminary analysis shows the first effective coronavirus vaccine can prevent more than 90% of people from getting Covid-19. But there’s still a … Read more Covid vaccine: what does the Pfizer vaccine news mean? – BBC News

Nasa announcement: What is on the Moon? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Nasa announcement: What is on the Moon? – BBC News” – below is their description. The US space agency, Nasa, has revealed conclusive evidence of water on the Moon. Unlike previous detections of water in permanently shadowed parts of lunar craters, scientists have now detected the molecule in … Read more Nasa announcement: What is on the Moon? – BBC News

Circuit breaker: What is a circuit-breaker lockdown? – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Circuit breaker: What is a circuit-breaker lockdown? – BBC News” – below is their description. The First Minister of Wales has announced a fire-break lockdown, also known as a circuit breaker. The national lockdown, also known as a circuit breaker, will start at 6pm on 23 October. But … Read more Circuit breaker: What is a circuit-breaker lockdown? – BBC News

Coronavirus vaccine: What are human challenge trials? – BBC News

Human challenge trials are regarded by some as a faster way to develop vaccines – but they come with big risks. Could they be used to speed up the development of a vaccine for Covid-19? BBC Health Correspondent Laura Foster explains how they work. Video by Terry Saunders, Megan Fisher and Laura Foster. Please subscribe … Read more Coronavirus vaccine: What are human challenge trials? – BBC News

Nasa Mars 2020: First aircraft to fly on another planet – BBC News

This small helicopter is set to be the first aircraft to fly on another planet. Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that will ride to Mars attached to the belly of Nasa’s Perseverance Rover and is due to arrive in February 2021. Nasa wants to be first to demonstrate powered flight in Mars’ thin atmosphere, … Read more Nasa Mars 2020: First aircraft to fly on another planet – BBC News

Coronavirus vaccine: How close are we and who will get it? – BBC News

The UK Government has signed a deal with pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi Pasteur for 60 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine. It’s one of four deals the UK Government has agreed in recent months – each one for a different type of potential vaccine – and a total of 250 million doses. … Read more Coronavirus vaccine: How close are we and who will get it? – BBC News

How long does it take to get to Mars? – BBC News

Why are there so many attempts to get to Mars at the moment? The United Arab Emirate’s Hope satellite was despatched last week and now China has launched its first rover mission to the red planet. Nasa’s Perseverance Rover is scheduled to take off on 30th July. Well, summer 2020 is a popular time for … Read more How long does it take to get to Mars? – BBC News

One metre social distancing – what does it look like? – BBC News

The UK government is advising people to practise social distancing, but the distance varies depending on where you live. In Scotland and England, you are now allowed to socially distance at ‘one metre plus’, but the advice is still to stick to two metres where you can, to protect yourself from catching coronavirus. In Wales … Read more One metre social distancing – what does it look like? – BBC News