The whole world is waiting for the discovery of the Covid-19 vaccine. Only on the day that all human beings are vaccinated against coronavirus can we say that we will have ended the pandemic once and for all. This explains why governments, universities and research centers around the world have been so interested in finding … Read more COVID-19 VACCINE: Can it ARRIVE in Time? – VisualPolitik EN
How did past civilizations deal with pandemics and what could they teach us today? Professor Shadreck Chirikure, of the University of Cape Town and Oxford University, explains how Africans centuries ago used social distancing and other strategies to survive waves of disease. Read more here (via The Conversation Africa): https://bit.ly/2ZIX4yu Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more How Africans Centuries Ago Used Social Distancing To Manage Pandemics
As the world continues to fight the spread of coronavirus, what can it expect at the other end? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Will we face a Great Depression, as many have predicted? Will globalisation, the root of much prosperity and inequality survive? Will there be a Green Revolution? Will nationalism triumph? And do our bizarre locked down … Read more Coronavirus Debate: What does the future of the world look like?
Even with the recent stock market rally, expectations are poor for a robust recovery in the U.S. So what does history teach us about what works and what doesn’t? Richard Werner is an economist at Linacre College at the University of Oxford, and the proponent of what he calls the “Quantity Theory of Credit.” On … Read more Lessons From Japan About Re-Igniting The Economy
The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to take drastic steps to survive, but will that change the corporation of the future? In this programme, we discuss business philosophy with Irish entrepreneur Andrea Horan, and find out why she decided against expanding her successful nail bar. Plus, Professor Colin Mayer from the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School discussses … Read more Companies after Covid: Will the crisis force a change in business philosophy?
There were audible gasps when President Donald Trump told reporters he was taking the drug hydroxychloroquine to protect him against coronavirus. But now a worldwide study into the drug’s effectiveness has been launched to see if it can protect people – and among those who are taking part are volunteers in Brighton and Oxford. SUBSCRIBE … Read more COVID-19: Could hydroxychloroquine really work against coronavirus?
Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa We have an exclusive interview with one of the first people in the UK helping scientists in their efforts to find a Covid-19 vaccine. We speak to Jack Sommers who volunteered to take part in the Oxford trials after losing his job and wanting to do something to give him … Read more Covid-19 Vaccine Volunteer Reveals Why He Putting Himself at Risk | Good Morning Britain
The UK’s single day death toll of COVID-19 has dropped to 170, the lowest since late March. The number of daily deaths has been declining for about a month. And authorities say there is a downward trend in cases. Business Minister Alok Sharma said Oxford University had finalized a deal with a pharmaceutical company to … Read more UK coronavirus death toll rises by 170, lowest increase since March
“The UK will be the first to get access” to a vaccine being developed by Oxford University, in partnership with the pharma company AstraZeneca, Alok Sharma has announced. The Business Secretary has outlined plans for UK investment in developing a vaccine – he says that in total, more than £250 million has been invested. Get … Read more Alok Sharma: ‘UK will be first to get access’ to vaccines
Andrew Mensah caught up with Reece Oxford ahead of the return of Bundesliga football this weekend on BT Sport. The Augsburg defender talks about how he’s coped in recent weeks, getting ready to face Wolfsburg and the differences in German football culture. #BundesligaIsBack Visit and subscribe to our ‘BT Sport Boxing’ YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/c/btsportboxing Twitter: … Read more Reece Oxford on the Bundesliga’s return, German lifestyle, and experiencing new cultures
There has been a deluge of numbers since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic. As Covid-19 is a novel disease and we have never lived through anything like it before, the numbers help us paint a truer picture of this pathogen’s patterns. In this episode, we decode the essential numbers behind Covid-19. From testing to … Read more What coronavirus data really tells us about the deadly disease
AstraZeneca has agreed to make an experimental inoculation developed by researchers at Oxford. Already being studied in humans, it could reach late-stage trials by the middle of the year. From the U.S. to China to Germany, scientists are working around the clock to find a vaccine against the novel coronavirus. While experts caution that the … Read more AstraZeneca to Make Experimental Virus Vaccine Developed by Oxford University