Home Search

COVID-19 - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search
Woman suffering severe asthma attack reaching for inhaler on table

Severe asthma attacks risk doubled following COVID-19 restrictions lift

Adults suffering from asthma had approximately doubled risk of a severe asthma attack after COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in the UK.
Two scientists wearing masks working in lab inspecting test tubes

Have researchers found a new biomarker for COVID-19?

A new biomarker for COVID-19? Researchers discover increased levels of the cytokine IL-26 in blood of acute patients.
Scientist in lab with COVID-19 equipment

COVID-19, communicable disease and immunology

Academic Research Scholar, Prof Wendy M. Purcell, provides an update on COVID-19, communicable disease and immunology.
office spaces

The impact of COVID-19 on future workplaces

Alison White, Founder & Director of White Workplace Consultancy Limited, examines how COVID-19 has changed the way we work & what we want from future workplaces.
brain scan image

COVID-19 causes brain inflammation similar to Parkinson’s disease

COVID-19 activates the same inflammatory response in the brain as Parkinson’s disease – increasing the risk of future potential neurodegenerative conditions.
Various types of Covid masks hanging to dry/air out on washing line against a clear blue sky

Plastic pollution and how COVID-19 contributed to the problem

Plastic pollution has been an issue since the 1960s, but when mask-wearing, single-use plastics and hand sanitiser bottles became the norm, things only got worse.
Man having a vaccine for covid-19

Vaccines can reduce COVID-19 effects by up to 80%

Long-term COVID-19 effects have been decreased from anywhere between 50 and 80% for those who have been vaccinated when compared to unvaccinated people.
woman experiencing Long Covid symptoms due to covid-19 virus

One in eight COVID-19 patients develops long COVID symptoms

One in eight adults (12.7%) who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience long COVID symptoms, including chest pain, difficulties breathing, painful muscles and more.
Dog meat at wet market in Wuhan

COVID-19 originated at Wuhan wet market via raccoon dogs and foxes

3 years later, after COVID-19 has claimed 6.4 million lives, research indicates that COVID-19 originated at the Wuhan wet market.
Woman experiencing hair loss

Hair loss and low libido added as symptoms of COVID-19

Hair loss and sexual dysfunction, or low libido, have been added to the long list of symptoms of COVID-19 and those with long COVID.
Smoker and vaper using a disposable smoking item

Smokers and vapers are 45% more likely to die from COVID-19

Smokers or vapers prior to hospitalisation for COVID-19 were more likely to experience severe complications, and die from COVID-19, than their counterparts.

COVID-19 symptoms are changing with new variants

A sore throat and hoarse voice were the main COVID-19 symptoms with newer variants – but have symptoms changed as variants get smarter?

The all-in-one vaccine for future COVID-19 threats

Using almost $30 million in funding, an all-in-one vaccine is being developed to bring new protection against a range of new and existing coronavirus variants.
COVID-19 working from home

How COVID-19 working-from-home has altered attitudes towards commuting

Here, Alison White explores how the COVID-19 working from home trend has changed attitudes away from commuting into cities towards staying local.
air pollution and covid

An environmental and social focus on air pollution and COVID-19

We speak to Dr Elica. M. Moss, about her work with air pollution and COVID-19 – with particular focus on environmental microbiology
child and family counselling

Child and family counselling during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kayoko ITO, a professor at Osaka Prefecture University, looks at child abuse among families during COVID-19 and the measures taken to combat it through child and family counselling.
covid-19 infection model

Is human blood better than cell lines as a COVID-19 infection model?

Y-h. Taguchi, a professor at Chuo University, looks toward a COVID-19 infection model which uses human patients blood who have been infected by COVID-19.
republican counties, covid-19

People in Republican counties more likely to die from COVID-19

The partisan divide across the United States found that Republican counties suffer from higher mortality rates from the COVID-19 pandemic.
children in custodial settings

The impact and recovery from COVID-19 for children in custodial settings

Dr Charlotte Lennox from the University of Manchester illustrates the health challenges for children in custodial settings and highlights a research project designed to develop health improvements and policy recommendations for future major incidents/pandemics.
genetic wellbeing, covid-19 pandemic

Some people had better genetic wellbeing during COVID-19

Genetic wellbeing differed between people when impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – some people were able to handle stress better than others.

Follow Open Access Government