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Olfaction has been called the Cinderella of the senses because of its neglect by scientific research. But it has come to the forefront in this pandemic.
The virus that caused the original Sars no longer haunts us, but the characteristics of today’s coronavirus mean it’s unlikely to disappear in the same way.
Language always tells a story. As COVID-19 shakes the world, many of the words we’re using to describe it originated during earlier calamities – and have colourful tales behind them.
Despite all the effort that goes into predicting disasters, governments have been bad at acting on what they were told.
Some things about COVID-19 still don’t add up.
From China and South Korea to Italy and the US, different countries are taking very different approaches to COVID-19 — with varying degrees of success.