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In East Asian countries, past disease outbreaks have made face masks part of everyday life – but the social context supporting such behaviour isn’t present in the UK.
Winter weather forces us to congregate inside but evidence suggests cold, dry air also helps spread respiratory viruses.
Many people are reporting persistent coronavirus symptoms like headaches and shortness of breath after two months or more since being infected.
An overactive immune system may be behind some of the virus’s long after-effects.
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.