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Scientists handle virus samples every day but infections are incredibly rare. If we want to beat the coronavirus pandemic, we all need to think a little more like virologists.
Experiments in college classrooms show how tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols can spread, even with good ventilation. The risk isn’t the same in every seat.
Viruses are too small to visualise with traditional microscopes.
Approval of a coronavirus vaccine would be just the beginning – Huge production challenges could cause long delays.6 min read
Once a coronavirus vaccine is approved, billions of doses need to be manufactured. Current vaccine production is nowhere near ready, for a variety of reasons, but planning now could help.
De-funding Public Health England is not the answer. We need to learn lessons from the coronavirus response before making radical decisions.