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‘Why friends with Covid but no symptoms could be less infectious’

How infectious are people who test positive for Covid-19 but have no symptoms? And what is their contribution to the transmission of live virus? These questions are explored by Allyson Pollock, professor of public health at Newcastle University, who’s always candid and unafraid to say it like it is. She and Newcastle colleague, ­independent researcher… Read More »

‘If I can love my sister from beyond the grave, I can love my family and friends from the other side of a screen, down a telephone line or through the railings of a garden gate’

There are some people for whom the solitude of living with Covid-19 is a balm to the soul; they relish having time to themselves without feeling that pressure to engage with others in social gatherings and activities. In the main, however, we humans are social beings; we gravitate towards one another in many aspects of… Read More »