* Three months ago, most of us had never heard of the Covid-19 coronavirus
* Now, there are more than a million people infected around the world
* Our scientific understanding of the virus is advancing at a remarkable pace
Three months ago, most of us had never heard of the Covid-19 coronavirus, far less imagined how it would change our lives.
Now, there are more than a million people infected worldwide and it is claiming the lives of hundreds of Britons a day. And we still have no idea when the outbreak will end and life will get back to normal.
At the same time, our scientific understanding of the virus is advancing at a remarkable pace. So, what have we learnt about coronavirus, and how might that knowledge help us defeat it?
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80 per cent of coronavirus patients caught the virus from a person who was NOT experiencing any symptoms — Daily Mail
CDC rolls out blood antibody test for people with NO coronavirus symptoms in the hope it will reveal who can return to their jobs to shore up the workforce — Daily Mail
Human testing beginning on second coronavirus vaccine candidate — The Hill
When will a coronavirus vaccine be ready? — DW
Bill Gates reveals he is spending billions of dollars building several factories to develop a vaccine against Covid-19 — Daily Mail
Coronavirus patients in areas with high air pollution more likely to die: research — The Hill
Plasma from coronavirus survivors found to help severely ill patients — The Guardian
For some survivors, coronavirus complications can last a ‘lifetime’ — France 24
Coronavirus: low antibody levels raise questions about reinfection risk — SCMP
Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak — BBC
Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread — Al Jazeera