Durham University - Central News: Covid-19 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/ RSS feed for Central News: Covid-19 en-gb Durham University https://www.dur.ac.uk/images/template/logounidurham-new.png https://www.dur.ac.uk Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:01:42 +0000 Beginning at Durham, changing the world Durham researchers, students and alumni do outstanding things that change the world. Here’s a few highlights from just the past few months… https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=43297&itemno=43297 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=43297&itemno=43297 Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:01:42 +0000 Covid-19 technologies must be regulated Technologies such as track and trace apps, used to halt the spread of Covid-19, have to be thoroughly examined and regulated before they are rolled out for wider adoption to ensure they do not normalise a big-brother-like society post-Covid-19, according to Dr Jeremy Aroles. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=43046&itemno=43046 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=43046&itemno=43046 Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:51:47 +0000 How Covid-19 is affecting the global clothing industry The Covid-19 pandemic is intensifying challenges to worker protection in the garment sector and the effects on workers have become a global concern. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42888&itemno=42888 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42888&itemno=42888 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:48:14 +0100 Covid-19 testing needed in schools Daily Covid-19 testing in schools would keep children in full-time education safe, stop mass spread, and keep the economy afloat, according to Professor Abderrahim Taamouti. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42755&itemno=42755 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42755&itemno=42755 Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:03:29 +0100 Rationing might be recommended for future pandemics New research at the Business School has found that rationing could be an effective measure for governments to introduce in future pandemics. This is alongside a number of recommendations revealed by a pioneering forecasting model. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42460&itemno=42460 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42460&itemno=42460 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:11:39 +0100 Responding to the Covid-19 domestic abuse crisis Our researchers are leading a national project to better understand the impact of Covid-19 on domestic abuse and help reduce harm. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42387&itemno=42387 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42387&itemno=42387 Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:22:33 +0100 Volunteers needed for Covid-19 detection dog trial Our researchers who are investigating whether specially trained dogs can sniff out Covid-19 in humans are asking people in England for help with the trial. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42346&itemno=42346 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42346&itemno=42346 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:13:06 +0000 Why the term “Super-spreader” can be stigmatising and unhelpful Emma Cave from Durham Law School considers the impact of the label ‘super-spreader’. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42156&itemno=42156 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42156&itemno=42156 Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:02:10 +0100 Teachers worried about safety in schools The majority of teachers do not think that schools can effectively put in place social distancing measures, according to a survey. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42005&itemno=42005 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42005&itemno=42005 Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:55:17 +0100 What archaeological records can tell us about historic epidemics Infectious diseases have been with us since our beginnings as a species. Professor Charlotte Roberts explains what the archaeological record reveals about epidemics throughout history – and the human response to them. https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42006&itemno=42006 https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?id=42006&itemno=42006 Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:16:57 +0100