Study Tells 'Remarkable Story' About COVID-19's Deadly Rampage Through a South African Hospital
On 9 March, a patient who had recently traveled to Europe and had symptoms of COVID-19 visited the emergency department of St Augustine’s in Durban, South Africa. Eight weeks later, 39 patients and 80 staff linked to the hospital had been infected, and 15 patients had died.
Data sharing and COVID-19- the pandemic is changing the way scientists work and talk to each other. The Early Career Researchers advisory board at Wellcome Open Research discuss how COVID-19 is changing science.
SNSF Data Portal - SNSF Key Figures and COVID-19 Project Registry
The Swiss National Science Foundation's new Data Portal presents interactive key figures about research grant funding activity. In addition, its COVID-19 project registry provides information about Swiss research projects seeking answers to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reaching out: science communication in times of pandemic
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, science is crucial to inform public policy. At the same time, mistrust of scientists and misinformation about scientific facts are rampant. Six scientists, actively involved in outreach, reflect on how to build a better understanding and trust of science.