Articles tagged with 'COVID19' | University of Manchester

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2024
22
January
2024
| 11:11 Europe/London
An international collaborative led by The University of Manchester and the University of Leicester has published a new paper which outlines how to reduce COVID-19 health inequity among ethnic minority groups....
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2022
15
December
2022
| 11:32 Europe/London
Racism is the ‘fundamental cause’ of COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy among ethnic minority groups, according to a newly published briefing from the Runnymede Trust and The University of Manchester’s Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity....
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18
May
2022
| 11:11 Europe/London
A new study measuring the impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing and mental health of adolescents has found that the pandemic has made them more depressed and less satisfied with their lives.
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04
January
2022
| 15:06 Europe/London
The first results of an early trial of a multivariant COVID-19 vaccine booster, launched in Manchester in September 2021, has shown it is driving a comprehensive immune response.
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2021
24
November
2021
| 09:26 Europe/London
A new meta-analysis of over 150 research papers published during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the link between the weather and the spread of the illness.
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03
November
2021
| 13:36 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has received $500,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a low cost manufacturing route to Molnupiravir, a promising antiviral drug for the treatment of COVID-19, in order to widen access of the medicine ...
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2020
17
December
2020
| 12:00 Europe/London
With the successful operation of the Student Travel Window which comes to a close on the 18 December in line with Government advice, The University of Manchester is now pleased to be extending help to community testing to aid local government. ...
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28
October
2020
| 10:45 Europe/London
Newly developed biosensor devices linked to smartphones could help medical practitioners dramatically cut down the real-time detection rates in the battle against COVID-19 and other future viral outbreaks. ...
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21
October
2020
| 16:56 Europe/London
A major scientific study has been launched to understand the risks of COVID-19 transmission on public transport such as buses and trains and to identify the best measures to control it.
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16
September
2020
| 16:26 Europe/London
University staff and frontline medical workers have combined to design and test a new type of respirator to keep healthcare professionals safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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28
August
2020
| 00:04 Europe/London
Immunologist Professor Tracy Hussell from The University of Manchester and a team from across the UK will be investigating the nature of COVID-19 infection outside hospital.
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10
July
2020
| 12:00 Europe/London
A world-leading materials expert from The University of Manchester is helping to launch a new global task force to drive innovation in digital health to combat pandemics like COVID-9 – and ambitious outputs could eventually include building ‘smart ci...
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17
June
2020
| 09:30 Europe/London
A team of innovative engineers from The University of Manchester responded to a call from frontline NHS medics – by making it safer and easier for them to use life-saving non-invasive ventilator machines to support critically ill patients suffering f...
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01
June
2020
| 12:00 Europe/London
A group of University-based researchers are sharing free online content for children to learn about how food contributes to climate change.
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27
May
2020
| 23:30 Europe/London
A new coalition of more than 500 scientists from around the world has been created to share data on COVID-19 gleaned from the use of mass spectrometry techniques which examine people’s blood and other biomarkers. ...
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11
May
2020
| 13:59 Europe/London
A University of Manchester academic has helped Manchester City Council (MCC) coordinate and test thousands of pieces Personal protection Equipment (PPE) so that they could be delivered to key workers in the city. ...
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06
May
2020
| 10:20 Europe/London
Traffic pollution for most parts of the UK is plummeting thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown but more urban ozone – a dangerous air pollutant which can cause airway inflammation in humans - is probably being generated, say experts from The University of ...
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30
April
2020
| 13:25 Europe/London
Face masks are a challenge for people with hearing difficulties Vuk Saric/Shutterstock Kevin Munro, University of Manchester The use of face masks by the public is a controversial topic and not supported by the World Health Organization. Evidence...
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30
April
2020
| 10:30 Europe/London
World-leading Manchester biotech researchers are working towards developing a test for COVID-19 that could be used at home like a domestic pregnancy test.
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20
April
2020
| 10:05 Europe/London
An early draft of a study by researchers at The University of Manchester and Swansea University shows social distancing and isolation is having significant impacts on people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing ...
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15
April
2020
| 17:11 Europe/London
  The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in new thinking about how cities are best organised to meet our needs. Part of this has involved short-term changes in the use of urban space. In England, some planning regulations have been relaxed t...
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