Roger Highfield: 80 per cent executive at the Science Museum Group / 20 per cent author, journalist and broadcaster. Views expressed here are 100 per cent his own.
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Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
CORONAVIRUS: HOW THE VIRUS WORKS
The development of COVID-19 treatments, tests, drugs and vaccines will be accelerated by molecular understanding of the COVID-19 virus
coronavirus; from r to lifting lockdowns
Roger Highfield on why the fate of the nation rests on R, the ‘reproduction number’, and a novel ‘stringency index’ that compares the pandemic responses of 160 nations.
coronavirus: digital detectives
Roger Highfield discusses how digital technologies can curb COVID19 and why South Korea’s death toll is relatively low.
Quest for a Covid19 cure
In his latest Science Museum blog, Roger Highfield describes the first glimmer of hope for a COVID19 treatment
Roger Highfield, in conversation withAjit Lalvani. Imperial College London's Chair of Infectious Diseases, for the Jaipur Literature Festival
Hunting down COVID19
Roger Highfield talks to Kari Stefansson, whose genetic sequencing project has revealed how the UK infected Iceland, that children don’t seem to infect parents, and how to control COVID-19
Coronavirus: exit strategies
Roger Highfield, Science Director, outlines the science of lockdowns and how to end the pandemic.
Science of Coronavirus (in German)
Ulrike Kastrup of the ETH has translated my @sciencemuseum #COVID19 blogs from English into German:
Up close with the Coronavirus enemy
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Ajit Lalvani, who recently recovered from a serious COVID-19 infection and is now undertaking a major pandemic study