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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 25m
“These decisions are horrible...but we have to get the incidence of down...and that means more stringent measures unfortunately.” John Edmunds on from 1:14:50
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 20h
“Someone with may not infect many other people...but if you look at where they were infected, chances are others were infected there too." on the K number and super-spreading events, in More 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 22h
“Millions of people potentially have no immunity to the vaccine-derived virus, and that’s why we’re very concerned." comments in story on the potential for a new polio vaccine to get emergency approval. 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 24h
Geneticist & former resident DJ , it's Abdul Sesay!🔬🎧 works which is playing a crucial role in supporting the response. Reflecting on Abdul says "We started equally & have the same potential to do great things."
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 30
“We need to act when the number of cases is increasing, not when people are dying.” Peter Piot calls for urgent action and increased use of face masks across , in .
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 29
How could satellite images of graves be used to tackle ? 🛰️🤔 "Inform our understanding of how different factors, national strategies & policies affect spread & severity of the pandemic." says lead author . 👉 📷
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 29
A healthy, sustainable food future relies on a joined up approach from academia & private sector. LSHTM Viral Ep3 delves into issues of food production, climate change, & possible solutions. 🎙️
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 29
"This is the first-time satellite imaging has been used to help model the impact of infectious disease outbreaks...a new technique that is very exciting for ." Francesco Checchi, PI of the study, conducted with & funded by
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 29
Patient-facing healthcare workers in Scotland were at three-fold higher risk of hospitalisation with than general population during first peak. New study w/ & in can guide action to protect staff. More 👇
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 28
hi, not yet. It looks really promising but we still need the public’s help to collect more samples so we can complete the trial. More here 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 28
"The situation is very serious, & risks getting worse if we don't take more drastic and urgent measures." Peter Piot speaking alongside earlier today, highlighting that 1,000 Europeans currently die each day from . More 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 28
Great to see & The Duchess of Cornwall supporting our detection dog trial. The super sniffers thank Paddington Station for the platform to show their skills 😆🐶 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 28
Using satellite images to count graves, has estimated excess deaths from in Aden, Yemen. 🛰️ Ground-breaking technique could support humanitarian response in . 👉 📷 *Not yet peer reviewed*
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 27
No bears at Paddington Station today, just several very smart dogs. 🐻🐕 Great to see & the Duchess of Cornwall learning more about our study with & - we still need your help...and odour. Find out how 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 27
Congratulations to who has been voted President-Elect of 👏 Dan is an infectious disease expert and Director of the UK-Public Health Rapid Support Team, run by LSHTM & . 👉
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 27
Replying to @BAMEOTUK @AddyAdelaine
Thanks for your question. Yes, we will record the event and publish a link on our website afterwards.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 27
Encouraging that the Oxford vaccine seems to generate an immune response in all ages. But Stephen Evans cautions that side-effects like arm soreness are “often, but not always” associated with a vaccine’s immunogenicity, more data is needed.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 26
Our outbreak forecast system has won an award at the 🎉 The flagship project with predicts outbreaks up to 6 months in advance, allowing authorities to allocate costly response resources effectively.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 26
In Poland a court ruling has paved the way for an almost total ban on . talks to about how the decision will disproportionately impact poorer women who can't afford to go abroad for good-quality prenatal care or abortion.
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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Oct 26
How does the language we use in around race & colonialism affect the people it describes?🤔 Join us tomorrow from 17:30 for a conversation with Sheena Kalayil & about how the term is used in research, politics & academia.
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