Just two Exeter students out of 6,000 tested positive for COVID in pre-Christmas tests Just two Exeter students tested positive for Covid-19 out of more than 6,000 students tested before going home for Christmas. These figures are vastly different from those in October, when the Pennsylvania and University area of Exeter was the seventh highest […]
Plans revealed for mass COVID testing of 50,000 students on return to campus Prior to the third national lockdown, the University of Exeter announced plans to test all students for coronavirus on their return to campus for the start of the new term. Plans for mass testing had been agreed at a Team Devon Local […]
Erica Mannis explains how artificial intelligence has been programmed to accurately detect COVID positive patients
Emma Newson explores the politics of the second national lockdown, which has proven to be far more controversial than the first.
While it is not compulsory, the University of Exeter has advised students to take a Coronavirus test before travelling home for winter break.
Exeter residents invited to take part in trials for new COVID-19 vaccine Exeter is one of the first areas in the country where residents have been asked to volunteer to participate in trials of a new vaccine for COVID-19. The trials are testing the Novavax vaccination and are being held at the Nightingale Hospital in […]
Registrar email reveals that while cases remain low from the university, students should remain vigilant Due to the continued rise in cases in Devon and Cornwall, the university is advising that students and colleagues remain vigilant in taking the necessary precautions. However, they highlight that cases related to the university remain low with 18-20% of […]
In the wake of controversy surrounding the government’s failure to support the arts through the pandemic, Sophie Porteous weighs in on what this lack of support might mean for the industry, and what could be done to help save it.
Exeter research reveals death rate of critical COVID-19 patients has dropped by almost half The number of people who die following hospitalisation from COVID-19 has dropped by almost half since the start of the pandemic, new research has revealed. A new study from the University of Exeter found that death rates were highest in late […]
Denmark added to the UK’s quarantine list after outbreak of mutated coronavirus strand Denmark has been added back onto the UK’s quarantine list following an outbreak of a mutated Coronavirus strand in the north of Jutland. The mutated virus spread through Mink Farms. They have now developed a resistance to the vaccine, and this is […]