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COVID-19 Extra Reading

 

Overview

Can COVID-19 Be Stopped?





Queen's Address





100+ Doctors Tell You The TRUTH About Battling Coronavirus





Why some become seriously ill from Coronavirus - and others don’t





Doctor Mike Interviews Dr. Fauci On COVID19





What Bill Gates Is Afraid Of





Coronavirus - common questions | NHS Q&A





Coronavirus stay at home advice | NHS





Prof Chris Whitty: How to Control a Pandemic





How coronavirus charts can mislead us





How long will the pandemic last





What actually is Coronavirus - Surgeon Explains





Covid-19: what the world has learned during lockdown





Doctors DRAGGED Over Coronavirus Statements





Why The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Is So Hard To Stop





Hey Google, Help Us Doctors! | Dr. Feinberg Interview






Testing

The Two Coronavirus Tests The World Needs Immediately





Coronavirus Tests





The Race to Develop a Coronavirus Treatment in 60 Days





The TRUTH About Coronavirus Antibody Tests





How to Get COVID-19 Test Results in an Hour or Less





Trusting Antibody Testing





UK hits 'precedented' target





Startup Designs Temperature-Detecting Glasses for COVID-19 Screening





Why Blood From Coronavirus Survivors Could Be a Lifeline for the Sick






Potential Vacccine?

When Will We Have a Coronavirus Vaccine?





First Human Trials in Europe at Oxford University





How scientists are fighting the coronavirus: A three minute guide





Price Gauging?





We May Have a COVID Vaccine in 2021, But Not Without Taking Risks





Vaccine Controversy





How Scientists Are Trying to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine





COVID Conversations: Sarah Gilbert on Oxford's COVID Vaccine





Oxford coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response and appears safe





Dexamethasone Could Be a COVID-19 'Breakthrough'






Ventilators

OxVent Multidisciplinary Research





NASA Team Designs New Ventilator to Address U.S. Supply Shortages






PPE

Masks? Handwashing? Sanitizer?





Why the New Face Mask Recommendations?





Coronavirus Masks





How to wear PPE





The 3D Printing Industry Just Built a Stockpile in the Cloud





Access to PPE is a human right. We need action now.






Potential Treatment?

Chloroquine: The New Coronavirus Cure?





Our Best Bets for Treating Coronavirus





Here’s the Latest on Hydroxychloroquine and Coronavirus Antivirals





Remdesevir





Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin





How to treat Covid-19






Inside Hospitals

Inside an ICU fighting COVID-19





Inside an ICU during coronavirus





My First Day Working on a COVID-19 Ward in London





Coronavirus is changing how hospitals treat ALL patients





What has changed in the Emergency Department since the coronavirus outbreak?





Doctors VLOG: Life on the Battleground





Critical care doctor explains what coronavirus intensive care is really like





RCGP Together





Hospital Special: Fighting Covid-19 Trailer





Inside Italy's Hospitals: A Disturbing Look at Coronavirus Up Close





London in the Shadow of a Virus






Mental Health

Social Distancing & Mental Health





Why the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Affecting Your Dreams





Crisis Text Line Offers Mental Health Support During Pandemic





The Waking Nightmare of ICU Delirium for COVID-19 Patients





Why People Bake In A Crisis





Levels of Depression have Doubled during Coronavirus Pandemic






NHS Adaptations

Contacting your GP Remotely





Nye Health during COVID-19





Technology in COVID-19






Global Impact

How the virus will hit the poorest people on the planet





How Professional Sports Are Adapting to COVID-19





Why Is America So Bad At Public Health?





90% of U.S. COVID Deaths Could've Been Prevented?





Interview with Dr. Anne Schuchat- Principal Deputy Director, CDC





Why we're seeing mass layoffs in the US but not the UK





What coronavirus looks like in EVERY country on earth - From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe





Pollution has plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic - but will it last?





Great Depression Photos Gain New Attention as Unemployment Spikes





Dr. Anthony Fauci, explained





Covid-19: how it will change the world | The Economist





How covid-19 could change the financial world order | The Economist





How coronavirus changed the world in three months





The Latest Consumer-Spending Report, Explained





How the Oil Bust Could Reshape Global Markets






Pathophysiology

What is Herd Immunity?





Does Getting COVID-19 Make You Immune to It?





What Happens If You Get a Severe Case of COVID-19?





Recognizing Day to Day Signs and Symptoms of Coronavirus





Coronavirus: What are the symptoms?





Is This Coronavirus, or Just Allergies? Symptoms of COVID-19





Can You Get The Coronavirus Twice?





Why Bats Can Fight Off So Many Viruses





How Coronavirus Affects People With Diabetes, Cancer, And Other Conditions





What Coronavirus Symptoms Look Like, Day By Day





The Science Behind How the Body Clears Coronavirus





Coronavirus is not the flu. It's worse.






Tracing

Why Is COVID-19 So Hard to Track?





Digital surveillance technology: Coronavirus Pandemic





What Exactly is Contact Tracing?





How Covid-19 contact tracing could help beat the pandemic





How Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps Work






BAME Staff

UK hospitals warned BAME staff may be at greater risk of coronavirus





Covid-19 and the Impact on BAME communities - What needs to change?





Black Britons ‘twice as likely’ to die with coronavirus, says ONS






Thank You

Love for healthcare workers





Thank You - Part 1





Thank You - Part 2





Thank You - Part 3





What does the NHS mean to you?





Mick's Story





Hannah's Story





Reid's Story





Kathryn's Story





In it Together - Doctors share emotional truths





Captain Tom celebrates 100th birthday





99-year-old Captain Tom Moore raises more than £14m for NHS by walking in his back garden





Meet the 100-year-old walker inspired by Captain Tom Moore






Transmission

SARS-CoV-2 virus transmission leading to COVID-19





'R value' and importance of keeping it low to lift lockdown





Why Is SARS-CoV-2 So Contagious?





Humane Society on COVID-19 & Factory Farms Correlation





Why It's Good for COVID-19 Models to Be Wrong





What does the 'R' number of coronavirus mean?





Why COVID-19 Death Predictions Will Always Be Wrong





Why Some Viruses Jump From Animals To People And Some Don't





How Long The COVID-19 Coronavirus Lasts On Everyday Surfaces





Will 60% Get Coronavirus? w Stephen Fry





How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus





Why fighting the coronavirus depends on you





Global COVID-19 Prevention





COVID Conversations: Mathematical Epidemiology






Past Pandemics

Spanish Flu: a warning from history





The parallels between COVID-19 and the Spanish Flu pandemics





The Price of Lifting A Lockdown Too Early





1918 Flu Pandemic VS 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic





Plague to coronavirus: how pandemics have transformed history






Missed Diagnoses

Cancer signs and symptoms during the coronavirus pandemic






Inequality

People in poorer parts of UK twice as likely to die from coronavirus





Does where you live increase your coronavirus risk?






Infodemic & Fake News

Infodemic: Coronavirus and the fake news pandemic





Doctor Fact-Checks PLANDEMIC Conspiracy





Please Don't Try These Things To Stop The Coronavirus





More health myths to ignore





Health claims debunked





Coronavirus Reopening Myths And Misinformation





Pathologists Debunk 13 Coronavirus Myths






Countries Compared

The big lesson from South Korea's coronavirus response





Covid-19: Why is America’s death toll so high? | The Economist





New Zealand records no new cases of coronavirus





How Quarantines Are Enforced Around the World






Personal Stories

My Boyfriend Died of COVID-19






Leaving Lockdown

How do we get out of LOCKDOWN?





Covid-19: the right way to leave lockdown | The Economist





What Could Be The Fastest Way To End The Coronavirus Crisis?





Immunity Passports






Controversy

Coronavirus: Is the government really ‘following the science’?





Hey Google, Help Us Doctors! | Dr. Feinberg Interview






Face Masks

What face masks actually do against coronavirus





Coronavirus Leaves 3M Scrambling To Cover A Face Mask Shortage





COVID Conversations: Face masks work!






Mutations?

How Viruses Like The Coronavirus Mutate





What the coronavirus looks like up close





The coronavirus is mutating. Now what?






WHO

Free COVID-19 online courses on OpenWHO





COVID-19 - Stronger Together





Seven Steps to Prevent the Spread of the Virus





WHO Response to COVID-19





Individual Sacrifice






Virology

#1: What is a Virus?





#2: The Infectious Cycle





#3: Genomes and Genetics





#4: Structure of Viruses





#5 Attachment and Entry





#6 RNA Directed RNA Synthesis





#7 Transcription and RNA Processing





#8 Viral RNA Replication





#9 Reverse Transcription and Integration





#10 Viral Assembly





#11 Infected Cell





#12 Infection Basics





#13 Intrinsic & Innate Defences





#14 Adaptive Immunity





#15 Mechanisms of Pathogenesis





#16 Acute Infections





#17 Persistent Infections





#18 Transformation and Oncogenesis





#19 Viral Vaccines





#20 Antivirals





#21 Viral Evolution





#22 Emerging Vaccines





#23 Viral Ecology





#24 HIV & AIDS





#25 Unusual Infectious Agents





#26 Therapeutic Viruse






Economy

Why paid sick leave is essential to beating coronavirus





UK plunges into worst recession on record






Schools

Chris Whitty: missing school is a greater risk to children than Covid-19





The Uncomfortable Truth About Reopening Schools






Brexit

Brexit Explained: What happened during coronavirus?






Public Health Extra Reading

 

Genetics

Ageing





Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR





What is Epigenetics?





DNA Methylation Biomarkers





Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)





Cystic Fibrosis





Sickle Cell Anaemia





XYY?





Haemophilia





Huntington Diseas






Neuroscience

Parkinson's





Loneliness





Alzheimer's





Pain





Anaesthesia





Addiction





Teenage Brain





Placebo Effect





Memory





Cognitive Behavioural Therapy





Mapping the brain





Glaucoma





How Exactly Is the Human Brain Organized?





This Doctor Asked His Patient To Play Her Violin Through Brain Surgery





Fear






Cardiovascular System

Athlerosclerosis





Stroke





Heart Attack






Infection & Immunity

Antibiotic Resistance





Could you be immune to everything?





Immune System





Lymph Nodes





The Rise of HIV





Pneumonia





HIV & AIDS





Rheumatoid Arthritis





Meningitis





Osteoarthritis





Gout





Myasthenia Gravis





Multiple Sclerosis





Graft-Versus-Host Disease






History of Medicine

Penicillin - Fleming, Florey & Chain





Public Health - Chadwick & Snow





Medieval Medicine





Anaesthesia & Aseptic Surgery - Lister & Simpson





Modern Medicine





18th Century Medicine





16th & 17th Century Medicine





19th Century Medicine





Microbiology - Pasture & Koch





Anatomy - Vesalius, Paré and Harvey





Revolutions in European Science and Tech






Tropical Diseases

Polio





Typhoid





Dengue Fever





Malaria





Leprosy





Rabies





Lupus





Ebola





Zika Virus






Haematology

Sickle Cell Anaemia





Blood Types





This Is How Your Body Makes Blood





What Are The Components of Blood?






Stem Cells

How Close Are We to the End of Infertility?





This is How Your Body Makes New Cells






Metabolism

This Is How Your Body Turns Food Into Energy





Mitochondria Aren't Just the Powerhouse of the Cell





Why Do We Need Hormones?





Folate Deficiciency





Iron Deficiency Anaemia






Innovation

Robot Surgeons and 4 Other Medical Advances That Sound Like Sci-Fi






Anatomy

How Exactly Is Your Body Held Together?






Cancer

Two-Thirds of All Cancers Are Caused by One Thing: Your DNA





Breast Cancer





Laser Sonic Scanner for Imaging Cancers?





What is a Tumor?





Lung Cancer





Skin Cancer





Prostate Cancer





Importance of Lifestyle





Early Detection





Thyroid Cancer






Imaging

A New Laser Technology Can See Inside Our Bodies Like Never Before






NHS Extra Reading

 

Overview

Intro to the NHS





NHS Explained





NHS Long-Term Plan






NHS Values

NHS Constitution





NHS Values





6 Cs





Using patient information





The Difference Between Care & Caring





The Difference Between Care and Caring II - Above and Beyond for All





Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care






Patient-Centred Care

Patient-centred care





What if personalized healthcare was accessible for everyone?





Put us to the test… the NHS Friends and Family Test






Medicine in the Community

Social Prescribing





Physician Associate





Primary care networks





Personal health budgets






Multidisciplinary Team

Healthcare Assistant (HCA)





Day in the life of a GP





IT & Support





Medicines Management Technician





Clinical Pharmacist





Dispensary Assistant





Medicines Management Assistant





Allied Health Professionals





Lead Technician - Aseptic Services





Clinical Biochemistry






Digital NHS

Benefits of data and technology





What will a digital NHS mean for patients?





Technology & Rehab





Digital Innovation in the NHS





The Digital Age





The world of technology





NHS Spine





GP Connect





NHS Digital Mission





NHS App





How will artificial intelligence impact psychiatry?






Staff Burnout

Doctors leaving the NHS





Thoughts On "Leaving Medicine"






Doctor Interviews

Providing Healthcare in Conflict Zones





A Career in General Practice





A Career in Pre-hospital Care and Emergency Medicine





A Career in Palliative Care





Innovation in the NHS with Professor Tony Young





Life as a Foundation Doctor (FY1/PGY1/Intern)





Adam Kay: The funny side of medicine





Adam Kay Opens Up About His Time as a Junior Doctor





Junior Doctor Adam Kay reveals secrets of the NHS






Patient Safety

Valerie's Story





Future of Patient Safety Investigation





Just Culture





NHS Patient Safety Strategy: Suzette Woodward on civility and kindness





NHS Patient Safety Strategy: Suzette Woodward on Safety II





Kirsty's Story






Specialties

Medical Microbiologist





What is a pathologist?





Histopathologist





What is a haematologist?





Why I Don't Want To Be A Surgeon Anymore





Average Day As A Neurologist





Average Day As An Oncologist





How to become a Surgeon in the UK





A Day In The Life - Neurosurgery





A Day In The Life - Cardiac Surgery





Why you should become a Surgeon






Nurses

We Are Nurses





Nurses Change Lives





International Nurses Day






Doctor Pay

How much do Junior Doctors earn in the UK? | Real figures!






111

111





Free Service Available 24/7





Career of Choice





Primary Care & NHS 111





NHS 111 Online Advert






999

Category 1- Life Threatening Calls





Category 2 - Emergency Callls





Category 3 - Urgent Calls





Category 4 - Less Urgent Calls





NHS Scotland






GMC

General Medical Council (GMC)






NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)





NICE Connect






 

Science Extra Reading

Genetics

Ageing





Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR





What is Epigenetics?





DNA Methylation Biomarkers





Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)





Cystic Fibrosis





Sickle Cell Anaemia





XYY?





Haemophilia





Huntington Diseas






Neuroscience

Parkinson's





Loneliness





Alzheimer's





Pain





Anaesthesia





Addiction





Teenage Brain





Placebo Effect





Memory





Cognitive Behavioural Therapy





Mapping the brain





Glaucoma





How Exactly Is the Human Brain Organized?





This Doctor Asked His Patient To Play Her Violin Through Brain Surgery





Fear






Cardiovascular System

Athlerosclerosis





Stroke





Heart Attack






Infection & Immunity

Antibiotic Resistance





Could you be immune to everything?





Immune System





Lymph Nodes





The Rise of HIV





Pneumonia





HIV & AIDS





Rheumatoid Arthritis





Meningitis





Osteoarthritis





Gout





Myasthenia Gravis





Multiple Sclerosis





Graft-Versus-Host Disease






History of Medicine

Penicillin - Fleming, Florey & Chain





Public Health - Chadwick & Snow





Medieval Medicine





Anaesthesia & Aseptic Surgery - Lister & Simpson





Modern Medicine





18th Century Medicine





16th & 17th Century Medicine





19th Century Medicine





Microbiology - Pasture & Koch





Anatomy - Vesalius, Paré and Harvey





Revolutions in European Science and Tech






Tropical Diseases

Polio





Typhoid





Dengue Fever





Malaria





Leprosy





Rabies





Lupus





Ebola





Zika Virus






Haematology

Sickle Cell Anaemia





Blood Types





This Is How Your Body Makes Blood





What Are The Components of Blood?






Stem Cells

How Close Are We to the End of Infertility?





This is How Your Body Makes New Cells






Metabolism

This Is How Your Body Turns Food Into Energy





Mitochondria Aren't Just the Powerhouse of the Cell





Why Do We Need Hormones?





Folate Deficiciency





Iron Deficiency Anaemia






Innovation

Robot Surgeons and 4 Other Medical Advances That Sound Like Sci-Fi






Anatomy

How Exactly Is Your Body Held Together?






Cancer

Two-Thirds of All Cancers Are Caused by One Thing: Your DNA





Breast Cancer





Laser Sonic Scanner for Imaging Cancers?





What is a Tumor?





Lung Cancer





Skin Cancer





Prostate Cancer





Importance of Lifestyle





Early Detection





Thyroid Cancer






Imaging

A New Laser Technology Can See Inside Our Bodies Like Never Before