COVID-19 research at UCL
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Two antiviral drugs are being given to COVID-19 positive adults to establish if they stop the virus replicating, as part of a trial led by UCL scientists.
28 October 2020
UCL engineers and medics who developed a CPAP breathing aid now used in hospitals across the UK have received an award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for exceptional services during a pandemic.
17 August 2020
A UCL supported trial, which is testing the Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by Imperial College London, is now recruiting members of the public at UCLH.
24 July 2020
In April this year, as part of the Government’s response to COVID-19, more than 300 of UCL Medical School's final year students were fast-tracked through graduation, enabling them to become frontline NHS doctors. Here Dr Sophie Bracke explains how she's found the transition.
30 June 2020
UCL has launched Virus Watch, inviting 42,500 people to take part in one of the largest and most comprehensive studies of Covid-19 in the UK to study the next phase of the pandemic.
23 June 2020