UCL in the media
Dr Michael Jacobs (UCL Infection & Immunity) said that “the drug baricitinib is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical Covid-19 in combination with corticosteroids.”
The reason that large numbers of children are catching Covid is because “in most countries, immunisation of young children is at a lower level that that of adults,” says Professor Sir Terence Stephenson (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health).
Governments could pay all households on the condition that debtors must reduce their debts while the debt-free must buy newly issued corporate shares as part of a “modern debt jubilee,” says Honorary Professor Steve Keen (UCL Office of the Vice-Provost: Research).
A Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has produced a 3D map of the universe and Professor Amelie Saintonge (UCL Physics & Astronomy) says the equipment “will be transformative in allowing us to connect the galaxies we can see with...that dark matter scaffolding."
One in five health and care workers suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after the pandemic struck last year, suggests a new study from academics at UCL and the University of Haifa, Israel, including Dr Talya Greene (UCL Psychiatry).
Professor Philip Steadman (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) responds to a letter which argued that academics focus on the pursuit of knowledge over offering practical solutions.