Immunity to coronavirus is ‘fragile’ and ‘short lived,’ expert warns

Immunity to coronavirus is ‘fragile’ and ‘short lived,’ expert warns

It is not a “safe bet” to rely on immunity to Covid-19 as a strategy for coping with the pandemic, one expert has warned, adding that herd immunity strategies were “probably never going to work.” Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Monday, Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said that in […]
New strain of flu in China has pandemic potential, scientists warns

New strain of flu in China has pandemic potential, scientists warns

Pigs in their pen at a farm on the outskirts of Chengdu in China’s south west Sichuan province, on August 2, 2005. Peter Parks | AFP | Getty Images Scientists have identified a new strain of flu carried by pigs in China that they say has the potential to become...
Coronavirus vaccine will not be a cure-all, virologist warns

Coronavirus vaccine will not be a cure-all, virologist warns

A vaccine for the new coronavirus will not be a “cure-all” solution to the pandemic, a virologist has cautioned. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Friday, Robert Lambkin-Williams, an independent virologist at Virology Consult Ltd,...