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The tough decisions in tackling coronavirus

Published
Friday 22nd May, 2020
Categories
Coronavirus
Science
Technology

Relaxing the social distancing rules will be challenging because not enough is known about the way coronavirus spreads, a leading Leeds researcher has told MPs.

The image is taken from the south side of the River Thames showing the Houses of Parliament across the water. The picture is taken at night.

Low-cost ventilatory support for covid-19 patients

Published
Friday 24th April, 2020
Categories
Technology
Coronavirus
Health

A research team at Leeds has developed a way of creating a ventilatory system for covid-19 patients that can be made rapidly on a 3D printer.

The picture shows a picture of the Leeds Venturi valve, a small plastic valve that increases oxygen flow and pressure

LIDA joins powerful new covid-19 data alliance

Published
Thursday 16th April, 2020
Categories
Science
Coronavirus
Business & Economy

Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is providing a powerful new covid-19 data alliance with secure infrastructure, scientific expertise and access to global academic research networks.

Members of Leeds Institute for Data Analytics

Simple fix creates coronavirus breathing aids

Published
Tuesday 7th April, 2020
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Science

Engineers and scientists have developed a way to convert a sleep apnoea machine into a ventilator to treat people with covid-19.  

The picture shows Dr Pete Culmer, left, and Dr David Brettle, standing by a sleep apnoea machine