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Charvy Narain (Communications & Public Engagement Manager, Radcliffe Department of Medicine) follows up her February Oxford Science Blog with an update on the latest research taking place across the University of Oxford in the fight against COVID-19.

2019-nCov novel coronavirus microscope close up concept

Much has changed since the beginning of the year, when University of Oxford researchers first started coming together to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak. But what has remained consistent is that the University of Oxford remains at the forefront of global efforts to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus and mitigate its many effects: medical students have been stepping up, researchers with clinical skills are returning to front-line clinical roles, and others are offering up equipment and materials, as well as their laboratory skills to help the NHS respond to the crisis.

The University is also working directly with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to reduce clinical research activity, and instead prioritising research on COVID-19.

Read the full blog on the University of Oxford website

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