The day has finally arrived, May 17th, when we are finally allowed to hug and dine indoors and all sorts of other activities that have been off the menu for months on end. It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for — but you may have noticed a dark shadow…


I’ve had a few enquiries about whether you can/should be vaccinated against Covid if you are planning to be pregnant/are pregnant/are breastfeeding, and also heard of some wrong information being bandied around, so here’s a short explainer of where things stand currently. …


It’s been a while since I’ve written about Covid, partly because it’s felt like not much has changed during these long gloomy weeks of lockdown, and partly because I’ve been hanging out on Twitter a lot observing the discourse and mulling it over. But I guess it’s fair to say…


[NB This article was orignially a twitter thread]

Earlier this year I found myself cooking for a woman I’d never met before who lived on a local estate. She was a single mother, her teenage son had picked up Covid from school, and given it to her. …


[I am a UK-based infectious disease epidemiologist with specialism in new and emerging infections, and write regular “explainer” posts about the pandemic, of which this is the latest. There’s currently a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding swirling about the internet regarding COVID-19 — so please do remember to check someone’s…


(TL;DR: vaccinate)

  • *Hazard warning– this post comes with Shakespearean puns**

And so we draw to a close a spectacular week in which we saw Margaret Keenan and William Shakespeare (what’s in a name?) be the first people of thousands to receive a Covid vaccine in the UK. At last there is light…


[I am a UK-based infectious disease epidemiologist with specialism in new and emerging infections, and write regular “explainer” posts about the pandemic, of which this is the latest. There’s currently a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding swirling about the internet regarding COVID-19 — so please do remember to check someone’s…


13.09.2020 — CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

[I am a UK-based infectious disease epidemiologist with specialism in new and emerging infections, and write regular “explainer” posts about the pandemic, of which this is the latest. There’s currently a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding swirling about the internet regarding COVID-19 — so please do…


As we’re leaving lockdown, I thought it would be a good time to write another article assessing where we are with coronavirus right now and what it means for us all. Brace yourself, we’re entering complex times so this is a long one! …


As I stepped out onto the street for my daily walk this evening, I could hear nothing but birdsong. I live on a busy street in London, and at 6pm the road would normally be full of cars, engines whirring, horns beeping, indicators flashing. But today there was only emptiness…

Georgia Ladbury

I’m an infectious disease epidemiologist with special interest in zoonoses, new & emerging infectious, One Health, and interdisciplinary public health research

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