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Our recent media highlights (13-19 April 2021)

Dr Jacob Eisler was interviewed by BBC Radio Solent on the trial related to George Floyd’s death in the USA and the further death of a local man in Minnesota;

Dr Michael Head featured on The Naked Scientists podcast (also broadcast on BBC Radio Five Live) discussing changes to guidance related to the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine;

Dr Simon Boxall was also interviewed by the BBC World Service and LBC regarding the release of contaminated water into the sea from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan;

Professor Ian Williams featured on BBC South Today discussing efforts by local councils to curb fly tipping;

Professor Samuele Cortese was interviewed by BBC Radio Solent, encouraging more respondents to the global COH-FIT survey which is tracking health, well-being and access to healthcare during the pandemic;

Prof Robert Read was interviewed on LBC, Talk Radio and Sky News about various vaccine stories including the roll out of the Moderna Vaccine, the success of Pfizer and the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the USA;

Prof Saul Faust was interviewed on Wave 105 about the extension of the mixed vaccine trial; he was also quoted in the New Scientist about the trial of vaccines for children;

Research by Dr Bonnie Ng which showed that underweight and overweight women are at a higher risk of consecutive miscarriages was covered by Daily Mail.


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