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Understanding how COVID-19 spreads

By Adrian 14 Sep 2020

This video, commissioned by the UK government, explains how COVID-19 can spread and why social distancing remains so important.

It comes as leading universities in London have asked students to respect the government guidance on COVID-19 and to minimise transmission of the virus: 

Public Health England have also published a blog post explaining what this means for students: "Student life in the time of COVID-19".

You can find all our COVID-19 content at

There is a quick summary at

We also recommend that you stay up to date with guidance from the UK government and the NHS.

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Adrian a medical doctor, the University of London Student Health & Wellbeing Manager, and the Warden of Connaught Hall. He is passionate about advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion. Adrian's interests include fitness, nutrition, mindfulness and insight meditation, medical education, social psychology, and human factors / crisis resource management.
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