Medieval Murder Maps

A project mapping medieval England’s known murder cases has now added Oxford and York to its street plan of London’s 14th century slayings.

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Widely-used COVID-19 antiviral could be helping SARS-CoV-2 to evolve

Molnupiravir, an antiviral drug used to treat patients with COVID-19, appears to be driving SARS-CoV-2 to mutate and evolve, with some of these new viruses being transmitted onwards, a new study has shown. It is not clear, however, whether these mutated viruses pose an increased risk to patients or are able to evade the vaccine.

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