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If someone had mentioned Covid-19 at the start of 2020, you would’ve looked at them wide-eyed, wondering what on earth they were talking about.
Since then, it’s become the subject of daily conversation and our lives have fundamentally changed because of it.
In a relatively short space of time, we’ve gone from knowing virtually nothing about this new virus to watching as scientists across the world unearthed its many secrets – including creating vaccines at break-neck speed.
You have lots of questions about what’s going on, and what it all means, which is why we launched a Q&A series on HuffPost UK Life in August, where experts across the UK answer reader questions related to Covid-19 and health.
We’ve spent five months answering such questions – and in 2021, we’ll continue to do so.
There’s a lot we still don’t know about the virus, but there’s also plenty of information emerging on a weekly basis that can inform how we look after ourselves in the coming days, months and years.
Whether you want to know about face masks, symptoms of the virus, long-term effects, the recovery process, insights on testing, vaccine updates – you name it – we’ll speak to experts in the field to get straight-talking answers and break down the science into manageable chunks.
We’ll aim to answer one question a week every Monday. You can also go back and see which questions we’ve already answered.