Alice C Hughes

Dr Alice C Hughes is Associate Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Hong Kong.

Covid’s origins and a disturbing Nature study

Ever since the world was forced into lockdown in March 2020, the question of where and how Covid-19 appeared has captivated scientists and the wider public.  Tracing the source of the virus could be invaluable in preventing future pandemics, yet the quest to find Covid’s origins has been deeply politicised, which in turn has altered the