Title The real reason why Covid-19 is hitting Yorkshire harder than the south Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Huddersfield Examiner Media type Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 9/12/20 Description A university scientist from Huddersfield has a new theory on why coronavirus is claiming more lives in the north - the weather.
Referring to the latest data that shows flu is more prevalent in the north of England, Dr Hamid Merchant, Huddersfield University's Pharmacy Subject Leader, said: "Is Covid-19 following the same geographical prevalence?"
Producer/Author Nick Lavigueur URL https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/real-reason-covid-19-hitting-19425660#comments-section Persons Hamid Merchant Title Animation shows shocking spread of Covid in Kirklees during 2020 Media name/outlet Huddersfield Examiner Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/11/20 Description The devastating spread of Covid through Kirklees' communities during 2020 has been displayed in an animated map.
An interactive map using positive cases per 100,000 people shows the killer disease starting in pockets of the borough before being suppressed in June and July by the first national lockdown.
But the virus becomes dominant again in September and October, filling the map with dark blue and purple - the highest case rates recorded by the government.
The animation, created by Huddersfield University pharmacy subject leader, Dr Hamid Merchant, is a stark reminder that cases in the borough remain among the highest in the country.
Producer/Author Nick Lavigueur URL https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/health/animation-shows-shocking-spread-covid-19342756#comments-section Persons Hamid Merchant