The coronavirus: Where to get your updates

Advice on returning to school:

Newsround have also made a special report with advice for returning to school - watch it here!

The BBC have also produced an excellent video, and page, full of advice for if you're worried about the coronavirus. You can find out more here.


Where to get your updates:

There's still lots of news updates about the coronavirus, including the progress of the vaccines under development. For example, Moderna's vaccine has been proven to be 95% effective in protecting against covid-19 in early trials, which follows news that Pfizer's vaccine is 90% effective in trials. However, effective can mean different things and there is still a lot of unknowns.

You can read Newsround's daily updates on the coronavirus here, and the full BBC's version here.

You can Newsround's collection of all the latest coronavirus stories here.


Stop the spread of fake news!

As you will have seen, there are plenty of news stories about Coronavirus. You might come across news that might not be fully true, and the BBC have created a guide to help us all stop fake and inaccurate news from spreading -here's how you can stop bad information from going viral, and a Newsround video explaining it too!


Positive news stories

We are sure that like us, you were delighted to hear the poet Michael Rosen came through his treatment for covid-19 and is now recovering at home.

The acclaimed author talked to BBC News about the "overwhelming devotion" when caring for him during his 12-week stay in hospital, which included 48 days in intensive care. He is still suffering from what some people call 'long-covid' which means he is experiencing a lasting impact of his infection. This has affected a small minority of people. Hear him describe his experience below:

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Over the lockdown we brought you positive news stories. Whilst we won't be updating this every week anymore, we've left them below for you to enjoy!

Did you hear about the message Elton John sent pupils? What did he say had "really cheered me up"?

Did you hear about the Liverpool goalie sending his birthday wishes to fan?

Did you hear about the artwork from Banksy on display in a hospital corridor paying tribute to NHS staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

Did you hear about the woman putting smiles on faces and raising morale during lockdown by wearing fancy dress on walks with her daughter?

Did you hear about the famous creating rainbows to raise money and spirits?

Did you hear about the 99-year-old war veteran walked 100 laps of his garden to raise more than £23m for the NHS?

Did you hear about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge video-calling a school?

Did you hear about the street who sang happy birthday to a 100 year old man?

Did you hear about the violinist who broadcast who was asked by a hospital if he'd perform for their Covid-19 patients?

Did you hear about the mystery man who arranged to buy his entire village fish and chips in a bid to bring the community together during the coronavirus lockdown??

Were you one of those taking part in a "Clap for Carers" tribute, saluting NHS and care workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic?

Did you hear about Boris Johnson thanking the UK public after over 400,000 signed up to be NHS volunteers. Since the announcement, the number has gone up to over 500,000!

Did you hear about the Sofa Singers in the UK, and makeup artists in South Korea, trying to fight back against self-isolation?

Did you hear about the Children at a school in Worcester have been keeping in touch with people in a nearby care home?

Did you see the story about the penguins who were allowed to roam the corridors of their aquarium?

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