vacunació infantil

Why is there no plan at the moment to vaccinate children against COVID-19?

Maria Garcés-Sánchez, specialist in paediatrics and researcher in the Vaccines Area at FISABIO, explains why vaccinating children against COVID-19 is not a priority at the moment.

virus names

A matter of virus names

The WHO published recommendations on how to name new infectious diseases to avoid stigmatising a country, community, or economic sector.


Viruses: are they alive?

An analysis of our historical relationship with viruses to understand the reactions to the present pandemic.


Lock-down astronomy

The street lights prevent us from gazing at their wonders and phenomena of the night sky.

wall painting pandemic photo

2020, the year of the pandemic

We review, through articles published in Mètode, the news during these twelve months of SARS-CoV-2 health crisis.


Which face masks are the most effective and how to use them correctly?

The most effective type of mask depends on what you want to use it for. We have three types: self-filtering masks, surgical masks, and hygienic masks.

pandemic predictions

Why is it difficult to predict the evolution of the pandemic reliably?

Answered by Anabel Forte, professor of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of Valencia, explains why it is so difficult to make reliable predictions about the pandemic.


The only recourse

Our intelligence may be the only recourse against emerging infectious diseases like SARS-CoV-2.


Invisible women during the pandemic

The author discusses how women have been rendered invisible during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we have experienced a regression in gender biases.

imatge fons coronavirus humans

COVID-19: A forest fire rather than a wave?

Is it useful to talk about COVID-19 waves, or maybe other metaphorss such as forest fires can be more adequate?