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TV coverage

A list of our latest national TV coverage including links to footage

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News TV, 28 September 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC World Service TV, 23 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
Channel 5 News, 1 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 20 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
Bloomberg TV News, 18 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
SKY News, 28 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 27 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt (from 9 mins)
Bloomberg TV News, 22 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 16 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
Bloomberg TV News, 13 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 6 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
Bloomberg TV News, 3 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 26 November 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
Bloomberg TV News, 26 November 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
Bloomberg TV News, 19 November 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC One 6 O' Clock News, 7 October 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 20 July 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt 
BBC News Channel, 6 July 2021

Interview with IBMS President Allan Wilson
BBC One Newsnight, 11 June 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt discusses the vaccine roll-out 
BBC News Channel, 14 April 2021

Interview with IBMS President Allan Wilson
Wales Live, BBC One Wales, 4 February 2021

Interview with Virology Panel Member Dr Sarah Pitt
TRT World (Turkish TV), 29 January 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt discusses COVID-19 immunity 
BBC News Channel, 14 January 2021

Radio coverage

A list of our latest Radio coverage

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Scotland, 26 October 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Scotland, 24 October 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 4, 27 September 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Scotland, 30 August 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 4, 29 August 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 25 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC World Service Radio, 24 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 24 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 24 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales, 9 July 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC World Service Radio, Newsday, 23 June 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 22 June 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Sky News Radio, 17 June 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 16 June 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 4 Today, 11 June 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 4 Today, 31 May 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 25 May 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Time Radio, 24 May 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 23 March 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Scotland, 16 March 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 15 March 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales, 22 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 21 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Scotland, 18 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Time Radio, 15 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 10 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales Breakfast, 10 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales Breakfast, 12 February 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 27 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 31 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 20 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, 18 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 13 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales, 13 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales, 10 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 9 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 4 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Scotland, 4 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales Breakfast, 4 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 1 January 2022

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 31 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales Drivetime, 28 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview
LBC, 28 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 27 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales Breakfast, 27 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview
LBC, 26 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 26 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Drivetime, 23 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Northern Ireland Drivetime, 23 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, 22 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 20 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio Wales Drivetime, 17 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
World Is One News (WION) Radio, 17 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 16 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
Times Radio, 14 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast, 6 December 2021

IBMS Virology Chief Examiner Dr Sarah Pitt interview 
BBC Radio 5 Live, 3 December 2021

Print coverage

A list and links of our latest print coverage including digital publications 

Curious Kids: what is snail slime – and why is it shiny?
The Conversation, 27 October 2022

Should you stop kissing your dog on the mouth?
BBC Scotland, 24 October 2022

Flu could ‘bite’ as early as October, NHS leaders and scientists warn
The Independent, 29 August 2022

‘Tomato flu’ outbreak in India – here’s what it really is
The Conversation, 26 August 2022

Monkeypox: Six of your questions answered by an expert virologist
The Independent, 26 May 2022

Covid-19: Is the government dismantling pandemic systems too hastily?
BMJ, 28 February 2022

COVID: Is England scrapping self-isolation too soon?
DW, 24 February 2022

All remaining Covid-19 restrictions to be lifted across England from today
Glamour, 24 February 2022

Free testing must be part of the ‘living with Covid’ strategy. Here’s how to do it right
The Guardian, 18 February 2022

Cutting the Covid isolation period to five days is foolhardy and dangerous
The Guardian, 13 January 2022

Covid - should the work from home mandate return?
The Independent, 22 October 2021

Stuck in moral and medical maze over kids and Covid jabs
Daily Record, 5 September 2021

Furious row sparked by Scots Gov refusing to rule out vaccinating schoolkids
Daily Record, 5 September 2021

NHS blood tube shortage: Supplier ramps up imports
BBC, 1 September 2021

‘It’s not just a normal winter of flu, it’s been nearly 18 months’: How the pandemic changed our perception of disease
The Independent, 24 August 2021

NHSE steps up action on blood test tube shortage 
HSJ (subscription required), 11 August 2021

Covid test delays hamper England’s battle against new wave of infections
Financial Times, 19 July 2021

Exclusive: Covid testing mega lab operating at less than 10 per cent capacity
The Telegraph, 19 July 2021

Covid: Protect Scotland app criticised as 'fewer than half downloads are active'
The Herald, 5 July 2021

Covid in Scotland: More people ignoring requests to isolate after contacts test positive
The Times, 5 July 2021

Less than half of Covid app downloads are active
BBC, 4 July 2021

Scotland ‘Europe’s Covid hotspot’, with 23,731 people testing positive in past week
i News, 4 July 2021

Laboratory scientists join escalating calls for Scots public inquiry after test centre delays exposed
The Sunday Post, 27 June 2021

Biomedical Science Day 2021: What it is and why it’s important
i News, 24 June 2021

Covid: 'Israel may be reaching herd immunity'
BBC, 14 April 2021

Society must live with ‘substantial mortality rate’ from Covid, Sage member says
The Independent, 5 March 2021

How well does the AstraZeneca vaccine work? An expert reviews the current evidence
The Conversation, 4 March 2021

How and Where to Travel Safely This Summer: Coronavirus Q&A 
Bloomberg, 25 February 2021

Lessons learned? Leading experts on exactly what needs to be done now in the fight against Covid-19
The Sunday Post, 21 February 2021

Covid: We could live with virus 'like we do flu' by end of year, says Hancock
BBC News, 13 February 2021

What you need to know about AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
Deutsche Welle, 12 February 2021

Covid: Cardiff University testing system 'fatally flawed', ex-boss claims
BBC News, 3 February 2021

New COVID-19 vaccines: here’s how the promising Novavax and Johnson & Johnson jabs work
The Conversation, 3 February 2021

Will we EVER outwit this mutating virus?
The Daily Mail, 1 February 2021

Experts Debunk Untrue Coronavirus Vaccine Conspiracies And Myths
Unilad, 29 January 2021

Massive coronavirus testing lab due to open in Scotland is hit by delay as officials reveal they have yet to secure a building
The Sunday Post, 17 January 2021

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