Filmed on 17th March 2020
Acclaimed artist Luke Jerram has unveiled a glass sculpture of CORONAVIRUS - in tribute to all the hardworking medical staff and scientists. Commissioned five weeks ago, the work is 23cm in diameter - one MILLION times the size of the deadly disease. Made using a process of scientific glassblowing, the model is based on the latest understanding and diagrams of COVID-19. Profits from the sculpture will be going to Médecins Sans Frontières who will be assisting developing countries deal with the fallout of the coronavirus epidemic.