As children are going back to school across the globe - or have been back, but are now sadly in lockdown again - questions are still arising about the coronavirus pandemic, and how the world is dealing with it. 

Dr Dickinson is better known in New Zealand as her superhero alter ego, Nanogirl, explaining to children via her YouTube videos how the virus takes hold in our bodies.

However, it was science educator Dr Michelle Dickinson  who persuaded New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to hold a special press conference just for children at the start of the coronavirus. This article and her YouTube videos are worth reading/viewing if your children have questions about Covid-19 on returning to school.