The start of the COVID-19 outbreak in this country saw panic buying on a large scale, with most supermarkets reporting empty shelves. A few weeks on, what has changed, and what hasn’t?

As the seriousness of the national and global coronavirus outbreak is brought home to us every day in countless ways, maybe we all need a little light relief. But where should we look, and who can teach us?

This week the independent brewer BrewDog announced that it had begun making alcohol hand sanitiser at its Aberdeenshire distillery, as its contribution to efforts against the coronavirus.