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NCOH corona research in Companion Animals

Human-to-human transmission is the driver of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the possibility that the new coronavirus SARS-Cov2 will infect other animal species again remains of concern. Partners within NCOH are starting to research the role of cats in potential virus transmission of this respiratory tract infection.


Missed the KNAW webinar on control and spread of coronavirus?

Several Principal Investigators (PI’s) of NCOH gave an update from their medical-scientific perspective in the well-attended webinar The new coronavirus, from current threat to long-term lifestyle change on Tuesday evening 19 May 2020.


NCOH on Twitter

When mass vaccination against COVID-19 has become available, it is essential to monitor efficacy/safety of such vaccines, says ACCESS project lead prof. @Miriam85458281 Sturkenboom. ACCESS aims to prepare Europe adequately for mass COVID-19 vaccination https://t.co/zX7D376hpI

Today, @ncohnl-chair and zoonoses expert prof. Dick Heederik (@UniUtrecht) reflected on the similarities and differences between outbreaks in the Netherlands of Q-fever (2007) and COVID-19 in Eindhovens Dagblad (@ED_Regio, in Dutch)

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OHPACT PhD student working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Joyce van Bree, one of the 26 One Health PACT PhD’s, works at the Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen University & Research.


Coffee with Heiman Wertheim

Professor Heiman FL Wertheim is medical microbiologist and head of the Radboudumc Center for Infectious Diseases and PI within the AMR theme of NCOH. Every day he works side by side with a multidisciplinary team in Radboud university medical center to deal proactively with the coronavirus crisis in his region.


NCOH bundles One Health top research

The Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) aims for an integrated One Health approach to tackle the global risk of infectious diseases. NCOH commits to create durable solutions for this major challenge by bundling world-leading academic top research in the Netherlands in the area of One Health.

Young NCOH

Young NCOH is the network for PhD students and post-docs from the NCOH research groups. Aim of the network is sharing knowledge and expertise in One Health related disciplines, which can lead to new collaborations in research.

Complementary research themes

The 4 NCOH strategic research themes are complementary and interactive. They focus on studying the interactions and connections between human, veterinary, wildlife, and environmental health in pursuit of durable solutions to grand societal challenges requiring a One Health approach.

NCOH is partner in the Netherlands Antibiotic Development Platform (NADP).

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