A new national study on the spread of mosquitoes and mosquito-borne viruses has been launched. As of today, people who suffer from mosquitoes can participate in the study by reporting the level of mosquito nuisance on a weekly basis via the online platform muggenradar.nl.
In the upcoming months NCOH will be hosting a series of scientific lectures on COVID-19, with a special focus on the One Health approach to current challenges. The first webinar “COVID-19 in minks” took place on 6 July, World Zoonoses Day. If you missed it, below you can find access to the full webinar recording and the presentation slides. The next NCOH-webinar will be on 3 September, registration is open.
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.
Several NCOH Principal Investigators 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 Student Travel Grant
The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.