Epidemiologist Hans Heesterbeek and virologist Marion Koopmans talk about emerging infectious diseases in Vetscience magazine.
The VEO (Versatile Emerging infectious disease Observatory) project – a research consortium of 20 partners from 12 European countries – is officially started. Over the next 5 years, VEO will investigate whether it is possible to develop an interactive, virtual detection system that can monitor and analyse a wide range of information sources such as laboratory studies, field studies and big data.
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.
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.