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 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.
The H2020 funded innovative training network “Training towards Innovative Personalized Antibiotic Therapy” (TIPAT) has available 13 PhD positions in the area of pharmacology, microbiology and immunology for treatment of bacterial infections.
Viruses such as ebola and corona are warning signals from nature. Because man turns the balance between (wild) animals and their environment upside down. The consensus among scientists worldwide is that we must therefore expect more and more epidemics.
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.