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NCOH webinar #3 will be about COVID-19 and immunity

The upcoming NCOH webinar is scheduled for 01 October with the topic: COVID-19 – immunity; what do we know, what are the main outstanding questions?

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West Nile Virus found in the Netherlands

A migratory bird tested positive for West Nile Virus in the Netherlands. The bird was caught in August during routine sampling in the region of Utrecht.

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ASM 2020: From wildlife market to wild financial market

For a topic for the NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 29 October 2020, only one option was possible: what lessons can, so far, be learned from the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic?

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Missed the NCOH webinar about aerosols? Watch the recording here

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 second webinar about aerosols took place on 3 September.

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Pets, livestock and wildlife can all catch coronavirus – does that make them dangerous?

How worried should we be about animals spreading coronivirus? Arjan Stegeman from University Utrecht wrote an article about it.

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Annemarie Rebel appointed as a Special Professor Healthy and Resilient Livestock

As of 1 July NCOH scientific director Smart and Healthy Farming Dr. Annemarie Rebel is appointed as a Special Professor Healthy and Resilient Livestock at Wageningen University & Research.

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Register now: Second NCOH webinar about aerosols

Aerosols are hot. What makes these tiny droplets so complex?

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COVID-19: from wildlife market to wild financial market

For a topic for the NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting in October 2020, only one option was possible: what lessons can, so far, be learned from the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic?

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‘Are we sufficiently prepared for the next viral outbreak? No, not really …’

Epidemiologist Hans Heesterbeek and virologist Marion Koopmans talk about emerging infectious diseases in Vetscience magazine.

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15 million for developing a system to predict the risk of infectious diseases outbreaks

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.

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