A lot of the NCOH-PI’s are making their appearance in the media. This newsflash contains a shortlist of mentions of just the past weekend.
Corona expert will now also advice European Commission
Professor of virology and corona expert Marion Koopmans has joined an advisory panel of the European Commission. The EU Executive Board has appointed the team of seven epidemiologists and virologists from six different Member States to formulate guidelines on the European fight against the virus. Read more in the AD (Dutch).
Roel Coutinho & Dick Heederik
The plague, ebola, swine flu and now the coronavirus. These are just a few examples of infectious diseases that have passed from animals to humans: zoonoses. The most recent coronavirus, COVID-19, has the whole world in its grip within three months. This begs the question: what else is in store for us? An interview with Roel Coutinho, doctor, microbiologist and former director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Control and Dick Heederik, professor of One Health Risk Analysis and chairman of Netherlands Centre for One Health. Look at the video (Dutch).
Marc Bonten in WNL op Zondag
Doctor-microbiologist Marc Bonten about the latest news concerning the coronavirus and the next phase of the epidemic in WNL op Zondag (Dutch).
Jumping viruses and animals
Once again, an animal was the source of a virus outbreak among humans. Scientists say that if we want to prevent another epidemic, we will have to change the way we interact with animals. De Volkskrant interviewed Scientists from Utrecht University, Erasmus MC and Wageningen University & Research (Dutch).
More NCOH in the Media
Go to https://ncoh.nl/news-events/#ncoh-in-the-media to read the latest NCOH in the Media items.