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NCOH guest editor of NTMM

It was with great enthusiasm that NCOH took up the guest editorship of the September 2021 edition of the Dutch Journal of Medical Microbiology (NTMM).

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Successful webinar: No Rabies in 2030

On 7 October ‘To end human deaths by rabies in 2030’ was the topic of the NCOH webinar. Rabies kills one person every 9 minutes, with over half of them children. It is a zoonotic and viral disease which occurs in more than 150 countries.

Interview: ‘We need to understand how zoonotic spill-over events occur’

Anna Mykytyn is developing new methods to study the way antibodies neutralize viruses to understand how viruses enter the body.

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.

How the West Nile Virus arrived in the Netherlands

The arrival of the West Nile virus in the Netherlands has gone almost unnoticed last year. Mosquitoes can transmit the virus to humans, some of whom become critically ill.

Interview: ‘The coronavirus pandemic emphasized the importance of my research’

To fight current and future pandemics more effectively, Mirte Pascha closely studies the influenza virus. The corona pandemic underlines the importance of her work.

Science Café ‘The Greening of Cities – One Health Challenges’

Greening the city brings more ticks, bees and wildlife in our environment, as the keynote speakers shared in their talks. Bringing both positive effects and challenges for for the health of animals, humans and the environment. Futhermore, 10 PhD students pitched their research. Sam Nooij was the winner of the NCOH Pitch award by public vote.

Interview: ‘It is all about the cell’s trash cans’

PhD student Patrick Dekker is working on a drug to kill pathogenic microorganisms. The key? Clocking the trash cans of the pathogenic cells.