COVID-19 in Africa: what is at stake?

COVID-19 in Africa: what is at stake?

SARS-CoV-2 has arrived in Africa and, progressively, almost all African countries have closed their borders and imposed various levels of "lockdowns" in the hope of limiting the spread of the pandemic, taking measures similar to those taken elsewhere in the world. The pandemic is producing shocking statistics and tragic consequences in developed regions of the ...

The challenges of tackling Covid-19 in Africa

The challenges of tackling Covid-19 in Africa

Interview with Dr John N. Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention about the current situation with the spread of COVID-19 across Africa, about the main risks, challenges and lessons learnt from the HIV/AIDS pandemic and Ebola epidemic.

European responses to the corona crisis – Part 9

During the Coronavirus crises, the European Science-Media Hub is collecting and publishing a regular update of the most relevant releases provided by EU institutions and other European and global actors. 🆕 Last Update : 20 may

ESMH Press Review – May 13, 2020

ESMH Press Review – May 13, 2020

Green post pandemic highlights, energy solutions & food safety: check out the ESMH selection of 23 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

COVID-19 How uncertainty affects our consumer behaviour

COVID-19: How uncertainty affects our consumer behaviour

As the novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world without treatment or a vaccine, uncertainty and fear prevails, leading many people to stockpile food, cleaning products and toilet paper. But is this a reasonable response in the face of a pandemic crisis?

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ESMH Press Review – April 29, 2020

Vaccines for Covid-19, environmental impact of the epidemic & EU reponses: check out the ESMH selection of 27 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

CONCISE Project: a European-wide debate on science communication

CONCISE Project: a European-wide debate on science communication

How do citizens keep themselves informed about the most controversial scientific issues? Which sources of information do they choose? A two-year project aims to answer these questions in order to obtain valuable information on communication to the public, to be taken into account for the near future.

The differences between SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2

The differences between SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2

Although according to the World Health Organization the novel coronavirus is primarily transmitted between people through respiratory droplets and contact routes, some scientists suggest we should also consider the possibility of aerosol transmission. As the pandemic continues to unfold, research and discussions are ongoing to determine how best to tackle it. Two leading experts offer their opinions, alongside an exploration into some of the vital research being conducted.

Interview Covid-19 with Sarha Gilbert and Rino Rappuoli

Vaccine perspectives for COVID-19 – Scientists around the planet are united to develop a vaccine and make it available to the market as soon as possible

Covid-19 urges policy makers and the big pharma to fasten vaccine developments and possible treatments for the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Will the vaccine be specific to Covid-19 only, or will it be suitable for all SARS coronaviruses? Will it be suitable to all ages? What are the greatest challenges of vaccine production processes and why does it take so long?

ESMH Press Review, special edition on coronavirus – April 16, 2020

ESMH Press Review, special edition on coronavirus – April 16, 2020

Special edition on coronavirus: check out the ESMH selection of 25 news published in the last 2 weeks on the web.

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