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Scientist: Emmanuel André

Emmanuel André ESMH ScientistProf. Emmanuel André is a doctor of medicine, specialized in clinical biology. He also has a Doctorate in Medical Sciences. Professor of Medicine at the KU Leuven since 2019, he is also responsible, together with Marc Van Ranst, for the diagnostic laboratory at the Infectious Diseases Centre at the University Hospital of Leuven. Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, he has been the inter-federal spokesman in the fight against Covid-19 and now acts as coordinator of the inter-federal “testing & contact follow-up” committee.

Prof Emmanuel André, the voice behind the fight against Covid-19 in Belgium

Prof Emmanuel André, the voice behind the fight against Covid-19 in Belgium

Prof Emmanuel André, former spokesman of the federal crisis centre, has supported Belgian citizens since the beginning of the lockdown by informing them daily on the evolution of the pandemic. He is now responsible for organising the tracing to help eradicate the propagation of the pandemic and devotes his energy to the community during this ...