COVID-19 interviews

In the time of dramatic pandemic developments, science-based and credible information is crucial. The European Science-Media Hub looks for the opinion of leading virologists and experts from different European countries. What do we know about the spread of the virus? What are the best strategies to fight the epidemic? Which lessons can we learn? What is the experience in different European countries?

Read our interviews with experts from Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, the UK and other countries.

Covid-19 Exclusive interview : Prof. Walter Ricciardi

How to Achieve the “Nuova Normalità”?

Interview with Walter Ricciardi, Professor of General and Applied Hygiene at the Catholic University, Advisor to the Italian government for Italy’s relationships with international health organisations. How was the Italian response to the spread of Covid-19 organised? From an institutional point of view, in Italy, there are two entities dealing with public health: the central ...

Covid-19 Exclusive interviews with Prof. Alexander Kekulé

Prof. Alexander Kekulé : “The EU needs a trustworthy appointee for pandemics and an epidemiological expert council”

Interview on the Corona crisis with Professor Alexander Kekulé, virologist and epidemiologist. Prof. Kekulé is Director of the Institute for Biosecurity Research (IBS) and Director of the Institute for Medical Microbiology at Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany. Europe has become the epicentre of the Corona crisis — were governments too slow to act, and ...