ESMH selection: sources of information about Coronavirus
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for reliable sources of information on the virus and ensuing crisis is more important than ever. To this end, the European Science-Media Hub has compiled a list of such sources, ranging from recognised official international webpages providing daily updates, to data and maps, as well as a selection ...
European responses to the corona crisis – Part 1 (12 March – 27 March)
During the Corona virus 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. (12 March - 27 March)
ESMH Press Review, special edition on coronavirus – March 18, 2020
Special edition on coronavirus: check out the ESMH selection of 20 news published in the last 2 weeks on the web.
The new coronavirus – the opinion of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
In the last days, an increasing number of the new coronavirus COVID-19 cases has been confirmed in various countries around the world, e.g. South Korea and Iran. In the EU extraordinary measures are being taken to limit the outbreak. On 23 February, the ECDC issued a statement on the rapid increase of COVID-19 in Italy. ...
The new coronavirus – reactions of leading European researchers
At a time of dramatic news of widespread infections in China from the new corona virus, COVID-19, virologists in the top European institutes are intensively working to understand more about the novel disease.
Coronavirus : a pandemic scare turning into an infodemic
Pandemics have the potential to exacerbate underlying social tensions. And at times of crises — when emotions run high — online rumours spread particularly wide and fast.