pandemic

Covid-19 exclusive interviews : Dr Ilaria Capua

Ilaria Capua: A preparedness plan against unknown viruses is crucial for Europe

Interview on COVID-19 with Ilaria Capua, DVM, PhD, Director of the One Health Center of Excellence for Research and Training, University of Florida, USA. There are tests for COVID-19 which detects the virus, other which detects antibodies. Could you briefly describe the differences of these two tests? The rapid spread of the outbreak required rapid ...

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European responses to the corona crisis – Part 4 (11 April – 17 April)

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 : 16 April

Covid-19 exclusive interviews : Prof Helena Legido-Quigley

Helena Legido-Quigley: “Austerity saps the ability of a health system to respond to COVID-19”

Interview on COVID-19 with Helena Legido-Quigley, Associate Professor of Global Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and at the National University of Singapore. What role has Spain played in the COVID-19 pandemic? Spain has been slow, but as equally slow as the rest of Europe. The continent lost a month that ...

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European responses to the corona crisis – Part 3 (4 April – 10 April)

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 : 10 April

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Giovanni Rezza on tackling the Covid-19 pandemic

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Professor Giovanni Rezza on tackling the Covid-19 pandemic

Tackling the Covid-19 pandemic, a scientist’s opinion We speak with Professor Giovanni Rezza, MD, Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy about the EU’s announcement of funding for research to tackle Covid-19, and current efforts to develop vaccines and antiviral drugs. How prepared was the EU for ...

Covid-19 Exclusive interview with Prof. Andrea Crisanti

Prof. Andrea Crisanti: “Active surveillance is crucial in containing the epidemic”

Interview on corona virus and what is the best approach to fight epidemic with Andrea Crisanti, professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology and director of the Department of Molecular Medicine at the University of Padua. From your experience in Italy what should have been the best approach to fight epidemic? I have been repeating since ...

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European responses to the corona crisis – Part 2 (28 March – 3 April)

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 : 3 April

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 ...