Zoom Corona Round Table: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: science in the spotlight


SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: science in the spotlight An online public Round Table Tuesday 6 Oct. 2020, 13:30 – 17:30 CEST   The current pandemic and the socioeconomic measures to control it have created a lot of controversy. Governments claim that their control measures are …

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The Story behind COVID-19: Animal Diseases at the Crossroads of Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health


Article on the impacts of viruses on wildlife, livestock and human health   Prof J Godfroid and Prof N de Sadeleer published an article (special issue on Covid in the European Journal of Risk Regulation) on the zoonotic origin of COVID-19 and, generally speaking, …

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COVID-19 is an Environmental Crisis Too


The environment has all but disappeared from political discourse as the world grapples with a pandemic. COVID-19 is seems to be our “payback” for the excesses of globalisation. Where international institutions, the United Nations, and the EU have failed, the COVID-19 Coronavirus has succeeded. …

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