De combinatie van een hete zomer en de COVID-19 pandemie leiden tot meer problemen dan gedacht
The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak is officially a pandemic. But history has taught us that it is precisely at those moments that mankind comes up with creative solutions. Innovation Origins reports about this every day in the Dossier Covid-19.
Each week, Jelmer Visser analyzes the spread of the corona pandemic across Europe for Innovation Origins. Today: What we can learn from a regional approach.
The vaccine against COVID-19 is designed to enter the cells via the same route as the virus - and thereby activate the immune system.
A new algorithm reduces the need for standard coronatests in hospitals and increases the efficiency of care.
The German Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI) is confident that a vaccine against the novel SARS CoV-2 coronavirus could be available by the end of 2020.
The summer corona wave now threatens almost every country in Europe. August promises to become a covid-intensive month.
According to the German scientists, the handy device based on graphene oxide can be used in practice as early as the beginning of next year.
Study: existing tuberculosis vaccine is safe, stimulates the immune system, and may also be effective against COVID-19
The data show "a cautiously positive picture", with a lower number of patients among the vaccinated group, as well as less fatigue symptoms.
With a microbiological air sampler, the researcher can measure the air in the room after someone has talked, coughed or sneezed
The aim of the scientists is not only to make the SARS-CoV-2 virus made understandable for non-scientists in a playful way and also bundles international research results.
Data journalist Jelmer Visser closely follows the developments surrounding the coronavirus. Are we seeing exponential growth again today?
"Together, we have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients at this time of great need."
An international team of researchers was able to show that an endogenous protein can prevent the Sars-Cov-2 virus from fusing with the body's cells and infecting them.
Is the second corona wave as bad as the first or is Europe managing to limit its impact with smart measures? Data journalist Jelmer Visser continues to follow developments closely.
The availability of fresh foods such as vegetables, dairy and fish that are the key to a healthy diet is decreasing.
Dutch University hospital Radboudumc finds genetic mutation as a reason for lack of defense against corona
"The virus can just take its course because TLR7, which is supposed to identify the intruder and then activate the defense, is hardly present."
The outbreak of COVID-19 among employees of a large German meat processor was not due to their cramped poor housing conditions, but due to the environmental conditions in the abattoir.
Measures such as washing your hands, wearing a face mask and social distancing can contribute significantly to preventing the spread of corona.
Researchers from Munich and Ulm have shown how the novel coronavirus suppresses the immune response by disabling protein expression in the ribosomes.
The summer holidays have definitively begun. Something we have been looking forward to after an eventful six months. But the coronavirus has not taken a vacation at all.