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Why it is important to integrate the social sciences in AMR ? – Podcast by Sonar-Global
This special Sonar-Global Epicast about antimicrobial resistance is a follow-up on the Sonar-Global Special-SOC AMR curriculum development meeting held in October 2019 in Amsterdam.
Chloroquine self-medication for the coronavirus: warning
In a video that circulated on social networks from 26 February 2020, Professor Didier Raoult, virologist at the Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire Méditerranée-Infections de Marseille, announced that chloroquine could cure COVID-19 and ensure the "endgame" of the pandemic.
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The social dimensions of the Coronavirus outbreak – Podcast by Sonar-Global
Epicast is a podcast series about epidemics from Sonar-Global. The aim of this podcast is to explore the social dimensions of infectious diseases outbreaks so that we can get better at controlling them. For this first episode, we will be focusing on the Coronavirus outbreak.
COVID-19 Forum: Introduction
COVID-19 Forum brings together seventeen anthropologists and historians in an effort to share ideas, analytical frameworks and concerns about the ongoing epidemic from interdisciplinary perspectives.
The Unknown Unknowns: Diagnosing the New Coronavirus
As countries across the world struggle to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, rapid and accurate diagnosis has rarely been so important.
Coronavirus outbreak: WHO expert says countries must shift mindset to virus preparedness
Countries around the world need to shift their mindset to preparing for an outbreak of the novel coronavirus and be ready to respond rapidly when it arrives, a top World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Tuesday.
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New data from China buttress fears about high coronavirus fatality rate, WHO expert says
One of the hopes of people watching China’s coronavirus outbreak was that the alarming picture of its lethality is probably exaggerated because a lot of mild cases are likely being missed.
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From Italy: anthropological reflections on coronavirus COVID-19
Hallo, my name is Roberta Raffaetà and I am an anthropologist working at the Free Uni of Bolzano in Italy. I would like to share with you some thoughts I am having in these days about coronavirus by witnessing what is happening here in Italy and also inspired by my current research on how scientists produce knowledge about microbes.
How political sciences can play a role in infectious outbreaks? – Coronavirus example
A note on language
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No
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