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Podcast - Besmet! Rijksmuseum Boerhaave - 1 February 2021

February 12, 2021

What important - and sometimes confronting - lessons did we learn from the Ebola outbreak, which was seen as a threat to the entire world? In Episode 5 Podcast - Besmet speaks with Marion Koopmans, advisor of the world health organization WHO and virologist of Erasmus MC.

We are often surprised by outbreaks of infectious diseases, here and elsewhere in the world. When we intervene, it is often already too late. And not every outbreak is the same. How do scientists determine if an outbreak becomes an epidemic? How do you deal with uncertainty and new insights? And what action do you take?

 

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