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Weekly Corona update worldwide 27 April – 3 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 27 April - 3 May 2020 New Zealand: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand claims that the country has “won the battle” against coronavirus and that there is no widespread community transmission. - NPR   Europe: While the lockdown has been [...]

May 4th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 20-26 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 20-26 April 2020 Hong Kong: With cases decreasing significantly, data seems to show that Hong Kong was able to stop a second wave of COVID-19. Regardless, the country is extending restrictions for another two weeks, preferring to take a conservative approach and [...]

April 27th, 2020|

NIEUW! ‘Hygiëne helpt’ Corona-les voor basis- en voortgezet onderwijs

Hygiëne helpt heeft een nieuwe les ontwikkeld over Corona, voor basis- en voortgezet onderwijs. Hygiëne helpt. Ook om het coronavirus terug te dringen. Maar waarom is handen wassen precies zo belangrijk? En waarom mogen we nu niet teveel naar buiten, terwijl uiteindelijk zoveel mogelijk mensen ziek "moeten" worden? In deze [...]

April 27th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 13-19 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 13-19 April 2020   China: China has seen a rise in imported COVID-19 cases from Russia, raising fear that this could instigate a second wave of cases. On April 12, China reported 108 new cases, making it the highest number of confirmed [...]

April 20th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 6 – 12 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news wordwide 6-12 April 2020 China: Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus, lifted its lockdown on Wuhan on April 8th, allowing residents to finally leave the city limits after 11 weeks of quarantine. However, the choice to end the lockdown is met with some hesitation. [...]

April 15th, 2020|

Morgen Facebook Live corona vragenuur voor jongeren van 8-14 jaar

Ben je 8 t/m 14 jaar of heb je kinderen van die leeftijd met een vraag over het #coronavirus? Ineens is er het coronavirus en moet iedereen zoveel mogelijk thuis blijven. Je gaat even niet naar school en ziet je vrienden minder. Op straat houd je 1,5 meter afstand. Maar [...]

April 7th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 30 March – 5 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news wordwide 30 March - 5 April 2020   Animals: Seven big cats at New York City’s Bronx zoo showed respiratory symptoms, and one of the tigers tested positive for COVID-19. While the zoo has been closed off to the public since March 16, [...]

April 6th, 2020|

Viruskenner masterclass in Rotterdam!

Yesterday was the Viruskenner masterclass in Rotterdam. Viruskenner participants could enrol themselves to join the mini-colleges of Viruskenner coaches. Here they got to know how it is to work in health care, how to investigate, how long it takes to develop a vaccine and they attended an interview with [...]

March 4th, 2020|

Interview Coronavirus with Dutch news channel NOS

'Most important difference from the flu is: there is no vaccine against the Corona virus' This morning Viruskenner coach Eric van Gorp was guest of radio and Dutch news channel NOS about the Corona virus in short. Click here for the interview with the NOS!

March 2nd, 2020|

Blog founder professor Eric van Gorp

Knowledge as Antivirus Knowledge as antivirus, the subtitle of the Viruskenner project is not just a phrase. The current coronavirus outbreak underlines that knowledge how to prevent infection is the cornerstone of prevention. In the Viruskenner program students learn about how to implement hygiene measures. It’s about knowledge, awareness and [...]

February 27th, 2020|

Kick-off Dutch primary school De Triangel!

We kicked-off together with primary school De Triangel. All pupils in groups 8 will dive into the world of viruses and infectious diseases in the upcoming period. What a great group and we are so impressed by how much the pupils already know! Now with the Corona virus, the kick-off [...]

February 26th, 2020|

Blog coach George!

Hi! I would like to introduce myself. I am George Sips, doctor, and I am now in the final year of the specialization training as a microbiologist at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. A physician-microbiologist is involved in the prevention, detection and treatment of infectious diseases. Infectious diseases can be caused [...]

February 26th, 2020|

Blog coach Ayat!

Hey there! I’m Ayat Abourashed, and I will be joining Viruskenner and the citizen science project as an OHPACT PhD candidate. I have always thought as myself as a teacher: I taught university-level Biology for two years and then moved to Indonesia to teach English for a year. In Indonesia, [...]

February 25th, 2020|
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