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News about the Coronavirus pandemic

2020-03-26

There is a new web page which presents and collects sources, map links and news about the pandemic. It can be found here.

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Grant for COVID-19 research on the elderly

2020-07-04

The Swedish Research Council has decided on grants regarding the call för COVID-19 research. NEAR’s Director Laura Fratiglioni received 1.68 MSEK för her application into “Indirect damage of COVID-19 in the elderly: short-term and long-term health effects of the outbreak of the epidemic” Read more

Five leading Swedish Geriatric researchers: ‘Squeeze the Covid-19 infection back further’

2020-07-03

The Director of NEAR, Laura Fratiglioni, together with four other Geriatric researchers, demand a more active restraint of the Covid-19 virus spread in Swedish health and elderly care, in an opinion article in the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. (In Swedish.) Read the article

Laura Fratiglioni interviewed on public TV news

2020-06-26

NEAR’s director Laura Fratiglioni was interviewed in “Rapport” on Swedish public TV about the administration of morphine to elderly in case of breathing difficulties. See the interview here (in Swedish).