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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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NEAR Scientific Workshop on Zoom, 23 of September

2020-09-08

We are happy to announce that NEAR will hold its second workshop 23d of September online. You are more than welcome to participate! Link to Zoom meeting: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/62280692747   Welcome to the second NEAR Workshop, at 13:00–15:00 Chair:Debora Rizzuto, NEAR Scientific Coordinator, Assistant professor in epidemiology   13:00–13:15 Welcome and update Laura Fratiglioni, Professor at KI, […]

Ingmar Skoog critizises the Coronavirus recommendations for 70+ individuals in Sweden

2020-09-01

The NEAR steering group member Ingmar Skoog, Gothenburg University, criticizes the maintained recommendations for 70+ individuals in Sweden, put forward by the Swedish public health authority. He opines that those showing no symptoms should be allowed to live by the same rules as the rest of the population, i.e. wash hands and keep distance. See […]

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