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Arctic viruses could trigger new pandemics

Threat of outbreak of microbes trapped in permafrost for millennia raised by increased Siberian shipping activity. […] Virologist Marion Koopmans of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam: “We don’t know which viruses are there in the permafrost, but I think there is a real risk that one is capable...

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WHO Consults Scientists Over Pathogens with Pandemic Potential

One Health PACT coordinator, prof. Marion Koopmans addresses the WHO consultation  The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a series of consultations with the scientific community in the beginning of 2024 aimed at building consensus about how best to identify and address the pathogens...

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One Health PACT – First update of 2024 

Annual meeting OHPACT  On Friday, December 15th, the One Health PACT annual meeting took place in Delft. The event featured presentations from the PIs representing each pillar, offering updates on completed work and outlining ongoing projects. Following this brief overview, the stage was turned...

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A species-independent lateral flow microarray immunoassay to detect WNV and USUV NS1-specific antibodies in serum

This publication is part of the project ‘Preparing for vector-borne virus outbreaks in a changing world: a One Health Approach’ (NWA.1160.1S.210) which is (partly) financed by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). Authors: Bijan Godarzi, Felicity Chandler, Anne van der Linden, Reina S. Sikkema, Erwin de...

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Recap OHP Annual Meeting December 2023

On Friday, December 15th, the One Health PACT annual meeting took place in Delft. The event featured presentations from the PIs representing each pillar, offering updates on completed work and outlining ongoing projects. Following this brief overview, the stage was turned over to the PhD candidates...

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One Health PACT Annual Meeting 2023

Programme Friday 15 December 2023 “A One Health approach makes public health sense, economic sense and common sense,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “It’s obvious that we can only protect and promote the health of humans by protecting and promoting the health of animals,...

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Vis als voedsel voor nestjongen bij Merels.

Jurrian van Irsel, Lukas de Graaf, Kevin Matson. Het broedsucces van vogels wordt in grote mate bepaald door het voedsel dat wordt aangeleverd aan de nestjongen. De kwaliteit en kwantiteit van het voedsel hangt af van de leefomgeving en klimatologische condities. Veranderingen in de leefomgeving...

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A One Health approach to predict, monitor and prevent arbovirus infections, an extensive case study from the Netherlands – Editorial

This publication is part of the project ‘Preparing for vector-borne virus outbreaks in a changing world: a One Health Approach’ (NWA.1160.1S.210) which is (partly) financed by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). Authors: Reina S. Sikkema, Maarten Schrama, Barry Rockx, Marion Koopmans This...

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