What’s behind the surge in measles cases?

What’s behind the surge in measles cases?

Measles are on the rise again. Countries across the globe are facing new outbreaks and in Belgium, Sciensano is calling on all adults to check their vaccination status and be mindful of the symptoms. What’s driving this new surge in cases? Before the first vaccines for measles hit the market…
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The impact of preventing disease morbidity on overall health outcomes | NEW PAPER

The impact of preventing disease morbidity on overall health outcomes | NEW PAPER

Our latest findings published in BMC Public Health discuss the importance of considering various outcomes, beyond just preventing severe disease and mortality, when formulating COVID-19 vaccination strategies. They highlight using quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) and inequality indicators as additional information for policymakers. In our study, we employ a mathematical transmission…
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Two vacancies for research positions

The SIMID  consortium is seeking highly motivated and skilled researchers to join our team at the University of Antwerp (CHERMID). We value diversity and recognize the strength that a multidisciplinary approach brings to our research endeavors. By becoming a member of our team, you will have the invaluable opportunity to…
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Recht van antwoord

Graag reageren we vanuit het SIMID consortium op de opmerkingen die verschenen op Twitter eind februari 2023 in verband met de COVID-19 modellen die wij ontwikkeld en toegepast hebben. Hiermee willen we enkele zaken verduidelijken en rechtzetten. Vanuit een wetenschappelijke invalshoek met peer review vatten we dit aan als woord…
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DSI website on Covid-19 research

The SIMID COVID-19 modelling team encompasses researchers from Hasselt University (CenStat, DSI) and the University of Antwerp (CHERMID, Vaxinfectio). Please find more info on the DSI website.    
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