The media relations team is Sciensano's official voice towards the media. It communicates about Sciensano’s research outcomes and expert advice, organises press events and issues press material. For topical information on public health issues, consult the fact sheets in the Your Health section. If you are a journalist and you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact Sciensano’s media relations team.
Press releases and news
Sciensano is the Belgian national reference laboratory for African Swine Fever (ASF).
Transmissions from latent Ebola virus infections are rare. However, new findings highlight the importance of close surveillance once countries are declared Ebola-free.
Belgians lose on average 73 days due to disability or premature mortality.