Press Corner

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.

The latest news items about the coronavirus Covid-19 can be found on the website www.info-coronavirus.be of the FPS Public Health.

Press releases and news

E.g., 30/10/2020
E.g., 30/10/2020
Published on: 2-1-2020

Sciensano acquired a BELAC accreditation in July 2019 to use Next Generation Sequencing (... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 11-12-2019

If we lived in a world free of tobacco, the life expectancy of Belgian would increase by 2 years. This appears from a new study by Sciensano, the Belgian institute for health. Despite the... Read more

Associated health topics: Lifestyle risk factors
Published on: 18-11-2019

November 18th marks the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, a day in which the sensible use of antibiotics is highlighted. The ... Read more

Associated health topics: Antibiotic resistance
Published on: 29-10-2019

Nowadays, technology makes it easier  to test your DNA, but it brings up ethical questions: What do I want to know about my DNA? What if my... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and environment
Published on: 21-10-2019

The number of hospital-associated bloodstream infections remains stable since 2013 in Belgian hospitals. However, there are variations between hospitals. This according to research from Sciensano... Read more

Associated health topics: Bloodstream infections
Published on: 5-9-2019

Says a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, conducted by, among others, Lorenzo Subissi (Sciensano).

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring

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