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 and Covid-19 can be found on the website of the FPS Public Health.

Press releases and news

E.g., 14/07/2024
E.g., 14/07/2024
Published on: 6-5-2021

In a new scientific opinion, the European Food Safety Authority states that it can no longer consider titanium dioxide as a safe additive.

Associated health topics: Food consumption and food safety
Published on: 29-4-2021

Healthcare providers and caregivers still experience symptoms of chronic stress to a large to very large extend after one year of the corona crisis. This persistent stress has a negative impact on... Read more

Associated health topics: Coronavirus
Published on: 28-4-2021

Micro- and nanoplastics (MNPs) are everywhere in the environment and are part of our daily lives. They are in the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe,... Read more

Published on: 30-3-2021

From December 2020 to Januari 2021, 12.4% of the pupils and 14.8% of the school staff in primary school and in the first grade of secondary education in Belgium had antibodies against the... Read more

Associated health topics: SARS-CoV-2
Published on: 25-3-2021

Due to the current epidemiological situation, the Hospital & Transport Surge Capacity committee has asked hospitals to report their numbers to Sciensano again on a... Read more

Associated health topics: Coronavirus
Published on: 19-3-2021

The “Hospital & Transport Surge Capacity” committee has decided that as from Saturday 20 March 2021, hospitals will no longer have to send their ... Read more

Associated health topics: Coronavirus

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