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 of the FPS Public Health.

Press releases and news

E.g., 22/01/2021
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Published on: 24-7-2018

Transmissions from latent Ebola virus infections are rare. However, new findings highlight the importance of close surveillance once countries are declared Ebola-free.

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 16-7-2018

Belgians lose on average 73 days due to disability or premature mortality.

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 1-6-2018

7th of June 2018, the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) launches the European drug report 2018. Therefore, our drug expert dr. Lies Gremeaux, won’t be... Read more

Associated health topics: Amphetamines, Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin, MDMA or ecstasy
Published on: 29-5-2018

Scientists from Sciensano have joined the European Network of Vaccine Adjuvants (ENOVA), which brings together European experts and stakeholders working in different... Read more

Published on: 9-5-2018

New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in... Read more

Published on: 3-5-2017

On May 2nd 2017, as part of a day dedicated to Belgium, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, visited the premises of the future Belgian Health Institute. Named ‘... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring

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