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., 20/10/2021
E.g., 20/10/2021
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: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
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
Published on: 2-8-2019

Sciensano, the Belgian institute for health, successfully completed a study on avian influenza at the end of July 2019.

Associated health topics: Avian influenza
Published on: 26-6-2019

A new study by the Belgian institute for health Sciensano estimates the annual cost of acute gastroenteritis for the Belgian economy at an amount comprised between 210 million and one billion... Read more

Associated health topics: Food-borne illness

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