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A study on ‘vaccine hesitancy’ in Belgium could boost the effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccination campaign

In a new study, researchers at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp investigate the reason why people are reluctant to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.

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Online event: Citizen Science & Science Communication

On November 16th, FWO, the Royal Flemish Academy, Scivil and the Flemish Young Academy will combine three events into one online event on citizen science and science communication. Register here for this free event.

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Belgian scientists find link between climate change and the emergence of new pathogens

While all eyes are on COVID-19, a virus that only reached humans some 18 months ago, microbes thousands of years old are lying dormant around the world. These are at least as harmful and at least as difficult to combat - and leishmaniasis is one of them.

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