Health and disease prevention

How do epidemics affect France?

After Ebola in Africa this past summer, a new mortal spreading virus appeared in South America : the Zika virus. A lot of epidemics also...Read More »


Science and research in Germany

Princeton, Stanford, Harvard, NIH – those are the big names when it comes to scientific research.Today, the whole world looks to the United States when trying to find answers to the most pressing scientific questions. Whether it is NASA for astronomy, Silicon Valley for the IT...Read More »


Brazil and the chaos in public health

Right now, Brazil has been experiencing a Zika virus outbreak, and the whole country mobilized to fight against the mosquito that transmits the disease.

In January 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) said the virus was likely to spread throughout most of the Americas by the...Read More »


Switerland and the Zika virus

Switzerland has encountered first confronations with the ZIKA virus, as two Swiss travellers were infected during their visit abroad. However, those travellers were treated immediately – therefore preventing the spread of the virus. As you may (or may not) know, the virus does not only spread over mosquito bites, but also through...Read More »


Health and disease prevention: an American insight

As for the rest of the world, health is a crucial concern for the United States. Epidemics, diseases, viruses, and pollution are difficult issues to handle at the same time, but the United States also brings help to other countries,...Read More »