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Virus : corona in verleden, heden en toekomst

Ab Osterhaus (author), Bram Palache (author)
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Virus : corona in verleden, heden en toekomst

Virussen zijn onderdeel van ons dagelijks leven, dat is voor velen van ons een nieuwe werkelijkheid. Ab Osterhaus en Bram Palache geven in Virus antwoord op vragen rondom het coronavirus: Waarom is dit geen gewoon griepje? Waarom hebben sommige mensen wel en andere geen tot weinig symptomen? Ben je besmettelijk zonder symptomen? Wat zijn de langetermijneffecten? Zijn mondkapjes wel of nie
Title
Virus : corona in verleden, heden en toekomst
Author
Ab Osterhaus Bram Palache
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij De Arbeiderspers, © 2020
95 p.
ISBN
9789029543743 (paperback)

About Ab Osterhaus

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Albertus Dominicus Marcellinus Erasmus "Ab" Osterhaus (born 2 June 1948) is a leading Dutch virologist and influenza expert. An Emeritus Professor of Virology at Erasmus University Rotterdam since 1993, Osterhaus is known throughout the world for his work on SARS and H5N1, the pathogen that causes avian influenza.

Life

Osterhaus was born into a Roman Catholic family of seven and grew up in Slotermeer, Amsterdam. From 1967 onwards he studied veterinary medicine at Utrecht University and graduated cum laude in 1974. He received his PhD degree in 1978 at the same university for a dissertation entitled "Feline infectious peritonitis: identification, propagation and epidemiology".

He fulfilled several positions in his 16-year career at the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in Bilthoven, the last of which was head of the laboratory for Immunobiology. During that period he was also a p…Read more on Wikipedia