Commentary

COVID-19 and vaccinations

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin COVID-19 has become part of the normal language and narrative around the world. It has been with us for just over twelve months, but in that time has caused seismic changes to countries, populations, economies and families. The research sectors worked collaboratively to produce the vaccines …

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What are ‘germs’?

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin The word ‘germ’ is a generic term for bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi and helminths. These are collectively known as microbes. Microbes as the word indicates, are very small and can only been seen under a microscope and not all of them are bad for us, in …

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Advocacy in real time

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin Member feedback was a critical component of the EMA’s advocacy programme during the peak of the COVID-19. Advocacy can often be a slow moving process but the almost real-time feedback we were able to provide government, from the calls, emails and conversations with members, helped shape …

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