How to establish the best treatment for a new infectious disease?

The coronavirus pandemic

Duur 1:02:31 — Ma 20 april 2020

How to establish the best treatment for a new infectious disease?

Clinical microbiologist Prof Marc Bonten addresses the problems the scientific community is facing when confronted with a rapidly emerging new infectious disease.

As the spread of the virus strains health care systems all over the world, medical scientists work at historic speed to find a solution. But how do you identify the best treatment during the early phases of a pandemic? Clinical microbiologist Prof Marc Bonten (UMC Utrecht) who specialises in epidemic diseases, explains what we can learn from current research on the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.  

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