Coronavírus SUS – Brazil’s official app for clear communication

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Rachel Mendes, a 20-year old Brazilian medical student in her second year of graduation. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

COVID-19: Member states need to harmonise health assessments and measures

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Virus might stay active for several months, until an efficient and safe vaccine is supplied Common definition needed for a positive COVID-19 case, for a death by COVID-19 and for recovery from infection Influenza season likely to increase the number of people who should […]

European Commission secures EU access to Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Yesterday, the European Commission has signed a contract with the pharmaceutical company Gilead to secure treatment doses of Veklury, the brand name for Remdesivir. Veklury was the first medicine authorised at EU level for treatment of COVID-19. As from early August onwards, and in […]

COVID-19 will hit the developing world’s cities hardest. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, Founder, SecDev Group and Igarapé Institute & Richard Florida, Professor of Business and Creativity, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto The world’s poorest cities aggregate factors that facilitate the spread of COVID-19 easier […]

All at sea during COVID-19 lockdown? Try these sailor survival tips

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Brandon, Freelance journalist, We asked two senior mariners for advice on keeping spirits up during lockdown. Here’s what they had to say about managing crews, maintaining morale and keeping boredom at bay. Lockdown will be a tough […]