Scientists remain vigilant for new Covid-19 variants while improving the ability to predict complications

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission’s Horizon, the EU Research and Innovation Magazine. Everyone, it seems, is more than ready to move on from Covid-19, but virus experts say it’s still too early for us to lower our guard. That’s because the pandemic, they insist, is far from over. Indeed, […]

European Health Union: Commission secures agreement with BioNTech-Pfizer on the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission, acting with and on behalf of EU Member States through the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA), and vaccine developers BioNTech-Pfizer, have reached an agreement to better address Member States’ assessment of evolving needs for COVID-19 vaccines. The amendment […]

Pandemics of the Past and the Uncertain Road Ahead

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr. Amity Gumber. Public Health, Professional as a niche in Health Policy analysis from India. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The European Sting’s one. Throughout history, humanity has faced numerous […]

The Mental Health of Healthcare Workers in COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sadia Khalid, early-stage researcher (ESRs), medical writer and specialist at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia. 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 writers and do […]

Burnout in Healthcare Workers After the COVID-19 Crisis: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Mary AlMadani, a 5th-year medical student at Mutah University, Jordan. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

From smallpox to COVID: the medical inventions that have seen off infectious diseases over the past century

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrea Willige, Senior Writer, Forum Agenda When in 1897, HG Wells made his Martian invaders in The War of the Worlds succumb to Earthly bacteria, scientists had only just identified the cause of what would become known as the […]

After COVID crisis: Burnout in Healthcare Workers

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Laila Kazem, a fifth year medical student from Kuwait, currently studying at Kuwait University. 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 writers and do not necessarily […]

Burnout in healthcare workers post COVID crisis

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Anthony Collins, a fourth year Medical Student from UWI Mona in Kingston, Jamaica. He 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Broken health systems broke healthcare workers, not COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Alexander Chu, a fourth-year medical student at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. He 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 writers and […]

After COVID crisis: Burnout in Healthcare Workers

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Aimen Rabbani, a 23-year-old medical student, enrolled in Quaid e Azam Medical college, Pakistan. 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 writers and do not necessarily […]

TB prevention and management post-COVID-19 – how to protect the vulnerable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Prakash Tyagi, Founder-Director, GRAVIS Hospital; Executive Director, GRAVIS Every day, about 4,400 people worldwide die from Tuberculosis (TB) and about 30,000 people become ill from this disease, which is both preventable and curable. Clearly, TB continues to be a […]

COVID-19: Ways to combine Evidence-Based Medicine and the humanization of the doctor-patient relationship

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Vinícius Carvalho de Oliveira, a 7th period medical student at Faculdade Atenas, in Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He 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 writers […]

COVID-19: Global Impacts and Next Steps

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sophia Cavalcante Mitidieri and Victória de Andrade Santos, a first and fourth-year medical students, respectively, from Universidade Tiradentes, Aracaju-SE, Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

COVID-19: The biggest lesson of twenty-first Century

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Sharif Mohammad Sadat is a fourth year medical student currently studying in Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka. He 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 writers and do […]

COVID isn’t going anywhere, neither should our efforts to increase responsible access to data

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrew J. Zahuranec, Research Fellow, The GovLab, Hannah Chafetz, Research Fellow, The GovLab, Dr Stefaan Verhulst, Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer, The GovLab Three years and an estimated 16 million deaths later, public interest in the COVID-19 […]

COVID-19: review, impact, and next steps

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Dr. Shampa Gupta, Ms. Shreya Nandan and Dr. Kartikeya Ojha, Global Health advocates. They are 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

Pandemics of COVID-19 and Systemic Racism: Lessons and strategies for future

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Sadia Khalid, early-stage researcher (ESRs) and specialist at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia. 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 writers and do not necessarily […]

Covid-19 implications: history, cooperation and science  

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Renato Rubia Garcia, a second-year medical student currently studying at the Statal University of Londrina, in Brazil. He 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 writers and […]

Covid-19: the scourge of God

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Nicolas Cardoso Lauxen, a first year Brazilian medical student at Universidade da Região de Joinville (Univille). He 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 writers and do […]

COVID-19: Resilient and programmed to survive

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Mohammad Iyad AL-Darawsheh, a medical student from Jordan. He 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, […]

Memory and cognition involvement for SARS-COV-2 infection

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Gabriela de Mattos Laube and Ms. Mariana Dias Lopes Barud, two fourth year medical students currently studying in Medical Sciencies College of São José dos Campos – Humanitas. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The […]

COVID-19 and the Heart: Cardiovascular Risks and Outcomes

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maria Defante, a Medicine student and researcher at UniRedentor in Brazl. 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 writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

COVID-19: review, impact and next steps  

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Kengo Nathan Ezie, a 4th year medical student at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (FMBS) Garoua, Cameroon. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

The effect of COVID-19 on Brazilian society

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Karolyna de Oliveira Ramos, a first-year medical student at the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Pernambucana, Brazil. 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 […]

The mysterious coronavirus-related pneumonia COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Isabelle Karolinne Bispo Andrade and Ana Lavinia Siqueira França Gomes Silva, two second year medical students from  Universidade Tiradentes, Aracaju-SE, Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece […]

The impacts of facing the neurological impacts after COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Isaac Lohan Matos Vieira and Ms. Lorena Sheila Alves de Oliveira, two medical students from Universidade Tiradentes, Aracaju – SE, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Fungal co-infections associated with COVID-19: cryptococcosis, mucormycosis, candidiasis and aspergillosis

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Irene Gómez Oropeza is a fourth-year medical student at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla in San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

Medical education next steps after COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Hassler Stefan Macías Sánchez, a fourth-year medical student at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla in San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, México. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

How does globalization impact and save the world of COVID-19?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Maria Tereza Trindade Teixeira and Flávia Gabriela Tojal Hora, two second-year medical students at the Universidade Tiradentes, Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers […]

COVID-19: Effects of cognitive impairment and its impacts on society

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Daniella Thomé Campagnolli, a 22 year old medical student was born in Campinas, Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and do not necessarily […]

From the past, present and future of COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Caroline Gouveia Borba e Souza and Ms. Ludiane Matos Garcia Sampaio, second year medical students from Universidade Tiradentes, Aracaju-SE, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

The perception of primary healthcare professionals in front of uncertainty about the new COVID-19 infections

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Camila Melo de Freita, a medical student from Faculdade Pitágoras de Eunápolis (2018-2024), graduated in Business Administration from Faculdade Ruy Barbosa – FRB (2015), Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in […]

COVID-19: perspectives on the immeasurable challenge of the 21st century

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ana Alice Soares Orçay, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Santo Amaro (UNISA), in São Paulo, Brazil. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the […]