COVID-19 Publications


Sep, 2021

Early Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on Pediatric Clinical Research: A Pan-European and Canadian Snapshot in Time


Authors: O L. Mantha, F. Flamein, M. Turner, R. M. Fernandes, R. Hankard, the Network of National Networks Study Group

Published in: The Journal od Pediatrics



The article is meant to capture the early effects of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on pediatric clinical research.

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Sep, 2021

c4c podcast: The best kept secret of science communication


The conect4children (c4c) project has recently released their third podcast, The best kept secret of science communication. This podcast, with speakers Claudio Fracasso and Lindesyt Hunter, the leads of the c4c communication, dissemination, exploitation and impact assessment working group, focuses on the importance of science communication, how it should be done to be effective and how to overcome the challenge of fake news, and its importance and central role in c4c.

You can listen directly to the podcast here.


Sep, 2021

Pediatric Vaccines and Vaccinations: A European Textbook available now


The second edition of Pediatric Vaccines and Vaccinations: A European Textbook, is now available for purchase! Included in this second edition is a new chapter covering COVID-19 vaccines.

Written by leading European experts, the textbook serves as a guide on vaccines and vaccinations in infants, children and adolescents. It aims to provide essential information on the current vaccines used in childhood immunization programs across Europe. Childhood and adolescent vaccine schedules, maternal and neonatal immunization and the safety of vaccines are covered in the first part of the book while the second part focuses on viral and bacterial vaccines. Other topics covered include pediatric travel vaccines, vaccines in the pipeline and the European registration process.

While this book is intended to be a reference textbook and will help with the standardization of information on vaccines and immunization programs in the WHO European Region, editors Timo Vesikari and Pierre van Damme state “

The textbook is available for purchase from the Springer website


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