SARS-CoV-2 screening among people living in homeless shelters in Brussels, Belgium

SARS-CoV-2 screening among people living in homeless shelters in Brussels, Belgium

Michel Roland, Louisa Ben Abdelhafidh, Victoria Déom, Frank Vanbiervliet, Yves Coppieters, Judith RacapéIhttps://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0252886, June 15, 2021 | https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252886 Abstract Background Subgroups of precarious populations such as homeless people are more exposed to infection and at higher risk of developing severe

Determinants of adherence to COVID-19 measures among the Belgian population: an application of the protection motivation theory

Determinants of adherence to COVID-19 measures among the Belgian population: an application of the protection motivation theory

Joris Adriaan Frank van Loenhout, Kirsten Vanderplanken, Bénédicte Scheen, Stephan Van den Broucke & Isabelle Aujoulat Archives of Public Health, Volume 79, Article number: 74 (2021) Abstract Background Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Belgian government has implemented

Short-term impact of the COVID-19 confinement measures on health behaviours and weight gain among adults in Belgium

Short-term impact of the COVID-19 confinement measures on health behaviours and weight gain among adults in Belgium

Sabine Drieskens, Nicolas Berger, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Lydia Gisle, Elise Braekman, Rana Charafeddine, Karin De Ridder & Stefaan Demarest  Archives of Public Health Volume 79, Article number: 22 (2021)  Abstract Background In Belgium, confinement measures were introduced on the 13th of March 2020 to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). These measures

Reducing contacts to stop SARS-CoV-2 transmission during the second pandemic wave in Brussels, Belgium, August to November 2020

Reducing contacts to stop SARS-CoV-2 transmission during the second pandemic wave in Brussels, Belgium, August to November 2020

Brecht Ingelbeen, Laurène Peckeu, Marie Laga, Ilona Hendrix, Inge Neven, Marianne AB van der Sande, Esther van Kleef Eurosurveillance. Volume 26, Issue 7, 18/Feb/2021 Abstract To evaluate the effect of physical distancing and school reopening in Brussels between August and November 2020, we monitored changes in