The cycling group ‘The Climbing Régâhs’ from The Hague organized a cycle tour in Pijnacker to raise money for the Juliana Children Hospital in The Hague, one of the largest pediatric hospitals in The Netherlands. This year was supposed to be the 11th time that the team would ride the Alpe d’Huzes to raise money. Due to the Coronavirus, this event, along with other planned … Continue reading “Our ride against cancer”
The Amersfoort high school hasn’t even been open for two full weeks or the first cases of the virus are present. On the weekend of 13 September the school found out that multiple teachers have been infected with the corona virus. Over a span of two days, two teachers have been tested positive and three more are waiting at home until they can get tested. … Continue reading “Corona strikes at Amersfoort high school”
Video by Lena Knaus and Lea Dillmann One year ago: Kitesurfer Francisca Meijer just started her surf trip. Then the 26-years-old injured herself and her whole sports carrier crashed. We asked ourselves: How do professional athletes fight back after an accident? Get to know the whole story of Francisca and the perspective of physiotherapist Jared Miller. Continue reading How does a professional athlete fight back after an accident?
The country’s inflexible legislation poses unexpected obstacles for the Finnish government to deal with the coronavirus outbreak as swiftly as perhaps desired. Already when the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Finland were shy of 400, the government took firm measures to close all schools, universities, gyms, libraries and other public buildings. It seemed as though the Finnish government was going to tackle the outbreak with … Continue reading Finnish Government’s hands tied due to rigid legislation
Impressions from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport following Europe’s travel bans and lock down implementations. Photos and text by Veronica Kontopoulou It is not business as usual at Schiphol Airport this Sunday evening. Many of the travelers, have had to battle through a multitude of flight cancellations to return to their home country. The COVID-19 outbreak is visible everywhere; in the red and white tapes restricting passengers … Continue reading “11 years at the airport and I have never seen anything like this”
Amsterdam – It was no ordinary 22nd birthday for Eva Yong, who just finished her bachelor in pedagogy. Her mom is a GP and her dad works for Cordaid, and on the 19th of March, they both found out that they have Corona. A story by Malijn Pieterse Eva’s door with her birthday cake in front. Photo by Eva’s nephew. How are you feeling? “I … Continue reading “On my 22nd birthday, I heard that both of my parents have the COVID-19 virus”
Several pharmacists in the Dutch capital are in lack of face mask because of coronavirus. Now they are waiting weeks for new deliveries. Text: Iben Schmidt | Photo: Iben Schmidt Amsterdam – After the coronavirus disease broke out in South China, face masks all over the world have been selling out. Amsterdam seems to be no exception. Dam Apotheek in the center of Amsterdam taped … Continue reading Fear of coronavirus affects Amsterdam pharmacies
Transparency will be vital in the prevention of a Corona outbreak in Europe, says Eline Verheij, an assistant virus researcher at Wageningen Bioveterinary Research. Continue reading “The problem is that we hardly know anything about COVID-19”