The section of epidemiology is committed to advancing veterinary epidemiology through teaching and research. This includes designing and implementing courses in epidemiology and biostatistics at the undergraduate level and supervising research students at the postgraduate level.
We also offer advice on statistics and study design to all members of the Vetsuisse Faculty in Zurich.
COVID-19 und die besondere Lage
COVID-19 breitet sich weiter aus und der Bundesrat, die Kantonsregierung sowie die Uni-Leitung treffen Massnahmen, um die Anzahl Neuinfektionen zu begrenzen. Dies hat auch Auswirkungen auf die Tätigkeiten der Abteilung für Epidemiologie der Vetsuisse Fakultät.
Animal source of coronavirus remains unclear
An article in the nature magazine clarifies the reasoning behind the suspicion that pangolins contributed to the spread of COVID19
Conference: German - Central Asian Cooperation on Zoonotic Diseases
Paul Torgerson and Duriya Charypkhan presented at the international workshop “German – Central Asian Cooperation on Zoonotic Diseases”.
Vetsuisse Public Health Conference 2019 - Save the Date
As in previous years, the ILS (Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Zurich), the EPI (Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Zurich) and the VPHI (Veterinary Public Health Institute incl. Animal Welfare Division, Bern) are again organizing the joint “VPH Annual Conference”. This year it will be held on November 28th in Bern.
Prize Winners of the VPH Conference 2018
This years best presentation was given by Francis Muchaamba from the Institute of Food Safety and Hygiene. The best poster was presented by Ranya Özcelik from the Veterinary Public Health Institute. Congratulations!
Our Section at the UN Biodiversity Conference
Dr. Simon Rüegg gave two presentations at the UN Biodiversity Conference, investing in biodiversity for people and planet. He outlined the links between One Health and biodiversity.
Programme of the Vetsuisse Public Health Conference finalized
Ruedi Nager, Stephan Schwarz and Alex Shaw are the confirmed keynote speakers at the 2018 Vetsuisse Public Health Conference on 29 November in Zürich. The programme of presentations and posters has also been finalized.