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የኢትዮጵያ ሳይንስ አካዳሚ ዜና መጽሔት

ይህ የዜና መጽሔት አካዳሚው ካሁን በፊት በየሦስት ወሩ በእንግሊዝኛ ቋንቋ እያዘጋጀ ሲያሰራጭ የነበረው EAS Update ቀጣይ ነው፡፡ በአማርኛ ቋንቋ እንዲዘጋጅ እና በኮቪድ-19 ላይ እንዲያተኩር የተደረገውም በዓለማችንና በአገራችን በከፍተኛ ደረጃ እየተስፋፋና ጉዳት እያስከተለ ያለውን ወረርሽኝ በሚመለከት ጠቃሚ መረጃዎችን ለሕብረተሰቡ በስፋት ለማስተላለፍ በማሰብ ነው፡፡ ይህ ደግሞ አካዳሚው በአሁኑ ወቅት አገራችንን ከኮቪድ-19 ወረርሽኝ ለመታደግ ትኩረት ሰጥቶ መንቀሳቀስ እንደሚገባ ካለው እምነት የመነጨ ነው፡፡

Finding the Balance: Public Health and Social Measures in Ethiopia.

The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences is collaborating with the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS), which itself is collaborating with a group called Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) in response to the current coronavirus pandemic. Through this collaboration, EAS and other African academies are disseminating the RTSL reports and briefs. These briefs include timely data and information on non-pharmacological approaches to flattening the COVID-19 curve. The EAS is hereby sharing the reports and briefs for possible policy input and the data to help in making policy decisions.  

Please click here to read the report: Finding the Balance: Public Health and Social Measures in Ethiopia.

በኢትዮጵያ ሳይንስ አካዳሚ ስለኮቪድ-19 ወረርሽኝ የተዘጋጀውን ዝርዝር መረጃ ለማግኘት ሊንኩን ይጫኑ

  • Development of an inactivated vaccine candidate for SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19: Channels of transmission to food and agriculture

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect food systems? The report by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations assesses selected channels of transmission and the impacts of agricultural factor markets, trade and final demand.  Click on the link to read the full report

Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2)

Country experiences with COVID-19 show that not every case of the virus will be documented. However, undocumented but infectious cases play a role in the spread of the pandemic. By taking the case of China, this paper explores how undocumented cases facilitate rapid spread of the virus:

Persistence of corona viruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents

In response to the corona-virus pandemic, countries are putting in place social distancing and lockdown measures to contain the spread of the virus. How effective is social distancing and what is the interplay between age, contact patterns, social distancing, susceptibility to infection, and COVID-19 dynamics? This study explores these questions through contact surveys data analysis for Wuhan and Shanghai before and during the outbreak. Read more by following the link below:

The Network of African Science Academies’ statement on COVID-19 in Africa

The pandemic COVID19 and measures to contain it’s spread is dramatically impacting the global economy. This paper provides preliminary insights on the potential effects of the COVID19 on economic growth and welfare in Ethiopia.

NAS panel discussion on COVID-19

During its 157th Annual Meeting, the National Academy of Sciences (USA) held a special session on COVID-19. The event featured a diverse panel of experts and discussions on the latest evidence on diagnostic, treatment and vaccine development.  Click here to watch the full discussion