June 2020

Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Virology Petros Karayiannis has been appointed by the Minister of Health to the Advisory Committee on the coronavirus.  Furthermore, Professor Karayiannis is one of the spokespeople of the Ministry for raising public awareness.  His vast experience in the field of virology is invaluable, and his appearances on TV, radio, press and social media have become daily routine.

Dr Annalisa Quattrocchi, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, is working with the epidemiological team at the Ministry of Health.  Dr Quattrocchi is part of a team which assists with the data cleansing and analysis for coronavirus and prepares official epidemiological reports and presentations for the public.

In addition, faculty members were interviewed several times by TV and radio stations as well as newspapers: Prof Stavros Malas, Prof Dimitris Drikakis, Dr Ourania Kolokotroni, Dr Anastasis Sioftanos, Dr Alexandros Heraclides, Dr Maria Cecilia Mosquera and Dr Alexia Papageorgiou.