Work of the scientific advisory board

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On 20 March, the Government Committee of the Emergency Situation convened a Scientific Advisory Board to gather and to analyse expert information for the Government Committee. Among other things, the impact of the restrictions currently in force on the prevention and control of the spread of the virus will be assessed.

Professor Irja Lutsar of the Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine of the University of Tartu was approved as head of the COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Board.

The members of the Advisory Board are:

  • Krista Fischer, Professor of Mathematical Statistics at the University of Tartu;
  • Kristi Rüütel, Research Secretary of the National Institute for Health Development;
  • Peep Talving, Chief doctor of North-Estonian Regional Hospital, Professor of Surgical Diseases at the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Tartu;
  • Pillerin Soodla, Doctor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Tartu;
  • Andres Merits, Professor and Applied Virologist at the University of Tartu.

Last updated: 21.08.2020 16:03

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