Technology & Truths: First report on #KS4Austin

The fourth Kavli Symposium on Science Journalism was held in Austin, TX on 19-21 February tackling four themes. Maxime Sainte-Marie, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Canada Research Chair on the transformations of scholarly communication at Université de Montréal, was one of the 52 participants in the event. Mr. Sainte-Marie participated in the symposium thanks to the support of the Fonds de Recherche du Québec. He shares his experiences on #KS4Austin in the article below. READ MORE

When the media gets science wrong: the deadly measles epidemic in Serbia

There is a resurgence of a once forgotten disease in the Balkans: measles. The first victim in Serbia is a 30-year-old Belgrade man who died from complications caused by measles, highlighting a crisis blamed on lower vaccination rates – and unethical media coverage.

The man was one of 1,719 cases of measles registered in Serbia since October 2017, according to a recent report from the Serbian Institute for Public Health.


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