More than 500 neurologists and other physicians from Moscow and more than 25 regions of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan attended the international conference “Multidisciplinary strategies to prevent and combat brain diseases” in Moscow.
The new Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has drastically changed the world as we know it. Every aspect of our lives has been modified to adapt ourselves and to prevent the spread of this novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 279 722 confirmed cases have been reported worldwide with more than 72 616 deaths (as of 7 April 2020). Africa is the least affected region (10,260 confirmed cases and 492 deaths). However, this number may be underestimated and is continuing to rise relentlessly. Thus, Africa is facing the biggest challenge of the 21st century: making health as a priority. Scientific societies, national and international health authorities have to work together to strengthen the fight against SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.
This year the eight edition of the conference entitled "Recent Advances in Clinical and Experimental Research on Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disorders" was held as usually in Bressanone, Italy. The event, which took place from 22 to 24 January, represents an interesting unique in the Italian panorama, starting from the choice to use English as the official language up to the calibre of the speakers.
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