Semmelweis University is constantly monitoring the international and domestic situation of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and is taking necessary measures within the university. A Semmelweis Epidemiological Operational Board was set up by the Rector in order to most efficiently carry out the necessary steps. If you have not found the professional answer to your question, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and our colleagues will get back to you withing 24 hours.
General information on COVID-19
2020. September 15.
A compilation of the most frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 gives guidance regarding symptoms and testing.
Coronavirus may easily and quickly be detected in saliva
2020. September 11.
The Department of Oral Biology are working on the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in saliva in collaboration with other university departments.
“The epidemic cannot be defeated without cooperation” – COVID-19 Symposium
2020. September 4.
After the Rector's opening speech Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab, Deputy Director-General of WHO held a presentation on the current pandemic.
FINA Magazine features H-UNCOVER and the screening of Hungarian athletes
2020. August 14.
In his article Dr. Béla Merkely gives a detailed account of the screening and preparation of athletes during the epidemiological emergency.
Coronavirus: increasing ratio of infection among under 40
2020. August 11.
The number of infections is decreasing among the population aged 60 and over, however it is increasing among people under the age of 40.
Coronavirus: People returning from abroad can get tested for a fee at Semmelweis University labs
2020. July 31.
Semmelweis University has been designated an official lab where people can get tested from August 1.
Coronavirus: new measures at the university due to the increasing number of cases abroad
2020. July 9.
Ban on visiting clinical departments and free PCR testing for employees returning home from abroad are ordered by the Rector.
H-UNCOVER results: 56,000 people estimated to have had prior exposure to coronavirus through end of the study
2020. July 1.
Both the overall active infection rate and the prevalence of prior exposure were low at the time of the “reopening.”
Protein discovered in connection with prostate cancer plays key role in the pathophysiology of coronavirus
2020. June 25.
A scientific summary was published by the Department of Urology on the uro-oncological aspects of the coronavirus.
Mother diagnosed with COVID-19 gives birth to baby at Semmelweis University
2020. June 23.
The first caesarean section performed on woman with COVID-19 infection performed at Semmelweis University
Ban on institutional visits is partially lifted at Semmelweis University
2020. June 15.
Some departments remain closed to visitors, the directors of other departments may grant individual permissions.
“It is an experience of a lifetime for many of us” – Dr. Bánk Fenyves
2020. June 9.
Candidate in emergency medicine at the Department of Emergency Care talks about the new tasks of the department during the epidemic
Semmelweis University in charge of epidemiological security at Hungarian Grand Prix
2020. June 6.
The Hungarian Grand Prix will be organized behind closed gates under strict security measures.
“Everyone has learnt to adapt to the new situation” – Győző Lehoczky
2020. June 1.
The coronavirus has brought new duties in the life of the staff of the Central Dispatcher and Patrol Services.