Dr Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit

M.D. - Head Department of Arbovirology

Dr Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit is the Deputy Head of the WHO collaborating Centre for Arbovirus and Haemorrhagic Fever Reference and Research at Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg. He is one of the most requested virologists in Germany when it comes to an assessment of the current coronavirus situation.

University of Hamburg

The University of Hamburg (German: Universität Hamburg) is a university in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded on 1 April 1919 by Wilhelm Stern and others. It grew out of the previous Allgemeines Vorlesungswesen and the Kolonialinstitut (Colonial Institute) as well as the Akademisches Gymnasium. There are around 38,000 students as of the start of 2006. In spite of its relatively short history, 6 Nobel Prize Winners and serials of scholars are affiliated to the University.