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Addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in low- and middle-income countries

During 2020, a novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), spread to almost all cou [ ... ]

Any COVID-19 vaccine must be safe, efficacious and accessible to everyone

TRIESTE, ITALY. No corners should be cut in assessing the safety and efficacy of any candidate COVID-19 vaccines. We mus [ ... ]

JensProf Jens Gutzmer is the founding director of the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology. He is professor and head of the research group in economic geology and petrology at the Department of Mineralogy, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. He is also a visiting professor at the Paleoproterozoic Mineralization Research Group (PPM) in the Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of the South African Journal of Geology and of Geochemistry. Since 2013 Jens Gutzmer is a member of the Steering Committee within the European Rare Earths Competency Network (ERECON).