Robert Koch Institute

From Wikispooks
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Group.png Robert Koch Institute  
(National public health agencyWebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
AbbreviationRKI
Formation1891
HeadquartersBerlin, Germany
InterestsPandemic/Preparation
Interest ofReiner Fuellmich
Sponsored byBill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Membership• Lothar Heinz Wieler (President)
• Lars Schaade (Vice President)
• Christian Drosten (Epidemiologist)
Federal agency charged with preventing disease outbreaks

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is a German federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention. It is located in Berlin and Wernigerode. As an upper federal agency, it is subordinate to the Federal Ministry of Health.


 

Related Quotations

PageQuoteAuthorDate
RNA Vaccine“[...] also people will die in temporal connection with the vaccination. Then it is extremely important to find out whether the reason was the vaccination or another underlying disease. Because we will vaccinate the high-risk groups at the beginning. These are precisely the old and very old people, who of course also have a higher risk of dying, simply because they have already reached an advanced age.”Lothar Wieler5 December 2020
RNA Vaccine“So, we all assume that vaccines will be approved next year. We don't know exactly how they work, how well they work, what they do, but I am very optimistic that there will be vaccines, yes.”Lothar Wieler14 October 2020

 

EventDescription
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationVery influential and rich foundation established to take leadership of global health.


References


57px-Notepad icon.png This is a page stub. Please add to it.