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In three recent articles and interviews, ACELG researcher in (international) health law and public health Anniek de Ruijter discusses a range of legal aspects regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus and pandemic infections in general.

In an article in Dutch newspaper NRC, Hannah Kolfschooten and Anniek de Ruijter place the seemingly far-reaching measures by the Chinese government in a legal context:

'Denk aan rechten bij aanpak virus'

Prof. Martin McKee (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Anniek de Ruijter reflect on the potential consequences of Brexit for infectious disease control across the United Kingdom and the European Union:

'Coronavirus shows how UK must act quickly before being shut out of Europe’s health protection systems'

In an article published on the University of Amsterdam’s website, Anniek de Ruijter explains current EU and Dutch regulations concerning infectious disease control:

'Five legal questions about the coronavirus'


Dr Fred Murphy/CDC on Wikipedia.

Dr. mr. A. (Anniek) de Ruijter

Faculty of Law

Constitutional and Administrative Law

Ms H.B. (Hannah) van Kolfschooten LLM

Faculty of Law

Constitutional and Administrative Law