The recent approval of the COVID-19 vaccines marks a milestone in the fight against the novel Corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). Currently, both mRNA- (BNT162b2, mRNA-1273) and vector-based vaccines (AZD1222) have received approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the European Commission (EC, EMA). Large-scale vaccination programmes are being rolled out world-wide and…

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Overcoming the barriers to dissemination and implementation of quality measures for gastrointestinal endoscopy: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and United European Gastroenterology (UEG) position statement R. Bisschops, M.D. Rutter, M. Areia, et al. European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) with support of United European Gastroenterology (UEG) have developed performance measures to assess quality in…

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On behalf of the ESGE Governing Board, please allow me to wish you and your families a very happy, healthy, and prosperous 2021.  I also wish to take this opportunity to look back on our many activities in 2020, and to share our perspectives for the upcoming year. One year ago, we announced the launch…

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