Young people can’t contract the coronavirus. Military helicopters can kill it with pesticides. Onions in the house can ward it off. These are just some of the myths circulating around Central Europe since the start of the pandemic. And, like the coronavirus itself, misinformation has only continued to spread as time wears on. To help separate fact from fiction, initiatives have cropped up in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia.Continue Reading

Western countries were unsettled last fall when Turkey began sending captured Islamic State militants back to Europe. However, many European prisons already have some experience with jihadists, and Czech experts have provided them with specialized know-how. An online teaching platform put together by engineers and scientists at the Czech Technical University in Prague is recognized by the European Commission as one of the main tools in the fight against radicalization.Continue Reading