SAVE THE DATE 15th-17th April 2015 3rd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses, The Georgia Center at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA USA
This 3rd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses will retain the format and build on the success of the first two meetings held in Florida (2010) and Dublin (2013). This conference will explore the latest surveillance data, vaccination and control strategies, diagnostic techniques, experimental research data and epi-demiological and economic impact studies relating to swine, canine and other nonhuman/nonavian influenza viruses.
The conference entitled 'Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Infections: Advances in Clinical Management' took place in Tokyo, Japan, on 4-6 June 2014. Some resources from the meeting are currently available to isirv members in the members' area, and others will follow in the near future.
A summary report of the isirv AVG discussion meeting on 'clinical trial endpoints for studies of antivirals in hospitalised and at risk influenza patients' is now available here.
Dr Lance Jennings has been appointed as the isirv Chair, taking over from Dr John Watson who stood down at the isirv AGM. Full details of the isirv board members, including brief biographies, can be found in the 'about isirv' pages of the website.
Resources from the recent Options VIII conference in Cape Town, including web-casts of the plenary presentations, are available in the members area of the isirv website.
MERS-CoV: information and links to other sources of information on this evolving situation is available through the news section.
Influenza A(H7N9) in China: information and links to other sources of information is available through the news section.
The isirv journal, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses is now published in an Online Only format. No printed issue will be produced but authors will still be able to order offprints of their own articles. Further information is available here