WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza (VIDRL)
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11th AUSTRALIAN INFLUENZA SYMPOSIUM 2015
With a major theme of avian-animal influenza viruses and zoonotic infections, several talks were presented on the spread and investigation of avian and animal influenzas indifferent parts of the world, including USA, China and South Asia. A roundtable discussion also considered the potential threat of zoonotic infections and the surveillance systems in place to detect potential pandemic viruses in birds and animals. A variety of other themes were also explored in other presentations, including surveillance in the American Tropics, vaccination policies, epidemiological studies, influenza biology, antiviral drugs and vaccines, computer models of infection, and surveillance systems.
We would like to thank everyone who attended the Symposium, with special thanks to our invited speakers:
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