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Record number 401512
Title Interventions Against West Nile Virus, Rift Valley Fever Virus, and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus: Where Are We?
Author(s) Kortekaas, J.A.; Ergonul, O.; Moormann, R.J.M.
Source Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10 (2010)7. - ISSN 1530-3667 - p. 709 - 718.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0040
Department(s) CVI Virology
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) boophilus-microplus - recombinant vaccine - immune-responses - neutralizing antibodies - antiviral compounds - ribavirin therapy - oral ribavirin - saudi-arabia - efficacy - protein
Abstract ARBO-ZOONET is an international network financed by the European Commission's seventh framework program. The major goal of this initiative is capacity building for the control of emerging viral vector-borne zoonotic diseases, with a clear focus on West Nile virus, Rift Valley fever virus, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. To evaluate the status quo of control measures against these viruses, an ARBO-ZOONET meeting was held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 19 to 20 November 2009. The symposium consisted of three themes: (1) vaccines: new and existing ones; (2) antivirals: existing and new developments; and (3) antivector vaccines. In addition, a satellite workshop was held on epidemiology and diagnosis. The meeting brought together foremost international experts on the subjects from both within and without the ARBO-ZOONET consortium. This report highlights selected results from these presentations and major conclusions that emanated from the discussions held.
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