U.S.-Japan cooperative medical sciences program: 22nd International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim

Kristina T. Lu, Takuya Yamamoto, David McDonald, Wei Li, Marissa Tan, Meng Ling Moi, Eun Chung Park, Kumiko Yoshimatsu, Marie Ricciardone, Allan Hildesheim, Yukari Totsuka, Asuka Nanbo, Opass Putcharoen, Gompol Suwanpimolkul, Watsamon Jantarabenjakul, Leilani Paitoonpong, F. Gray Handley, K. Gayle Bernabe, Masahiko Noda, Miwa SonodaPatrick Brennan, Diane E. Griffin, Ichiro Kurane

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Abstract

This review summarizes the presentations given at the 22nd International conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim. The purpose of this annual meeting is to foster international collaborations and address important public health issues in the Asia-Pacific region. This meeting was held in Bangkok in February 2020 and focused on emerging virus infections. Unexpectedly, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic was in the initial stages leading to a special session on COVID-19 in addition to talks on dengue, influenza, hepatitis, AIDS, Zika, chikungunya, rabies, cervical cancer and nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-77
Number of pages7
JournalVirology
Volume555
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Arboviruses
  • COVID-19
  • Cancer viruses
  • Emerging viruses
  • Hepatitis
  • Vaccines
  • Zoonotic viruses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Virology

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