Date: March 28-29, 2016
Venue/Address: 5601 Fishers Lane Conference Center Rockville, MD, USA
Hilary Marston at NIAID is the point of contact. Any GloPID-R members that wish to send a representative should contact her and provide the name of the delegate.
Goals of the Consultation
- Review the current information about the epidemiology and natural history (including potential link to microcephaly and other fetal malformations), clinical manifestations, modes of transmission and pathogenesis of Zika virus.
- Identify critical gaps in knowledge, technologies, research infrastructure and regulatory oversight needed to address the current epidemic.
- Discuss strategies to accelerate the development of vaccines, diagnostics, therapeutics and novel vector control methods.