• Dr. Brechot’s Weekly Coronavirus Blog - May 27, 2020

    Where do we stand in the fight against COVID-19?

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  • GVN Board Member Daniel Arbess on CNBC Power Lunch

    Daniel Arbess discusses GVN, coronavirus, and how we can start to reopen safely

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  • SARS-CoV-2 GVN Center Spotlight: Florian Krammer

    Dr. Florian Krammer of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York shares their progress on studying the serology and antibody response to SARS-CoV-2

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  • GVN SARS-CoV-2 Perspectives: A Vaccine for SARS-COV-2

    Will we get a vaccine, and when?

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  • Dr. Robert Gallo on BBC World News’ Coronavirus Explained

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  • GVN President Dr. Christian Bréchot video interview with Rolling Stone

    Leading virologist Dr. Christian Bréchot discusses the origins of Covid-19, how the virology and wider scientific communities are working together for solutions, how a vaccine may get developed, and why he doesn’t expect one any time soon

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  • New York Times Op-Ed featuring Dr. Robert Gallo and Dr. Konstantin Chumakov

    What if We Already Have a Coronavirus Vaccine? Researchers are testing whether decades-old vaccines for polio and tuberculosis could protect against infection.

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    Top GVN Experts Inspire Rising International Virologists

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  • Africa GVN meeting in Entebbe

    In the Midst of the Second Worst Ebola Outbreak Since Its Discovery, Top African Scientists Identify Ways to Battle Deadly Diseases Together

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“Since our lab co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS and developed the HIV blood test, I have strongly believed mankind will best be served if the world’s leading virologists are organized and better-equipped to deal with new and existing viral threats. ”

Robert C. Gallo, MD

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The Homer and Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine

Co-Founder & Director, Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

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“I am very proud to be President of the Global Virus Network. This large network offers a unique opportunity to gather the best scientists worldwide and reinforce the fight against the threat of viral infections and epidemics, collaborating with the national and international institutions which are at stake.”

Christian Bréchot, MD, PHD


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