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The Global Virus Network (GVN) Announces The Addition Of Three New Centers Of Excellence Joining Organization

University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute, U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Vaccine Research and Review and the Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Join Renowned Global Virus Network to Combat Viral Diseases Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 4, 2019: The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 48 […]

“THE HOT ZONE” SCENARIO – WILL IT HAPPEN AGAIN?

The Global Virus Network (GVN) Confirms That Deadly Hemorrhagic Viruses Are a Real & Imminent Threat Baltimore, MD, May 28, 2019: “The Hot Zone,” which premiered on Monday, May 27, 2019, is a three night limited series on National Geographic, based on Richard Preston’s best-selling book that depicts the true story of deadly, airborne hemorrhagic […]

The Global Virus Network (GVN) Launches Anticipation & Preparedness Taskforce Following 10th International Meeting in Annecy, France

The GVN Undertakes Worldwide Initiative to Support Public Health Authorities  Baltimore, Maryland, USA, March 27, 2019: The Global Virus Network (GVN), a worldwide coalition of preeminent virologists engaged in the preparedness, defense and first research response to emerging, exiting and unidentified viruses that pose a clear and present threat to public health, has launched the […]

Global Virus Network Center Of Excellence Researchers Discover That A Bacterial Protein Promotes Cancer

Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Research Suggests that Bacterial Infections May Contribute Far More to Cancers Than Previously Thought Baltimore, Maryland, USA, December 4, 2018: The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, a Global Virus Network Center of Excellence, announced today the discovery […]

University of Nebraska Medical Center, West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens and Colombia-Wisconsin One-Health Consortium Join Renowned Global Virus Network to Combat Viral Diseases

Baltimore, Maryland, USA, November 13, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 45 Centers of Excellence and 7 Affiliates in 29 countries comprising foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans, announced today the addition of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens […]

Global Virus Network Adds Singapore Consortium as Newest Center of Excellence

Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and Singapore, August 22, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN) and the GVN-Singapore Center of Excellence, comprised of 7 virology research intuitions led by Duke-NUS Medical School,  announced today the induction of the Singaporean coalition as GVN’s newest Center of Excellence. The GVN represents 42 Centers of Excellence and 7 affiliates in […]

Global Virus Network Hosts Fifth Short Course

Trains Next Generation of Virus Researchers from Around the Globe Baltimore, Maryland, USA, August 16, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN) last week held its Fifth Annual Short Course on Medical Virology on August 5-11 for 16 early-career human and animal virologists from Austria, Canada, China, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad, United States, and […]

The Time to Cure Hepatitis B is Now

Nature Reviews Commentary lays  groundwork for the momentum behind hepatitis B cure research and the long-term implementation of HBV cure preparedness worldwide.         On the eve of World Hepatitis Day, the International Coalition to Eliminate HBV (ICE-HBV), a global group of researchers, patient representatives and health organisations including the Global Virus Network (GVN), […]

Global Virus Network (GVN) Centers of Excellence Contribute Expertise to Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kerala, India

In the wake of the outbreak, the Government of Kerala is fast-tracking the launch of the Institute of Advanced Virology, which will house a unit of the GVN Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 5, 2018: Several of the Global Virus Network’s (GVN) Centers of Excellence have been researching Nipah virus (NiV) and are currently contributing expertise […]