Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Newly Resurgent

Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Newly Resurgent December 5, 2022 Introduction  We seem to be in a sort of Golden Age of respiratory viruses, including flu, SARS-CoV2 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/11/20/hospital-capacity-rsv-flu-covid/). RSV is an enveloped negative strand RNA virus with a genome of approximately 15,000 nucleotides encoding 11 proteins. There are two serotypes, A and…

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Global Virus Network (GVN) Convenes First-Of-Its-Kind Conference To Evaluate The Public Health Magnitude Of Long-COVID And Define A Global Research Roadmap To Address The Crisis

World Leaders in Science, Healthcare, Academia, Business and Government Discuss Issues and Ramifications of Long Covid Baltimore, MD, USA (July 22, 2022) – The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition of world leading medical virology research centers, yesterday concluded a two-day gathering on the ‘Science of Long COVID.’ The first-of-its-kind conference reviewed the wealth of cohort…

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WILL THERE BE A TWINDEMIC?

By Dr. Peter Palese, Ph.D. “Twindemic” is a term that has not yet been in the headlines but is likely to become part of our lexicon as the summer progresses. Twindemic refers to the possibility that we will see continuing cases of COVID-19 together with severe influenza forcing the country to deal with two serious…

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TOP SCIENTISTS CALL ON GLOBAL HEALTH AGENCIES TO FUND INNATE IMMUNITY RESEARCH AS ADDITIONAL MEASURE TO FIGHT PANDEMIC VIRUSES

Global Experts Host Symposium and Agree that Innate Immunity May Be Effective, Globally Available Tool to Supplement Delay in Vaccine Availability and Distribution Baltimore, Maryland, USA, January 08, 2021: The Global Virus Network (GVN) and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis co-hosted a December 11, 2020 international symposium on innate immunity and COVID-19.…

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WORLD EXPERTS IN VIROLOGY ALERT THAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBALIZATION ARE AN ADDED PROBLEM IN VIRAL DISEASE TRANSMISSION

WORLD EXPERTS IN VIROLOGY ALERT THAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBALIZATION ARE AN ADDED PROBLEM IN VIRAL DISEASE TRANSMISSION Dr. William Hall Receives The GVN Robert C. Gallo Award for Scientific Excellence and Leadership Baltimore, MD, USA, July 2, 2019: The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 48 Centers of Excellence and 7 Affiliates in 29 countries…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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),…

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