Tag Archives: ZIKA

The Pirbright Institute to play a key role in new European Commission funded project to fight mosquito-transmitted diseases

SURREY, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pirbright Institute is to play a key role in a new international project funded by the European Commission, to fight the mosquito-transmitted diseases now threatening Europe. The Infravec2 Project is an international consortium of 24 partner … Read the full press release

Wellcome commits $100m to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation

LONDON, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wellcome is committing $100m to a new partnership to create vaccines for epidemic diseases. CEPI – the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation – launches on Thursday 19 January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. … Read the full press release

UK and US scientists: 1.65 million projected number of Zika infections in childbearing women by the end of the first wave of the epidemic

Southampton, 26-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Research by scientists in the US and UK has estimated that up to 1.65 million childbearing women in Central and South America could become infected by the Zika virus by the end of the first wave … Read the full press release