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GW Event Discusses Emerging Arbovirus Infections in Latin America, the Caribbean

The Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University will host a day-long event on June 5 about preventing and controlling emerging arbovirus infections in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health, will give the keynote presentation. An immunologist, Dr. Fauci has made substantial contributions to research of HIV/AIDS and other immunodeficiencies.

Throughout the day, sessions will cover arbovirus disease burden, prevention and control strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean; overview of vaccine research and development for Dengue, Yellow Fever, Zika and Chikungunya, and arbovirus field surveillance updates from the Caribbean, Brazil, Mexico and Guatemala.

The event will be held on June 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Milken Institute SPH, located at 950 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037. Interested participants can register here.