2018 World Influenza Conference

The 2018 World Influenza Conference will be hosted by the Chinese Association of Preventive Medicine (CPMA), China Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS), and the Asia-Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI). The conference is organized in collaboration with the European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI), the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) and the International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases (isirv).

An evaluation of emergency guidelines issued by the World Health Organization in response to four infectious disease outbreaks

The urgent need for guidance and the paucity of structured scientific data on emerging diseases hinder the formulation of evidence-informed recommendations using standard methods and procedures.

Clade X pandemic exercise highlights policies needed to prevent or reduce the worst possible outcomes in future pandemics

At the conclusion of the exercise, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security presented six strategic policy goals needing commitment from the United States to prevent or reduce the worst possible outcomes in future pandemics.