MMV and DNDi make 400 compounds available to stimulate research into new drugs for pandemic diseases

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) have launched the Pandemic Response Box to provide researchers with free access to 400 diverse compounds to accelerate the discovery of new treatments for life-threatening pandemic diseases.

ASF Combat

This tool enables pig producers to evaluate areas for biosecurity improvement on their farms by completing a short questionnaire based on African swine fever (ASF) virus scientific literature and practical experience, intended to help reducing the ASF introduction risk level.

CommunityFlu 2.0

This software allows users to simulate the effects of various interventions – including vaccination, school closure, facemasks, and patient isolation – on the spread of an influenza pandemic.

FluSurge 2.0

This spreadsheet allows hospital administrators and emergency planners to estimate hospitalizations and deaths during an influenza pandemic and to compare existing hospital capacity to expected numbers of patients needing hospitalization, intensive care, and ventilator support.