Other viruses

Other viruses

PENTA is involved in research into viruses other than HIV that impact pregnant women and children.

In the case of Zika virus and cytalomegalovirus, we leverage our expertise in study and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV to investigate the mechanisms and consequences of vertical transmission of these other viruses. We apply our experience with development and marketing of paediatric medicines to both vaccines and treatments for respiratory syncytial virus among children and neonates.

Our aim is to continue to identify other areas where the skills and experience of our network can be effectively applied to improve the health of children and women.