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ZIKAction at 3rd International Conference on Zika Virus and Aedes related infections

Tags: , | February 13th, 2020

ZIKAction Consortium will be presenting preliminary results of its vertical transmission study at the 3rd International Conference on Zika Virus and Aedes related infections that will be held in Washington DC, USA, from 13th to 16th February 2020.

The conference aims to bring together physicians, public health practitioners and researchers to address challenges that Zika and Aedes related infections pose around the globe and try to fill knowledge gaps that still remain, despite many published papers.

Details of the ZIKAction presentations taking place at the conference are shown below.

 

Friday, February 14, 2020

  • Aileen Lue, Pediatric Medicine Resident, Bustamante Hospital for Children & University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. Severity and Outcomes of Dengue in Hospitalized Children from Five Hospitals in Jamaica During the 2018-2019 Epidemic: Is this due to Antibody Dependent Immune Enhancement from ZIKA Virus Exposure?
  • Karen Webster-Kerr, National Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health and Wellness, Kingston, Jamaica. Trends in Dengue – The Jamaican Experience.

 

Saturday, February 15, 2020

  • Celia DC Christie, Child and Adolescent Health, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. Overview and Preliminary Results of the ZIKAction Vertical Transmission Study in Jamaica.
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