Presentation download: Accelerating manufacturing of vaccines during an epidemic or outbreak in Asia

An epidemic can hit us anything without warning. In recent times, Asia has experienced both the devastating effects of SARs and H1N1. Is the next epidemic just around the corner? In fact, recent report from a press briefing organised by a pharmaceutical company seemed to suggest that the next epidemic "time bomb" that may explode in the Asia-Pacific will be …

Preventing epidemics –the virus hunt continues

“The Global Viral Forecasting Initiative (GVFI) is 501c3 not-for-profit whose team has spent the last 10+ years developing a global system to prevent pandemics. Current global disease control focuses almost exclusively on responding to epidemics after they have already spread globally. Nevertheless, dramatic failures in such pandemic control, such as the ongoing lack of success in HIV vaccine development twenty-five …