IMED 2011, The third International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and SurveillanceArchived

Event
4 Feb 2011 - 7 Feb 2011
Hilton Am Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria
International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

The emergence of cholera in Haiti once again reminds us of the ferocity with which infectious diseases can strike and of the complex interactions of emerging infectious diseases with social conditions, human migration, and the ecosystem.

The emergence of cholera in Haiti once again reminds us of the ferocity with which infectious diseases can strike and of the complex interactions of emerging infectious diseases with social conditions, human migration, and the ecosystem. These and other topics will be the subject of the upcoming IMED 2011 meeting. Once again, IMED will fully recognize the commonality of human and animal health in a true "one health" endeavor.
How can we better understand, predict, prepare, and prevent emerging disease outbreaks in man and animals Join leaders in the field in Vienna for the third IMED.
Topics include: Wildlife and the drivers of disease emergence – New and emerging arenaviruses – Pandemic influenza: One flu, one health – Food and water borne pathogens – Innovations in disease surveillance – Emerging antibiotic resistance – Q fever outbreak in the Netherlands – Public communication of disease outbreaks – Vaccines and vaccine preventable disease outbreaks – Public communication, new media and emerging infectious diseases