TropMed webinar: Vaccine evaluation and transfer to policy
The seminar will be shared via Zoom. Contact Claire-Lise Kessler if you want to join
Conall Watson will speak about Ebola ring vaccination; Ifedayo Adetifa about Vaccine impact studies and implications for vaccine policy: case studies from Kenya.
The Zaire ebolavirus can cause extensive high-mortality outbreaks. Transmission can now be prevented through vaccination with rVSV-ZEBOV (V920). This talk with describe the epidemiological design and development of “Ebola ça Suffit”, the smallpox-inspired, cluster-randomised, ring vaccination efficacy trial deployed in Guinea during the West African epidemic, and will outline how the rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine has been used for outbreak control.
Date: 11 February 2020, 9:30 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Venue: NDM Building, Headington OX3 7FZ
Venue Details: NDMRB Seminar Room
Speakers: Conall Watson (University of Oxford), Ifedayo Adetifa (KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)
Organising department: Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health
Organiser: Claire-Lise Kessler (University of Oxford)
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Part of: Tropical Medicine Seminars
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Claire Escher Kessler