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.
11 February 2020, 9:30 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
NDM Building, Headington OX3 7FZ
NDMRB Seminar Room
Conall Watson (University of Oxford),
Ifedayo Adetifa (KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health
Claire-Lise Kessler (University of Oxford)
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Tropical Medicine Seminars
Members of the University only
Claire Escher Kessler