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By the Dengue Vaccine Initiative

Regional Dengue Symposium Addresses Today’s Challenges in Dengue Control

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — November 3, 2015 — More than one hundred public health experts and stakeholders gathered today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the First Regional Dengue Symposium, led by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) and the Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI).
11.03.15 to 11.04.15
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Professor Annelies Wilder-Smith Named New Senior Advisor to Dengue Vaccine Initiative

WASHINGTON, DC – March 6, 2015 – The members of the Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI) consortium, the International Vaccine Institute, the Johns Hopkins University International Vaccine Access Center, the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the World Health Organization, are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Annelies Wilder-Smith as Senior Advisor to the DVI, effective immediately.
For many people throughout the world, the bite of a mosquito is nothing more than a common annoyance. But for individuals living in dengue endemic countries such an annoyance can quickly turn into a life threatening condition.