Zika Virus: History, Neurologic Disease, and Threat to the Americas

Aedes aegypti, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is pleased to announce a public program on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 8 am (breakfast at 7:30am) on the Zika virus epidemic. Scott C. Weaver, PhD, of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity at the Galveston (Texas) National Laboratory, and Professor, Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, will speak about current efforts toward understanding Zika virus pathophysiology and epidemiology and building an effective Zika virus vaccine. Paul A. Offit, MD, vaccine developer and chief of infectious diseases of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will comment.

Registration is here

Please join us for this important, timely discussion on an emerging public health threat.

 

 

 

Zika Virus: History, Neurologic Disease, and Threat to the Americas
8 am, Monday, May 16, 2016
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103