Third International Conference on Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Thessaloniki, Greece, September 19–21, 2023

Stephen R. Welch*, Aura R. Garrison, Dennis A. Bente, Felicity Burt, Jake D'Addiego, Stephanie Devignot, Stuart Dowall, Kerstin Fischer, David W. Hawman, Roger Hewson, Ali Mirazimi, Lisa Oestereich, Zati Vatansever, Jessica R. Spengler, Anna Papa

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Abstract

The Third International Conference on Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) was held in Thessaloniki, Greece, September 19–21, 2023, bringing together a diverse group of international partners, including public health professionals, clinicians, ecologists, epidemiologists, immunologists, and virologists. The conference was attended by 118 participants representing 24 countries and the World Health Organization (WHO). Meeting sessions covered the epidemiology of CCHF in humans; Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) in ticks; wild and domestic animal hosts; molecular virology; pathogenesis and animal models; immune response related to therapeutics; and CCHF prevention in humans. The concluding session focused on recent WHO recommendations regarding disease prevention, control strategies, and innovations against CCHFV outbreaks. This meeting report summarizes lectures by the invited speakers and highlights advances in the field.

Original languageEnglish
Article number105844
JournalAntiviral Research
Volume225
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2024

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