Eighth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2021)

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This virtual conference is organized by the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) and the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED).

Topics:

  • Emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals and the “One Health” concept
  • Methods and models of disease surveillance, detection, and prediction
  • COVID-19: Lessons learned; Vaccine Development
  • Emerging zoonoses and animal health threats
  • Biosecurity and agents of bioterrorism and biological warfare
  • Infections related to travel and migration of humans and animals
  • Advanced diagnostic technologies for emerging infectious diseases
  • Foodborne and waterborne pathogens
  • Specific disease threats: Pandemic Avian, and Swine Influenza; Ebola, Yellow Fever, Lassa, and other viral hemorrhagic fevers; antimicrobial-resistant pathogens, Anthrax, plague; healthcare-associated infections; coronaviruses: SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2; pandemic impact on HIV/TB, vaccination programs, and antimicrobial resistance
  • Vaccines and therapeutics for emerging diseases Social, political, and economic factors in disease emergence
  • Epidemic/Pandemic preparedness and response
  • Neglected emerging threats: Snake bites, rabies, marine toxins, and fungal pathogens
  • Modeling and forecasting
  • Genomics
  • Public health informatics
  • Outbreak investigations

Date

November 4-6, 2021

Location

Virtual Conference

Email

doris.steinbach@isid.org

Website

imed.isid.org/

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