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WHO Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research. Report of the Seventh Meeting. Geneva, Switzerland, 10-11 November 2005

WHO/CDS/EPR/2006.2


WHo Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research. Report of the Seventh Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 10-11 November 2005

1. Introduction and report of the Secretariat
2. Update on variola virus strains in the two virus repositories
3. Update on diagnostic assays
4. Update on antibodies
5. Sequence analysis of variola virus DNA
6. Biological properties of variola virus strains
7. Update on animal models
8. Update on vaccines
9. Review of candidate antiviral drugs
10. Miscellaneous
Annex 1: Agenda
Annex 2: List of participants

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