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11th workshop for Rabies in Bucharest : a successful meeting !
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17/07/2019
♦ 12-13 June 2019 ♦ The 11th annual meeting organized by the EURL for rabies was held on June 12th and 13th in Bucharest, Romania. The event brought together 65 participants, among which many scientists from Europe member states and cross-border countries, as well as personalities from international institutions who all met to share and exchange on rabies. Presentations and discussions focused mainly on epidemiology of rabies in Europe and in bordering countries,...
Wishing you the best for your holidays!
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 20 July 2018 ♦ Summer is here in Europe and its holiday time for many of you…We wish you a nice summer time! Happy holidays!
Workshop for rabies 2018: Thank you for your participation!
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 13-14 June 2018 ♦ The 10th annual meeting organized by the EURL for rabies was held on 13th and 14th June in the premises of the brand new Belgian laboratory "Sciensano" in Uccles, near Brussels, Belgium. Fifty-three scientists from European Member States and neighboring countries as well as personalities from official institutions met for a day of exchanges on rabies. Presentations and discussions focused on the epidemiology of rabies in Europe and in bordering...
EURL for rabies newsletter: let’s take a break!
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 24 July 2018 ♦ The very first EURL for rabies newsletter was sent to the EURL network on March 2015. This newsletter, which was first intended for EU MS NRLs, was soon available to a larger audience, such as the bordering country laboratories, official international institutions, NGOs, etc… The provided information focuses mainly on rabies in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin as well as on innovation in research and tool development, and more recently on rabies...
Identification of antibodies specific for lyssaviruses and methods of their use
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 17 May 2018 ♦ [Relayed from freepatentsonline.com website] Described herein is a method of identifying a monoclonal antibody (or antigen-binding fragment thereof) that specifically binds a plurality of lyssaviruses for use in post-exposure rabies prophylaxis or in the treatment of clinical rabies. The method includes using a naive antibody phage display library to screen for phage clones that bind whole recombinant rabies virus or cells expressing glycoprotein from multiple...
OIE state of play of the global animal health situation
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 24 May 2018 ♦ [Relayed from the OIE website] The 86th OIE General Session was the occasion to give OIE Member Countries, an overview of the global animal health situation, as well as to analyse trends in the evolution of priority terrestrial and aquatic animal diseases. In addition, new disease status were officially recognised for 10 countries. One of the key missions of the OIE is to ensure transparency of the global animal health situation, including zoonoses. The situation...
Algeria makes progress in the fight against rabies
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 04 July 2018 ♦ [Relayed from the GARC ERN website] Currently human rabies continues to rage in Algeria. In the last decade, there was an average of 15 to 20 cases of rabies/year with 100,000 to 120,000 cases of bites affecting mostly children under 15 years of age. Following Algeria's participation in MEEREB/MERACON in 2015 and 2018 and the sharing of knowledge and experiences on the ground of the different participating countries and international organizations, they are...
Happy retirement Dr Brochier!
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 01 September 2018 ♦ [Text from F. Cliquet during 10th workshop for rabies] Following this presentation on the History and Activities in the Belgian rabies NRL, I would like to take few minutes to say with some emotion some words about one person from this laboratory, one person we appreciate a lot in our laboratory, a person who contributed in the eighties and nineties to the development of oral vaccines and methods for rabies control in fox populations in Europe. Dr Bernard...
Slovenian National Reference Laboratory for Rabies
Published on
20/07/2018
♦ 02 July 2018 ♦ National veterinary institute (NVI) is a special organization unit of Veterinary faculty at the University of Ljubljana. It operates as public institution of national interest. National reference laboratory for rabies is part of Unit for virology Within NVI. The Unit for virology is located in specialized facilities for laboratory investigation of viral diseases. NVI performs the activities determined by the Law on the veterinary service, on the basis of the...
Workshop for rabies 2018: Looking forward to seeing you in Brussels
Published on
25/05/2018
♦ 25 May 2018 ♦ Next workshop for rabies is now approaching and will be held in less than one month in Belgium. Although this meeting is exclusively for member of the EURL for rabies network, more than 52 scientists and international institutions registered and will gather in Brussels on 13 and 14 June. The EURL for rabies thank all of them for their trust in its activities. The agenda will cover four sessions over the 2 half-days: International institutions, Round table of...

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