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12th AUSTRALIAN INFLUENZA SYMPOSIUM 2017
Doherty Institute, Melbourne

The 12th Australian Influenza Symposium was held at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne on 1-2 November 2017. We were pleased to welcome some 200 delegates from Australia and other countries including the United States, China, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Delegates enjoyed a range of presentations across a broad spectrum of topics, including:
  • Evolution and spread of zoonotic influenza viruses
  • Influenza vaccinations for maternal, juvenile and elderly populations
  • Attitudes towards influneza vaccination
  • Epidemiological studies of influenza
  • New and emerging technologies in influenza vaccines, diagnostics and treatments
  • Recent research developments in understanding influenza biology and the immune system response
  • A roundtable discussion on ways to reduce the impact of seasonal influenza epidemics in Australia.
The Symposium was also followed by a special joint session on Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) with the Australian Respiratory Virology Meeting. We would like to thank all of the attending delegates and speakers. In particular, we would like to thank our invited international speakers:

Please click here to download the program from the 12th Australian Influenza Symposium.

The next Australian Influenza Symposium will be held in 2019. To be added to the symposium mailing list for future years, please register your details here.

Symposium enquiries: symposium@influenzacentre.org.

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