The isirv antiviral group (AVG) will hold its next conference 'Influenza and other respiratory virus infections: advances in clinical management' in Tokyo, Japan, on 4-6 June 2014. The preliminary announcement is available here
A summary report of the isirv AVG discussion meeting on 'clinical trial endpoints for studies of antivirals in hospitalised and at risk influenza patients' is now available here.
Dr Lance Jennings has been appointed as the isirv Chair, taking over from Dr John Watson who stood down at the isirv AGM. Full details of the isirv board members, including brief biographies, can be found in the 'about isirv' pages of the website.
Resources from the recent Options VIII conference in Cape Town, including web-casts of the plenary presentations, are available here.
MERS-CoV: information and links to other sources of information on this evolving situation is available through the news section.
Influenza A(H7N9) in China: information and links to other sources of information is available through the news section.
Effective with the 2013 Volume, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses will be published in an Online Only format. No printed issue will be produced but authors will still be able to order offprints of their own articles. Further information is available here