Second isirv Antiviral Group Conference, Hanoi, Viet Nam, 29th - 31st October 2012
The joint meeting with isirv on Severe Influenza: Burden, Pathogenesis and Management, was organised in conjunction with the National Institute of
Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) in Hanoi. The 160 delegates participated in a programme of plenary and workshop sessions which covered all aspects
of severe influenza, including its epidemiology and clinical manifestations, virus and host factors in SARI pathogenesis, and clinical management,
including intensive care strategies and the role of antivirals and other interventions in mitigating disease severity as well as the problem of
antiviral resistance. Generous sponsorship provided grants for 20 participants.