ERS Training Course: Acute respiratory pandemics: how to plan and manage

9 Nov 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands

This practical course covered outbreak investigation, pandemic planning, recent developments in respiratory pathogen biology and therapy, and focused around two practical scenarios in which participants could gain experience in managing an acute epidemic. Research during an epidemic and ethical aspects were also covered.

Speakers and facilitators included: Pasi Penttinen, Head of the influenza disease programme, ECDC, and Vladimir Prikazsky, Expert, Public Health Training, ECDC.