Abteilung Arbovirologie

Abteilung Arbovirologie

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Overview

We investigate how arboviruses interact with their mosquito vectors and how these interactions affect virus evolution and transmissibility. We are studying the biotic and abiotic factors of arbovirus emergence and are involved in arbovirus outbreak response. In addition, we provide specific support for outbreak response to the WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus and Haemorrhagic Fever Reference and Research including on-the-spot investigations, confirmation of diagnosis, handling of dangerous (biosafety level III) pathogens, case detection, and provision of logistics in the form of staff and supplies.

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