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What You Need To Know About Dr Maria Van Kerkhove

Here Are Brief Info On What You Need To Know About – Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Her Profile, Bio & Wiki  –  Dr Maria Van Kerkhove is the technical lead of WHO’s emergencies program.

Dr Maria Van Kerkhove is the Head of the Outbreak Investigation Task Force at Institute Pasteur’s Center for Global Health. She is an experienced infectious disease epidemiologist with strong field experience in infectious disease outbreaks and epidemiological investigations in Asia, North/Central/South America, the Middle East and Africa.

Dr Van Kerkhove’s main research interests include zoonoses viruses, respiratory viruses and emerging/re-emerging viruses such as Ebola and Marburg. She is a leading member of the Consortium for the Standardization of Influenza Seroepidemiology, which is a global partnership aiming to standardize influenza seroepidemiology and develop comprehensive influenza investigation protocols to inform public health policy.

Dr Van Kerkhove is also currently a technical consultant for WHO as a member of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) task force. She has worked with WHO to routinely analyze available data from countries and conduct risk assessments, and regularly participated on Missions to affected countries.

Dr Van Kerkhove was previously employed by Imperial College London in the Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling where she worked closely with WHO on influenza, yellow fever, meningitis, MERS-CoV and Ebola Virus Disease.


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