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MEETINGS 2013-2017

432nd Meeting: 8 May, 2018, 7:30 pm at the Alliance Franšaise, Chiang Mai: “Mosquito-borne viruses in Thailand: Health, Risks, and Prevention”.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018.

A Talk by Ali Sawani.

The Talk:

Arboviruses, which include dengue and zika, have significant economic and healthcare impacts in Southeast Asia. The speaker will describe current research to investigate the risk of mosquito borne diseases on expatriates and travelers. The project will help inform vaccine recommendations in travelers, as well as public health efforts to predict seasonal variations in disease severity.

The Speaker:

Ali Sawani is a medical student from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. He is currently working in Thailand as Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Kathryn Anderson, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota. Currently, they are working on a collaborative research project between the University of Minnesota, Chiang Mai University, and Mahidol University.

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