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‘Live’ Polio Vaccine Fires Up Immune System Providing Protection From SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Two new studies from the Global Virus Network (GVN) in partnership with the Petroleum Industry Health Organization of Iran provide evidence that getting the oral polio vaccine made from live, weakened poliovirus may protect people from COVID-19...
31-Mar-2022 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Virus Network Adds the Aegis Consortium as Newest Center of Excellence

The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 69 Centers of Excellence and 11 Affiliates in 37 countries comprising foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans and some animals, and the Aegis Consortium at the University of...
23-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Virus Network (GVN) Adds the Centre Scientifique de Monaco as Newest Member to Combat Viral Threats

The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 69 Centers of Excellence and 11 Affiliates in 37 countries comprising foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans, and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM) announced CSM as...
22-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Virus Network Announces Inaugural Participants of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The three awardees will receive training and mentorship to help support and propel their rising careers in virology
8-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Statement from the Global Virus Network on the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The Global Virus Network (GVN) is an apolitical global organization comprised of the world’s leading scientists, including those from Russia and Ukraine, who specialize in education and research for the purpose of protecting mankind from viral...
3-Mar-2022 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Global Virus Network (GVN) Adds the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) as Newest Member to Combat Viral Threats

Baltimore, Maryland, USA, February 8, 2021: The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 68 Centers of Excellence and 10 Affiliates in 36 countries comprising foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans, and the Centre for the...
8-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Global Virus Network (GVN) Adds the Scientific Platform Pasteur-University of São Paulo as Newest Member to Mitigate Viral Threats

The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 67 Centers of Excellence and 10 Affiliates in 36 countries comprising foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans, and the Scientific Platform Pasteur-University of São Paulo...
26-Jan-2022 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Global Virus Network (GVN) Adds the Institute of Biomedical Systems and Biotechnologies at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University as Newest Member to Combat Viral Threats

The Global Virus Network (GVN), representing 66 Centers of Excellence and 10 Affiliates in 35 countries comprising foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans, and the Institute of Biomedical Systems and Biotechnologies at...
20-Jan-2022 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites


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The Global Virus Network (GVN) is essential and critical in the preparedness, defense and first research response to emerging, existing and unidentified viruses that pose a clear and present threat to public health, working in close coordination with established national and international institutions. It is a coalition comprised of eminent human and animal virologists from 69 Centers of Excellence and 11 Affiliates in 37 countries worldwide, working collaboratively to train the next generation, advance knowledge about how to identify and diagnose pandemic viruses, mitigate and control how such viruses spread and make us sick, as well as develop drugs, vaccines and treatments to combat them. No single institution in the world has expertise in all viral areas other than the GVN, which brings together the finest medical virologists to leverage their individual expertise and coalesce global teams of specialists on the scientific challenges, issues and problems posed by pandemic viruses. The GVN is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information, please visit www.gvn.org. Follow us on Twitter @GlobalVirusNews

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